Alba Graduate Business School

Athens, Greece

No. Students: 300 No. of Academic staff: 65
Funding type: Private
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Why should I study here?

Discover the top reasons to study at Alba Graduate Business School

  • Quality of the School You will study at a leading European graduate business school that is respected and recognised by both the international Business School community and the corporate world.
  • Quality of the Faculty You will learn from some of the most respected, experienced and published academics in the world.
  • International Accreditation Your program of study is accredited either by AMBA or EPAS, reflecting the internationally recognized quality and excellence.
  • Diverse student community You will meet, interact and collaborate with outstanding students from various academic, cultural and national backgrounds, selected through a rigorous admissions process.
  • Case studies, field consulting projects and simulations Through the extensive use of case studies, field-based work and the development of business plans, you will gain the knowledge and experience required in the job market and you will benefit from courses that are practical and relevant to the constantly changing global business environment.
  • Team-centric philosophy You will share the team-oriented culture that encourages students to freely interact with faculty and administrators and you will be part of the ALBA family.
  • Service-oriented philosophy 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.
  • International outlook and exposure You will have the opportunity to travel across Europe and beyond, to represent your team and your school and to share views and experiences with faculty and students from all over the world.
  • Access to the Greek industry and job market Through the powerful links that ALBA maintains with leading local and international companies you will have privileged access to the people and organisations that shape the present and the future of the European industry and economy.
  • Networking You will participate in high-level social and business networking activities both in and out of the classroom with faculty, alumni, business leaders and students from around the world.
  • Attractive career opportunities Through the ALBA Career Office you will have the opportunity to meet and be evaluated by the most sought-after corporate employers in Greece and abroad.
  • Life-Long learning Through the Alumni lectures, seminars and workshops that ALBA offers collaboration with the ALBA Alumni Association, you will always be up to speed on the latest global management trends.
  • Ideal location You will be able to experience all the above at a modern academic environment set in the heart of Athens, Greece, close to embassies, the Athens Concert Hall and minutes away from the citys historic sites, such as the Acropolis, the Temple of Olympic Zeus the Ancient Agora, the old town Plaka area and the upmarket Kolonaki district.


ALBA is the leading Business School in Greece on the basis of career guidance, entrepreneurship education, executive in-house programs at top companies, and the outstanding placement record of its alumni. ALBA's faculty consists of a core of resident faculty (26 members) and a number of visiting professors (40 members) from leading international business schools in Europe, the US and Canada, such as INSEAD, Warwick Business School, London Business School, IMD, New York University, Boston College, etc. Despite its small size, ALBA's resident faculty has an impressive record of high-quality research publications. About 20% of full time students come from countries such as France, India, Russia, Serbia, Nigeria etc. In addition, a steadily growing network of partners across the world through exchange programs gives students the opportunity to build international networks of professional and social contacts, and benefit from the exchange of knowledge, experience and cultural insights.

Every year ALBA offers a number of scholarships to international students up to 50% on tuition fees and up to 100% on accommodation expenses. Scholarships are based on merit which includes academic performance in prior studies, professional background, leadership abilities, field of previous studies, GMAT score etc.

The ALBA Career Office provides world class support to students and alumni. Through personal coaching, more than 10 focused workshops, career panels, job shadowing, internships and countless company visits, students get prepared to seek the best jobs internationally. The annual Career Forum attracts more than 100 recruiters and is the ground for more than 1500 interviews in less than a week. ALBA subscribes and offers to students and alumni all major international recruitment/placement services.


Career Services

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.

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