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Accreditation and Recognition

CITY College is strongly committed to quality education and academic excellence. It is officially accredited and recognised by top international accreditation bodies.



National Academic Recognition Information Centre (NARIC)

UK NARIC UK NARIC, the ‘National Academic Recognition Information Centre’ is the official national agency in the UK which is responsible for the recognition of academic and professional rights and privileges of degree holders from UK Universities.

The degrees of the University of York  that our graduates receive are recognised and certified by UK NARIC.

UK NARIC is able to confirm that holders of the University of York degrees who studied at CITY College, University of York Europe Campus should be accorded the same professional and academic rights and privileges as any holders of any UK degree.





The British Accreditation Council (BAC)

BAC CITY College was first accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC) for Independent Further and Higher Education in February 2001. The College received BAC’s re-accreditation in February 2007.

The official BAC’s Institutional Report states:
“…an overall excellent standard of provision in the areas assessed during the inspection…The College is highly unusual, if not unique, amongst independent higher education institutions in fostering an impressive research ethos which, in turn, underpins the quality of the teaching… the staff have academic qualifications and experience fully suited to a higher education institution...”

The British Accreditation Council (BAC) is an Independent body that acts as the British national accreditation agency for Independent further and higher education. Some organisations with nominees on the BAC council are:

  • The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)
  • The Council of Validating Universities (CVU)
  • Universities UK (formerly CVCP)
  • The Standing Conference of Principals (SCOP)
  • The British Council



Association of MBAs (AMBA)

AMBA The Executive MBA programme offered by CITY College, University of York Europe Campus is accredited by the Association of MBAs. The programme satisfies each of the Association's rigorous MBA accreditation criteria.

The official AMBA's Report states: "The Executive MBA has excellent links with employing organisations throughout the region of South Eastern Europe which enhances the programme. The faculty are committed to research, consultancy and quality provision. The rigorous admissions process results in elitist students representing a top management cadre."

In addition, the postgraduate programmes MSc in Management, MSc in Management (Human Resource Management), MSc in Management (Logistics and Supply Chain Management), are also accredited by AMBA.

The Association of MBAs' accreditation service is internationally recognised as the global standard for all Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Doctorates in Business Administration (DBA) and Masters in Business and Management (MBM) programmes. AMBA currently accredits MBA, DBA and MBM programmes at 201 schools in over 70 countries.





Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

CMI CITY College, University of York Europe Campus is an Approved Centre of the CMI.

Our students completing the Executive MBA programme can receive two prestigious qualifications from one programme: the University of York degree and CMI’s most senior qualification: the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership. Our graduates will also become members of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI).

The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership.



BCS Accreditation and Exemption


The Computer Science department is proud of the fact that our Bachelor's programmes offered in Thessaloniki are accredited by the BCS (British Computer Society), The Chartered Institute for IT. The accreditation is a confirmation of the department's continuous efforts to provide high quality education to its students. It also provides a competitive advantage to our graduates as a demonstration of their competence in the profession.

Full CITP Accreditation
Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for registration as a Chartered IT Professional.

Partial Ceng Accreditation*
Accredited by BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT on behalf of the Engineering Council for the purposes of fully meeting the academic requirement for Incorporated Engineer and partially meeting the academic requirement for a Chartered Engineer.

*Dual Accreditation: All Honours degrees accredited for CEng (partial fulfilment) registration from intake year 1999 meet the requirements for standard route IEng registration and Sydney Accord recognition.




CITY College is the Europe Campus of the University of York and all its students who successfully complete their studies for the University of York programmes are graduates of the University of York. CITY College is a private legal entity located in Thessaloniki, Greece, where it operates as a College according to the local law.




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