The School’s Aim is to equip students with the skills and knowledge required for productive employment or for graduate studies.
To be the premier, internationally-oriented, English-language college of tertiary education in the Balkan region serving to promote both innovative learning and humanitarian values.
The American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) provides a top quality tertiary-level, multidisciplinary, student-centered, educational experience in Greece by:
- Offering American-style higher education in the areas of business, humanities, social sciences and information technology to a diverse student body originating primarily from Europe and North America, with an emphasis on innovative learning that prioritizes critical inquiry, information literacy, and breadth and depth of knowledge of both local and global phenomena, with English as the principal language of instruction;
- Cultivating the personal and ethical growth of well-rounded and principled individuals with expanded intellectual horizons, a heightened sense of citizenship, and the need for social contribution;
- Contributing meaningfully to the wider communities of Greece and Southeast Europe through its educational, cultural, professional, and service activities, hence projecting the societal responsibilities of the institution and enhancing international understanding and friendship.