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250
Students enrolled in this school.
4
Bachelor's programs offered entirely in English.
5
Master's programs offered entirely in English.

Why should I study here?

AAS was established in 1990 and is today one of the biggest colleges in Thessaloniki. It is well-known for its high standard of education in Art & Design Studies.

What are the admissions criteria?

AAS accepts applications throughout the year, but it's recommended that students apply early. The deadline is June 15th. The application includes a portfolio, a passport copy, an application form, a diploma or transcript, and proof of English proficiency (if from a non-anglophone country).

What is student life like?

Our college values a balance between academic and personal lives. Our campus is available for students, and tournaments are organized by college students. Thessaloniki is a friendly, inspiring city with large avenues, commercial streets, parks, squares, picturesque traditional neighborhoods, and a vibrant student community of more than 80.000 students. You study and practice at fully equipped computer studios, fashion design studios, and design studios while you can enjoy and relax at the college’s cafe. 

By choosing to study with us, you are making a valuable investment in your future. To give you the best preparation for your career, we support you through our employment-focused teaching and learning, and through industry links, advice, and career guidance.

Scholarships & Funding

Partial Scholarship: 2,000.00 €/year (A special offer to all applicants who cover the requirements and meet the deadline).

Housing options.

The student accommodation office helps international students secure housing, which ranges from 200-300 euros per month.

Dining information

Additional notes.

AAS programs are conducted through a franchise arrangement with the University of Central Lancashire (UK). Validation and accreditation are important factors to look at when considering a college in Greece.  Please be sure to check out the "Jenn Says" section of the country's page for essential information.

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