Our mission is to educate visionary leaders of tomorrow who will act as agents of change and help shape the future business world by pushing forward the frontiers of knowledge related to the management of business organizations, while making that knowledge relevant to practitioners. Generating and disseminating knowledge represent our twin objectives.

Top 3 reasons to study here

  • You will learn from some of the most respected, experienced and published academics in the world.
  • You will meet, interact and collaborate with outstanding students from various academic, cultural and national backgrounds.
  • Through your studies at ALBA you will experiene the combination of both personal and professional approach to your needs as a student and an individual.

About

History

ALBA was founded in 1992, through a joint initiative of the Federation of Greek Industries ( ), the leading Employers' Union in Greece, and the Hellenic Management Association ( ); both the preparation for the creation of ALBA and its operations until the end of 1993 were funded by the European Commission and by contributions offered by its Corporate Members.

Education

Our portfolio of Innovative Academic Programs that receive international recognition consists of:

  • The ALBA MBA: Empowering Tomorrow’s Leaders for a Changing World
  • MBA in Shipping: Sea.. Your Future
  • MSc in Shipping Management: Navigate Your Future
  • MSc in Entrepreneurship: Live it. Craft it. Master it. Create it.
  • MSc in International Business and Management: Launch Yourself in Business
  • MSc in Finance: Invest in Yourself
  • MSc in Risk Management: Know Your Risks
  • MSc in Marketing: Brand Yourself
  • MSc in Strategic HRM: Unleash People Talent and Full Potential
  • MSc in Business for Lawyers: You know Business Law; Now Learn the Laws of Business
  • MSc in Tourism Management: Upgrade to Business Class

Research

The ALBA faculty consists of a core of resident faculty and a number of visiting professors from leading international business schools (e.g., Boston College, INSEAD, IMD, London Business School, New York University, Warwick University). ALBA Resident Professors are leading academics who produce high calibre academic research that has appeared in such journals as Academy of Management Review, Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Operations Management, Management Science, Review of Financial Studies, and Strategic Management Journal.

Career

The Career & Alumni Office has established strong relations with the business community. Our extensive knowledge of the market's recruitment needs puts us in a position to guide and support ALBA graduates and alumni in their career path by providing them with exposure opportunities. Through a series of activities and events, graduates and companies are brought together with the aim of a mutually beneficial collaboration, ensuring that ALBA talent is employed by the market's leaders.

Master's Programmes

Business & Management (12)
Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)
Law (1)

Many organisations offer scholarships or grants. Some of these might help you to study for a Master at Alba Graduate Business School!

Services

Student services

We Offer the Following Services:

  • Career Coaching
  • Career Preparation Workshops
  • Career Development Events
  • The Career Forum
  • Keeping Student Community Updated & Informed
  • Acting as a Liaison between Students & Companies

Housing services

Private accommodation is provided to international students from the first moment of their arrival in Greece. We provide fully furnished apartments (with en-suite kitchen, bathroom and cleaning facilities) which are available at walking distance from the School's campus. All apartments are located in the area of Ilisia in Athens city center. Accommodation is not included in the tuition fees, and is therefore covered either by the students themselves, or by scholarships.

Library services

ALBA Graduate Business School’s library is an academic and lending one, owning reference resources in related to business administration and related sciences.The library is continuously adding new services and updating its content in response to the needs of its users. Apart from lending, services include using the electronic resources available through internal network or via remote access.

ICT services

The school is equipped with state-of-the-art IT facilities, supporting both educational and administration needs. Specialized software is available on PCs for both student and faculty use. A customized learning platform is available for academic purposes. All groups of users are being served 24h per day, seven days a week, while most facilities are remotely accessible.

Medical services

Private Health insurance coverage (80% of medical expenses) is being provided for free to all ALBA International Students

Student Life

Campus life

ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece is located in Greece, at the center of Athens. The School's facilities cover a total of 5,750 square meters and include:

  • 16 classrooms (fully equipped with audio visual means)
  • 4 amphitheaters
  • 2 Computer laboratories
  • Library (with reading room)
  • Group-study rooms (private spaces for four to five people groups with a reading table, white board and PC station)
  • Student lounge
  • Faculty offices
  • Administration offices
  • Cafeteria

Sports facilities

The athletic facilities at ACG (Deree Campus, approximately 25 min’ from the ALBA Campus) are distinctive in their variety and quality. From our FIFA designed soccer field, to Olympic-sized swimming pool, indoor and outdoor courts, fitness facilities and exercise studios, there is something for every fitness level and interest.

More specifically Deree Campus includes:

  • DEREE Gym
  • Sports Lounge with Enhanced Game Area
  • Locker Rooms
  • Sauna
  • Equipment
  • Climbing Wall
  • Tennis Courts
  • Soccer Field
  • Track and Field

Accreditation

ALBA is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the most prestigious accrediting organization in the United States. Moreover, all ALBA programs are accredited by AMBA (Association of MBAs, UK), while both the Msc in Strategic HRM and the Msc in Finance are accredited by EPAS (European Foundation for Management Development, Belgium), reflecting the internationally recognized quality and excellence of all ALBA Academic Programs.

The Global Study Awards

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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