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  • Locations: Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Restrictions: TXSTATE applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Language of Instruction: English, Greek
Academic Field: Agriculture, Art, Business, Chemistry, Economics, Education, Engineering, Exercise & Sports Science, Geography, Geology, Health and Human Performance, Health Professions, International Studies, Law, Mass Communication, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, Religious Studies, Theatre Undergraduate/Graduate: Graduate, Undergraduate
Application Fee: 250
Program Description:

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki is a state institution established in 1925.   The structure of the University today, its range of activities and its size make it the largest and most complex institution of higher education in the country. More than 95,000 students study at the university. 

University Website
Website for International Students


Thessaloniki is known as a friendly city with an active cultural life. Beyond the museums, there are numerous movie theaters, several theaters, a state and a city orchestra, cafes, restaurants and bars. Thessaloniki, often referred to internationally as Salonica, is the second-largest city in Greece and the capital of the geographic region of Greek Macedonia, the administrative region of Central Macedonia and the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia and Thrace. Thessaloniki is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political center, and a major transportation hub for the rest of southeastern Europe; its commercial port is also of great importance for Greece and the southeastern European hinterland. The city is renowned for its festivals, events and vibrant cultural life in general, and is considered to be Greece's cultural capital.


Areas of study open to exchange students: 

Courses at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki are normally taught in Greek. However, there are courses in other languages too, especially at the Foreign Language Faculties, Faculty of Law (courses in English, French and German language), School of Journalism & Mass Communication, and School of Economics. In all the other cases, there are special arrangements for exchange students, such as assignment of essays in English with the use of English bibliography in small groups.  Exchange students may take courses in the following fields: Law, Economic Sciences, Journalism and Mass Media (only in spring semester), English, French, German, Italian Language and Literature. In addition, an intensive Modern Greek course is offered free of charge to all exchange students.

Course Offerings/Syllabi

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Language Requirements

The University offers Greek Language Courses free of charge for exchange students.

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Important Dates




Program Dates: Last week of September - Late January Mid-February - End of May
Exam Period(s): Lasts a few weeks after courses end Lasts a few weeks after courses end 

*Please note, these are estimated dates and are subject to change. For the most updated information, please visit the host university website.


Estimated Monthly Costs of Living in Euro:

  • Housing: 150-300
  • Meals: The university offers 3 meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) per day free of charge to all students
  • Local Transportation: 1 Euro/single ticket (Students have a discount)
  • Additional fees: Social semester fee including the semester ticket for free
  • Health Insurance: Covered by the university



The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki offers two options for housing, which includes private accommodations, and 2 students' Residences.
For more information, visit their Housing Website

Helpful Links

Click here for more information about host university.
Incoming Students' Guide - Incoming Students' Guide.pdf
Institutional Factsheet - G_THESSAL01_Institutional_Factsheet_2020-21.pdf
General Brochure - General Brochure 2018.pdf
European Studies Factsheet - DEEP one sheet.pdf
Campus Map - Campus Map AUTh (1).pdf

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2025 10/15/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.