ΑΚΤΟ is the largest educational group, in Art, Design and New Media, in Greece.
Applied Arts are taught at AKTO in a global, multidisciplinary spirit, combining scientific theory and artistic practice in a unique way. Our mission is to encourage students, assist them in highlighting their talents and skills and discover their own creativity.
AKTO offers postgraduate and undergraduate programmes of studies, at a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree and a Master of Arts in Design level, validated by Middlesex University.
Programmes of studies:
Fine Art & New Media
Animation & Interactive Media
AKTO Institute of Vocational Training
In reference to Vocational Training, our two year vocational training programmes, offer greater flexibility in attendance requirements and student fees, with the status and reliability of the most specialized educational institution in Art & Design.
Vocational Training Programs
Graphic Design for Print & Digital Media
Interior Architecture & Object Design
Garment & Shoe Technology Technician – Fashion Designer
Moving Image Technician & Digital Designer (Animator)
Scetch – Illustration – Graphic Art
Marketing, Advertising & Product Promotion (Marketing)
AKTO offers flexible Open Learning and Distance Learning programmes of studies.
Specialised seminar cycles are incorporated to the schedule of each academic year, aiming at further developing Art and Design, providing education as well as possibilities of life-long learning.
According to a survey published by DOMUS Magazine, AKTO is ranked in the top 100 educational institutions for Architecture & Design in Europe, for 2013. The emblematic Italian magazine, which for years has set trends, announced movements and combined Design with Architecture in an unsurpassed way, selected the top Schools in the sector and included them in its special edition titled “Europe’s Top 100 School of Architecture & Design 2013″. The edition was released with the December 2012 DOMUS (www.domusweb.it).
As from 2011, AKTO is a member of CUMULUS the only global association, comprised by recognised universities, to serve Art and Design education and research, making AKTO the only private educational institution with this honorary recognition in Greece. Cumulus consists of 176 members and 200.000 students from 43 countries. It represents higher education in Art, Design and Media, promotes originality and assists in the exchange of ideas and current trends in Design (www.cumulusassociation.org).
For the last 40 years, AKTO dynamically promotes its students creations, through a series of successful collaborations with prominent companies, agencies and organizations, and has earned the trust of the employment market. It presents multiple art events on an annual basis and is present in important cultural and art events, while students, graduates and tutors are distinguished internationally.
We remain loyal to the values which are people-oriented, and continuously develop, designing programmes of studies which apply theory in practice and combine Art with Science.
AKTO’s main Campus is situated in Athens, Greece.
It is a contemporary Campus of 5,000m2 surface area, especially designed for the needs of the College.
It consists of, amongst others, a fully equipped amphitheater of 150 seat capacity, a permanent gallery of 160m2, a library of 170m2 with reading and internet stations, contemporary classrooms for theoretical subjects, Computer studios, internet and multimedia studios, workshops, dark rooms and photography studios.
The Campus is equipped with recreational areas for students, garden, café and stationery shop.
AKTO Thessaloniki Campus / northern Greece
The new Thessaloniki Campus is situated at 30-40 26th October and Andreou Georgiou Streets (next to MET HOTEL) and, amongst others, it consists of:
a library of 120m2 with reading and internet stations
contemporary design classrooms
lecture and theoretical subject classrooms
internet and multimedia classrooms
spacious passage space and workshop facilities
indoor recreational areas for students, with atrium and café.
AKTO buildings are fully accessible for people with disabilities.
Division of Development Programs
11A Evelpidon Str.
Athens 113 62