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 validated 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 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 Validation Office is the first contact 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 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: [email protected]

E-mail for credit transfer requests: [email protected]

Katerina Kotsidimou (Director, Validation Office)
Validation Office
Tel.: +30 210 600 9800 ext. 1454

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

Operating hours: weekdays 09:00-17:00