ALBA Graduate Business School
ALBA Graduate Business School was founded in 1992 and operates under the auspices of the business community, an association of corporations and institutional members. "Business Unusual" signifies our unwavering commitment to setting our sights over the horizon and working restlessly to get there, against the tide and against all odds. This is the spirit in which we pursue our mission to educate visionary leaders of tomorrow.
LBA is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), the most prestigious accrediting organization in the United States. Moreover, both the MSc in Finance and MSc in Strategic HRM programs are EPAS (EFMD Programme Accreditation System) accredited.
Details per programme
MSc in Shipping Management: Navigate Your Future. For recent graduates and young professionals looking for a career within the shipping industry. Also for shipping professionals who wish to enrich their know-how, officers of the Merchant Marine or members of family businesses preparing to take on increasing responsibility in their companies. The duration of the program is 12 months full-time, and 24 months part-time.
MSc in International Shipping and Finance: A truly unique program. Dual degree in collaboration with the ICMA Centre at Henley Business School, University of Reading, UK. Accredited by three professional bodies (ICS, CISI and ICMA). Delivered at the ICMA Centre (UK) and ALBA (Greece). Seeks to address the increasing demand for personnel with shipping - specific, practical financial management skills and knowledge. The duration of the program is 9 months.
MSc in International Business and Management: Launch Yourself in Business. For recent graduates from any discipline who wish to work in business and management or recent graduates in business, management or economics seeking in-depth insight into the mechanisms of the global economy as well as the strategy and operations of the international corporation. With mandatory internship and applied projects, aims to enhance their employability in the local and the international job market. The duration of the program is 12 months full-time, and 24 months part-time.
MSc in Finance: invest in Yourself. For university graduates with a quantitative background wishing to launch a career in finance and for professionals who hold finance-related positions. Is the CFA Program Partner in Greece. The duration of the program is 14 months.
MSc in Risk Management: Know Your Risks. For graduates with a quantitative background in pursuit of a career in risk divisions of financial institutions, large corporations or investment companies, managers who engage in risk taking activities, professionals responsible for monitoring risk and reporting to senior management, management consultants specialized in risk solutions or for regulation/compliance officers responsible for supervising business units, enterprises or financial system participants. The duration of the program is 14 months.
MSc in Marketing: Brand Yourself. For recent university graduates and working professionals seeking an ambitious career in marketing and looking to acquire the state-of-the-art skills in this changing field. The duration of the program is 14 months.
MSc in Strategic HRM: Unleash People Talent and Full Potential. For the new generation of HR professionals who will act as strategic partners and effectively align people strategies with business strategies or other professionals in managerial positions who will strategically lead their organization's human capital and act as coaches to unleash their people's talents and full potential. The duration of the program is 18 months.
MSc in Entrepreneurship: Live it. Craft it. Master it. Create it. For recent graduates of any background seriously considering an entrepreneurial career, experienced professionals who want to make the move from employment to entrepreneurship or students who want to enhance their entrepreneurial skills to work for a startup or a larger innovative company. The duration of the program is 12 months full-time, and 24 months part-time.
MSc in Tourism Management: Upgrade to Business Class. For recent graduates from any disciple pursuing a career in tourism. For tourism professionals seeking to advance their management positions. For members of family businesses in tourism. Taught part: October to March. Applied project: April-May. Internship: June-July.
MSc in Business for Lawyers: You know Business Law; Now Learn the Laws of Business.For legal professionals who manage and lead their own law firm, who work as corporate counsels or consultants to business executives, or work in or with the financial services industry. The duration of the program is 16 months.
Double Masters for Lawyers: Business and Law: A Double Success. In collaboration with the University of Reading, School of Law, this unique double postgraduate program allows participants to complete the LLM of their choice and the MSc in Business for Lawyers in 16 months.
Name of the school: ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece
Campus: Xenias 6-8, 11528, Athens, Greece
Accreditation: NEASQ, AMBA & EPAS
Number of Faculty: 22 resident faculty + 62 visiting faculty
Courses held in: English
Length of Courses:
MSc in international Business and Management, MSc in Shipping Management, MSc in Entrepreneurship : 12 months full time, 24 months part time;
MSc in Finance, MSc in Risk Management, MSc in Marketing, MSc in Tourism Management : 14 months
MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management : 18 months
MSc in Business for Lawyers 16 months
MSc in International Shipping and Finance: 9 months
Starting Dates : September;
Except MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management - January and MSc in Tourism Management - October
Application Deadlines: Please visit our website - www.alba.edu.gr
Bachelor's degree required :
Any any discipline
MSc in Business for Lawyers - LLB;
Prior educational background: not mandatory
Tests required and level: TOEFL (minimum 100); IELTS (minimum 7.0)
Specific Languages tests: TOEFL; IELTS; Proficiency of Cambridge; Proficiency of Michigan
Languages fluency: English
References: 2 letters of recommendation
Application fee : €60
Tuition fees: €12.500
Instalments : yes
Scholarships availability: Yes for all Programmes. Visit www.alba.edu.gr/scholarships
Address: ALBA Graduate Business School at the American College of Greece, 6-8 Xenias street, 11528, Athens, Greece
Telephone: +30 210 89 64 531
Masters programs director : Nikos Mylonopoulos, Associate Dean
International Students : Zoe Kourounakou :firstname.lastname@example.org
MSc in International Business and Management:mscIBManagement@alba.edu.gr
MSc in Finance: email@example.com
MSc in Risk Management: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSc in Marketing: email@example.com
MSc in Shipping Management : firstname.lastname@example.org
MSc in Strategic Human Resource Management:email@example.com
MSc in Entrepreneurship: firstname.lastname@example.org
MSc in Tourism Management: email@example.com
MSc in Business for Lawyers: firstname.lastname@example.org
ALBA Website: www.alba.edu.gr