City College Private Institute of Greece was founded in Thessaloniki in 1989. In 1993, City college signed an official agreement with the University according to which the College assumed the responsibility of running a series of the University’s undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Thessaloniki, Greece.
The high academic standards and the establishment of mutual trust which have distinguished the collaboration of the two institutions over the years led to the official recognition of City College as an Affiliated College of the University of Sheffield in March 1997.
Today City College Private Institute of Greece consists of three academic departments and one division:
- The Department of Business Administration & Economics
- The Department of Computer Science
- The Department of Psychology
- The Division of Humanities and Social Sciences
The South – East European Research Centre (SEERC) was jointly established by the University of Sheffield and City College in 2003, in Thessaloniki. SEERC is an international, multidisciplinary, not-for-profit research centre.
City College is accredited and recognised by the British Accreditation Council .
The mission of City College is to maintain the highest standards of quality as an Institution of Higher Education employing staff who work at the frontiers of academic enquiry and follow the developments of the real worlds in order to educate students to become experts in their disciplines and at the same time develop into well-rounded cultures personalities who will contribute to the creation of a civilized society.
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