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American College of Greece (Partner)
Athens, Greece (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
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Restrictions: UM applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Language Requirement: None
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Program Type: Partner Exchange
Program Description:
American College of Greece

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Deree, The American College of Greece, is the largest, oldest American-sponsored college in Europe.  Located on a breathtaking hillside at the edge of Athens, Deree’s campus offers an ideal setting to study in Greece, providing an expansive curriculum, modern classrooms, an impressive library, and Olympic-quality athletic facilities.

Fast Facts
Exchange levels: undergraduate, graduate
Language of instruction: English
Language Requirement:  none
University website:
Length of  exchange: semester, academic year, or summer

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Deree, offers 21 majors, 32 minors, & 1000 course per year, including Accounting & Finance, Art History, Business, Communication, Computer Info. Systems, Economics, English, Environmental Studies, History, Info. Technology, International Business and European Affairs, International Tourism & Hospitality Management, Liberal Studies, Management, Marketing, Music, Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, Theatre Arts, and Visual Arts.  Course descriptions can be found at:  The schedule of courses can be found at:

Housing & Meals
Exchange students live in Deree’s residence complex about two blocks from campus. The two or three bedroom apartments have fully-equipped kitchens, full bathrooms, & balconies.  
Cost Information
Students pay their regular tuition to UM and their room and board to Deree.  A double dorm room costs €4,150/semester or €1,630/summer and meals cost about €1,300/semester or €300/summer.  Books cost about €300/semester or summer.  UM financial aid can be applied to tuition, living and travel expenses while on this program. 

Credit Transfer
Students will register for classes upon arrival at Deree.  Students must take a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester at Deree, which transfers to 12 UM credits, or 6 credit hours for summer, which transfers to 6 UM credits.
Program Dates
Semester 1: early September to  mid-December
Semester 2: mid-February to mid -June
Summer:  mid-June to mid-July


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/12/2015 09/21/2015 01/01/2016 05/16/2016
Academic Year 2016-2017 01/29/2016 01/29/2016 TBA TBA
Fall 2016 01/30/2016 02/09/2016 TBA TBA