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Alba Graduate Business School, The American College of Greece

Greece

Overview

Since its establishment in 1992, Alba Graduate Business School, has had a deep impact on the business education landscape. Born to address the pressing needs for professional management skills, Alba strives for excellence, quality and continuous innovation in research and teaching.  Its long-lasting mission is to educate the visionary leaders of tomorrow who will act as agents of change and help shape the future business.

In 2012, Alba Graduate Business School joined The American College of Greece (ACG). By joining forces, the two institutions aim to create a top educational institution and contribute to making Greece an international educational destination.

Alba is accredited by NECHE. All Alba MBAs are accredited from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), while MSc in finance and MSc in SHRM are EFMD  accredited.

Currently the business school offers 10 master’s programs and 3 MBAs.  

In terms of ExEd, Alba is the leader of state-of-the-art executive education in Southeast Europe, meeting the needs of dozens of large corporate clients. Our wide range of programs and seminars (such as Leadership Development Programs, Customized Management Programs and Corporate MBAs) serve organizations at different levels of growth in Greece and internationally.


“Business Unusual” 

Our moto is the founding DNA of Alba. It signifies our unwavering commitment to setting our sights over the horizon, reaching for visionary ideals and working restlessly to get there, against the tide and against all odds. This is the spirit in which we pursue our transformative mission.

In the face of economic, social, political and environmental crisis, we maintain the highest ethical and quality standards while seeking innovations that will transform everything else.




Alba Campus is conveniently located downtown, in the center of Athens. The campus features a range of medium size auditoriums & classrooms and smaller meeting rooms to facilitate the learning experience. Within a modern yet friendly academic environment our students, faculty and visitors experience prompt, tailor made and environmentally conscious services.

Learn more here.

An International Business School

Alba resident and visiting professors come from several countries blending in Alba programs global management perspectives, insights and experience. Programs are enriched from the participation of students that come from a wide range of countries (Nigeria, India, France, US, etc.). Through an extensive network of school partnerships, our students have the opportunity to study abroad and build along an international network. The innovation and business relevance of our programs have been recognized by international awards and Alba programs appear annually in various global rankings of top universities. Alba hosts a number of incoming field trips and exchange students every year, creating a truly international learning experience for Alba students.

See what out students have to say about their Alba experience here and here!



Life in Athens

The Greek capital buzzes away as one of the busiest cities in Europe Its wider metropolitan area is home to some 3.75 million people and it dominates the Attica region. Athens is an easy- to-live –in city with a modern infrastructure network, a new wave of stylish shops, restaurants and hotels. All of this create an exciting and eclectic student experience, from historic sites to modern and vibrant nightlife to leisurely coffees.


Making up your mind for your studies can be a hard decision. We understand that ‘one size does not fit all’ and we offer personalized services to help you refine your career vision, identify the most suitable program, experience a real class before you apply, prepare your application, and develop a personalized scheme.

Alba accepts applications all year round & candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. More about the admission process here.

We are constantly looking to invest in promising individuals with a strong background and the drive to make a difference. Responding to financial difficulties, Alba offers flexible, customized payment plans along with a generous scholarship and financial aid schemes of more than 1,000,000 euros per academic year!

Do you have any specific questions about one of our MBA or MSc Programs? Do you need additional clarifications about the admissions or funding and application procedures?

Please feel free to send us a message here .


Outstanding Career Services

We pride ourselves in coaching tomorrow’s leaders in business. We are committed to supporting our students and alumni in their local and international job search by providing a wide range of tailor-made career services so as to assist them in their career planning and development. Our placement records are incomparable in Greece.


Entrepreneurship at Alba

The Alba Hub for Entrepreneurship and Development (AHEAD) brings together all Alba’s activities dedicated to entrepreneurship. We support students and alumni entrepreneurs through our exclusive services, and work closely with the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem to celebrate all forms of enterprising.

 

#AlumniUnusual

Our alumni have remarkable stories to share about their time at Alba and their journeys after graduation. They are leaders and innovators across the global business community, active participants in the life of the School and strategic partners in our continued success.

We share some of their #AlumniUnusual stories here.

University Highlights

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English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
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Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

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