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ALBA Graduate Business School

ALBA Graduate Business School

ALBA Graduate Business School


ALBA Graduate Business School at The American College of Greece was founded in 1992 and operates under the auspices of the business community, an association of corporations and institutional organizations, currently numbering more than 90 members.

Alba strives for excellence, quality and continuous innovation in research and teaching. Alba offers graduate academic programs, most of which are internationally accredited by AMBA or EFMD. It 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 professors come from the best Universities worldwide such as Yale, London Business School, IMD etc. 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.

In addition to its academic programs, Alba offers high-quality executive education in order to meet the needs of large domestic and international corporate clients. These programs range from open enrollment seminars to customized solutions. More than 11000 executives have attended Executive Development Programs at Scholarships are available for international students. If you would like to see whether you are eligible please fill out this form website..

The Alba's alumni body comprises approximately 3.000 distinguished individuals who form a group of young and dynamic managers in the process of building challenging careers, while at the same time enhancing Alba's reputation in the Greek and international business communities.

Campus Features

ALBA is located in the center of Athens close to the US Embassy at 6-8, Xenias street. The School's facilities cover a total of 5,750 square meters and include:

  • 12 classrooms (fully equipped with audio visual equipment)
  • 7 amphitheaters
  • 2 Computer lab, Group-study rooms
  • Library
  • Student lounge / Cafeteria

    Visa Requirements

    For non EU Member candidates, a student visa (D.4.1) is required in order to study at Alba. No other kind of visa is acceptable, ONLY a student visa applies for Greece. Student visas in Greece are issued only for full-time study, on the understanding that students study on campus and have the sufficient funds to cover their tuition fees and living expenses while residing in Greece. Alba students holding student VISAs are not allowed to work in Greece in full or part-time basis. They can only participate in non paid internship programs.

    After registration is completed, International Students get in direct contact with the International Relations Department for starting the VISA procedure.

    Before students’ VISA expires, the International Relations Office provides complete guidance and assistance to the students for issuing a 12 month student residence permit for Greece. Alba covers the residence permit commission fees (166 Euro) and all the lawyer expenses who will submit the documents on behalf of the students at the immigration regional office in Athens.

    Scholarships and Funding


    Partial scholarships are available for international students up to 30% on tuition fees. If you would like to see whether you are eligible please fill out this form.



    On April 2021, Eduniversal published its new 2021 ranking of the Best Masters & MBA programs. The rankings include 50 specializations, covering 136 different countries within 9 geographic zones. More than 22,000 postgraduate programs from 1800 universities and schools across the world were proposed and evaluated and 5416 programs were ranked.

    Many of Alba programs appear in a prominent position within their category.


    AMBA Accredited

    Student Testimonials


    • Athens

      ALBA Graduate Business School 6-8 Xenias Str. , 115 28, Athens