Rich in Culture and History
Ever since 1982, we developed 3:2 programs focusing on Engineering, Information Technologies, Biomedical and Manufacturing Engineering, and appointed talented and experienced faculty to deliver them. Whereas only 30 students enrolled in Southeastern’s first academic year, in the first decade of its operations, an ever-increasing number of students from southeastern Europe became interested in American postsecondary education.
Since its inception, Southeastern’s dedication has been to respond to the evolving needs of society by offering capable and motivated students:
- excellent upper-level curriculum programs
- intellectual growth with scholarly and creative activities
- a research culture and environment; preparation for upper level curriculum studies; quality research for the upper level curriculum
- the link between study and professional achievement
Over the past 40 years, SOUTHEASTERN’s instructors and students have formulated many devices, systems and laboratory techniques that have made a substantive and transformative contribution to their respective fields/areas of interest, and have thus transformed the research character of Southeastern.
Today, we are celebrating 40 years and we are proud of our 18.755 graduates, and their individual stories of success. The objectives of Southeastern are to equip students with an excellent education, enabling them to compete successfully in the contemporary era’s competitive knowledge-based economy’s job market; to adopt productive, and conducive roles in society as professionals and intellectuals; and to embark on upper level curriculum programs of their choice.
Our Timeline in History
Southeastern was established as affiliate of Boston University (BU)
The educational activities of Southeastern commenced with a collaboration program with Boston University (BU, Mass., USA) starting with a study abroad program focusing on Philosophy, Archaeology and Modern Greek Studies.
Southeastern Welcomes Staten Island College, City University of New York (CUNY)
Southeastern signs a transfer agreement (3+1 program) with the Staten Island College, City University of New York (CUNY), one of the largest State Universities in the US.
Southeastern Welcomes George Washington University (GWU).
another affiliation agreement with George Washington University (GWU) focusing on Civil, Electrical & Aerospace Engineering.
Southeastern Welcomes Northeastern University.
Northeastern University assisted Southeastern to develop a full undergraduate program focusing on Business Administration & ran the first year Master of Business Administration (MBA) program (1+1).
Drexel Research Partnerships
Several agreements or joint ventures have been established with a number of other US Universities (i.e. Drexel University) for both joint teaching & research activities
Southeastern Collaboration with New York Maritime Academy
Southeastern establishes collaboration agreement with the State University of New York (SUNY) focusing on the New
York Maritime Academy (Maritime Engineering)
Southeastern Establishes Training & Research Center
Southeastern establishes the new Innovation, Training, and Research Center in Agia. Paraskevi, Athens, Greece to further expand our operations.
Through our admissions system, the level of course offerings, the emphasis on General Education course requirements, orientation and academic counseling sessions, Southeastern projects the image of a leading institution in higher education in Southeastern Europe. Its success in meeting objectives can be measured by the number of upper level curriculum students who have found employment in their chosen professional fields and by the number admitted to prestigious European and American universities for upper level curriculum studies.
Education with principals & values
The educational philosophy of SOUTHEASTERN is based upon maintaining close ties between faculty and students as a way of ensuring the optimization of the learning process while carefully counseling them in the choice of a study plan which not only complies with SOUTHEASTERN requirements but also reflects at the same time their own personal aspirations. Emphasis is placed upon promoting flexibility in the development of new programs consistent with the never-ending evolution of knowledge.
The Birth Place of Democracy
Southeastern is located in Athens, Greece, the birth place of Democracy to inspire and motivate students to go above and beyond their known capabilities such as the Ancient Greek civilizations that brought us many modern sciences, mathematics, politics, and philosophy.
Adapting to a New Era of Hybrid Learning Programs
A history of offering specialized courses with hands-on experience designed to enhance and train students real-world experiences in their field to provide added value knowledge to advance your career or education. Despite recent events with the Covid-19 pandemic, we have adapted our learning platforms to be optimized for all students to attend.
Southeastern's Journey in History
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