Global Business School for Health


New health-focused business school & Metropolitan College of Greece unite to transform global health

8 April 2022

The UCL Global Business School for Health (UCL GBSH) has recently entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolitan College of Greece.

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Excitingly, the UCL Global Business School for Health (UCL GBSH) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Metropolitan College. in Greece, dedicating themselves to working together to improve global business and management for health.

Through this new collaborative relationship, both institutions are committed to working together to enhance their development efforts in this sector including undertaking joint research, collaborating on the design and delivery of executive education and short courses, and exploring collaborations on degree programmes and study abroad experiences.

The Metropolitan College of Greece is motivated to place university studies of excellence at the centre of its philosophy. Its mission is to shape the landscape of Greece’s higher education to match that of the best universities abroad. With 8 state-of-the-art campuses nationwide, it is the leading private higher education institution in Greece and the largest transnational education (TNE) provider in Europe. 

Professor Nora Ann Colton, Director of the UCL GBSH said, “I am delighted to have Metropolitan College of Greece as a partner with UCL Global Business School for Health. Metropolitan College is the largest private College for university studies in Greece. We are particularly excited to work with them to deliver executive education training in healthcare management. Given their track record of innovation and quality in higher education, we believe that our collaboration will offer further opportunities to enhance our education and research in developing health systems that deliver improved outcomes for patients through leadership and management education.” 

The Principal of Metropolitan College of Greece, Dimitris Diamantis said: "This Memorandum of Understanding provides the platform for cooperation in research, education, and student and staff mobility that will be mutually beneficial. We are all excited about the potential that such cooperation with the UCL GBSH carries."

As the UCL GBSH has been established to address issues seen in the global health sector, and the Metropolitan College of Greece views contribution to the social, cultural and economic wellbeing of its communities as a key goal, through this new collaboration both institutions will be able to provide effective developments to combat challenges faced by this sector.