Location and Culture
A modern, bustling city, Thessaloniki is located in northern Greece. Its rich, diverse history can be seen in its architecture, and the city itself is well known for its cuisine, open-air markets, and active student population. The beautiful beaches of Halkidiki are less than 30 minutes away, as are many archaeological sites and outdoor recreational activities. Average temperatures in April fall between 45°F and 66°F.
Past students at the Thessaloniki, Greece Project Center have:
- Designed a floating island through a collaborative process to improve water quality and habitat in a lagoon that received agricultural wastes
- Assessed the feasibility and public interest in using hydroponics to grow food and address food insecurity
- Identified opportunities to expand wine tourism in northern Greece