Mar 29

Deree-OU Validation Office

The Validation Office (Deree-OU) is responsible for all logistics regarding validation of Deree – The American College of Greece academic programs and modules by The Open University, UK. Also, it functions as the liaison between The Open University, the External Examiners, and Deree Academic Departments, Academic Council, Registrar’s Office, Academic Advising, Curriculum Committee, Committee on Academic Standards and Policies (CASP), Program Committees. The Executive Director of the Validation Office in his role as a member of the Academic Council ensures that all policies, processes, and procedures pertaining to validation are followed.

Moreover, the Executive Director of the Validation Office acts as the first contact person for students wishing to transfer credits from U.S. regionally accredited Colleges/Universities, UK Universities or from other accredited institutions of higher education in Greece and abroad or request an evaluation of their prior learning (transfer credit). At Admissions level, the Executive Director checks the academic credentials of prospective international incoming or prospective transfer students.

Deree students must visit the Validation Office ahead of time when they plan to study for a semester/year abroad and transfer the earned credits back to Deree.


Contact details

E-mail: validation@acg.edu

Dimitra Arambantzidi (Coordinator, Validation Office)
OU Validation Office
Tel.: +30 210 600 9800 ext. 1428

Demetris Loizos (Executive Director, Validation Office)
OU Validation Office
Tel.: +30 210 600 9800 ext. 1428

Operating hours: weekdays 09:00-17:00