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A word about Thessaloniki…

Thessaloniki is the home of Perrotis College. It is a hidden gem in Greece, and we are proud of its long history & rich culture. Thessaloniki is a port city known for its charm and vibrancy and as a melting pot of cultures.  It is the second largest city of Greece. A youthful energy fills the city due to the large number of students residing in the area.

As you walk into the city center you realize that you are within blended worlds: from classical Greek, Byzantine drama, to a modern fast-paced city. Everyone who visits Thessaloniki falls deeply in love with this true heart of Greece, for its easy distances, its personal character, and its rocking night life!

Did you know?

  • Thessaloniki is old. 2,300 years old to be exact: it was founded in 315 BC!
  • The population is approx. 1 million people, and a little over 150,000 of them are students
  • Thessaloniki has more cafés and bars per capita than any other city in Europe!
  • Thessaloniki is a major center of education for Greece. Two of the country's largest national universities are located in central Thessaloniki: Aristotle University and the University of Macedonia.
  • Like a true college town, university students set the mood for life in the city center
  • According to Lonely Planet’s listings, Thessaloniki is the world’s 5th best "Ultimate party city”


Built-in Cultural Activities & Excursions

We care about your stay in Greece, and we believe your cultural immersion & entertainment are just as important as your academic growth and development. For this reason, we provide built-in cultural excursions & activities offering you an experience that you will never forget! These include:

  • Orientation & Familiarization Tour
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
  • Welcome Dinner & Intro to Dining in Greece
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
  • Thessaloniki City Guided Tour 
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
  • Thessaloniki Walking Tour of the Market
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
  • Skiing & Mountaineering Trip
          Included in the Winter Term of the Project Research Program
  • Mt. Olympus Hiking & Lodging
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
  • 4-Day Discovering Athens Journey
          Included in Fall & Spring Term academic programs
          Extra cost (optional): Summer Project Research Program & Summer
          Internship
  • 1-Day Sailing Cruise to hidden islands of Halkidiki
          Included in Summer Project Research Program & Summer Internship
  • 4-Day Sailing Voyage to Skiathos, Alonissos & Skopelos
          Extra cost (optional): Summer Project Research Program & Summer
          Internship
  • Farewell Dinner
          Included in all 6 study abroad academic programs
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