Metropolitan College

Metropolitan College

Since 1982 and until today, Metropolitan College has focused on a strong vision of the intellectual and academic progress of its students. We support the sector of higher academic education with consistency, and we have been established among our students as well as among parents, as the leading choice of high quality university education in our country.

Top reasons to study here

  • AMC is one of the first private colleges in Greece (since 1982) and the college with the widest range of fields of study.
  • AMC offers highly experienced academic staff with continuous training by the collaborating institutions.
  • All courses are specially designed to meet the demands of modern students and to facilitate their entry into the Greek and international job market.

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About

History

With 37 years experience in Greek education, Metropolitan College collaborates with distinguished educational institutions abroad in order to offer academic courses that lead to contemporary technical and scientific knowledge and respond to the current demands of the national and international employment market.

Education

Metropolitan College’s academic structure, the Academic Board, the know-how, expertise and on-going development of our academic staff, the infrastructure, the fully-equipped library of thousands of titles and the technological support of the educational procedures, ensure the excellence in the quality of the educational services provided by the college.

At Metropolitan College we believe that it is our responsibility to maintain and enhance the quality of student life and experience, through both academic and non-academic provisions.

Research

Metropolitan College’s main priority is the continuous development of critical thinking, academic progress and academic research spirit for each of our students.

Services

Student services

Building on AMC’s tradition of valuing diversity and global outlook, AMC has established an International Student Support Office. The Office provides advice, counselling and advocacy regarding application, immigration, housing, cross-cultural and personal matters. Advice is offered on a one-to-one basis, in a confidential setting. AMC also runs group information workshops about various options available to international applicants such as how to stay and work in Greece after their studies and how to extend their student visa. 

Library services

The Library is an important part of your academic experience! Metropolitan College has contemporary and fully equipped academic Libraries both in Athens and Thessaloniki with thousands of academic titles and scientific editions and Computers, thus offering a comfortable and supportive study environment. 

ICT services

AMC's Computer Labs are similar to those found in the best European institutions. Modern computer systems and free access Internet labs are in place to support the educational procedure and the academic research. Accredited technicians are always at the students' disposal. Our state- of- the- art labs include a large number of computers and peripherals of the latest technology.

Medical services

AMC has entered into collaboration with Maroussi Medical Centre, one of the most renowned hospitals in Greece and the Balkans with a number of branches all over Athens as well as with the Interbalkan Medical Centre in Thessaloniki which is considered one of the most advanced hospitals in Europe. AMC students have full access to both Centres 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Student Life

Campus life

AMC is located in a privately owned campus of 8,000 m² in Maroussi (northern suburb of Athens) with easy access from the town centre. AMC also has a 2.000 m2 branch in the heart of Piraeus and one in the city centre of Thessaloniki, in a historic building of 2.000 m².

Sports facilities

Metropolitan College is THE ONLY private educational organization which offers free access to a Sports Club for its students, including 25m swimming pool, fully-equipped gym and group exercise programmes, for the period October-June.

Student clubs

During various Cultural events, AMC welcomes distinguished artists, scientists, lecturers and businessmen of the arts community in Greece. Moreover, students are strongly encouraged to participate in various cultural groups and communities, according to their interests. It is a great opportunity to meet new friends with common interests as well as people from different cultural backgrounds. Students run a variety of organized extra- curricular activities, including:

  • Cinema Club
  • Music Group
  • Dance Group
  • Theatre Group

Accreditation

In December 2010, Metropolitan College in Athens received its first accreditation by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), certifying that it is an overseas independent higher education institution.

BAC was established by the UK’s Department of Education and the British Council in 1984 to oversee independent further and higher education in the UK. It is a registered charity and a not for profit organisation. BAC has developed a series of internationally recognised standards against which institutions are judged and accredited. Today, BAC accredits more than 230 institutions in 19 countries, while more than 300,000 students study at BAC accredited institutions (more than 40,000 students study Internationally).

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