Metropolitan College founded in 1982, enjoys the reputation of a top independent higher education institution in Greece. It has extensive experience in delivering franchised academic programmes, both undergraduate and postgraduate, in collaboration with UK Universities. It is recognized by the Greek Ministry of Education and the British Accreditation Council (BAC) and owns campuses in Athens, Maroussi, Piraeus, Thessaloniki, Heraklion (Crete), Rhodes, Larissa, and Patras.
Metropolitan College’s undergirding philosophy is that a distinguished academic experience should provide students with a rich, rigorous, multi-faceted and diverse educational environment, endorse life-long learning and prepare them to meet the needs of an ever-changing world. In particular, the vision of the college is to provide transformational education to its students, intended to instil strong academic skills and discipline, build professional character ethos and create life-long intellectual passion. It aims to equip them with the knowledge, habits and leadership attributes that would enable them to become happy. All curricula meet the rigorous standards of academic partner institutions (small groups, modern facilities, specialized fully – equipped labs with the latest technology, fully qualified academic staff) and are based on the internationally recognized British higher education system.