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Conference Interpreting

Hellenic American College

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12 months
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About

The Conference Interpreting program of the Hellenic American College provides you with a solid grounding in Interpretation Theory and over 300 hours of hands-on training inbound and outbound interpreting. Roughly 50% of your training is done in our Interpreting Lab using EU-certified interpreting booths.

Overview

Strengths of the MACI Program

The Conference Interpreting program of the Hellenic American College reflects the way conference interpretation is practiced today. It is taught by faculty with extensive experience as professional interpreters in national and international organizations. Furthermore, the program is in alignment with the training requirements set by the Directorate General for Interpretation (SCIC) of the European Commission. Program strengths include the following:

  • Practice on a wide range of material such as speeches, presentations and webinars on a rich variety of topics, including EU, international politics, business, law, and medicine.
  • Over 300 hours of interpreting practice.
  • Direct links with the interpreting industry through participation in conferences, congresses and seminars as auditors as well as practitioners.
  • Faculty mentoring and personal support for your academic and professional development.
  • Career counseling and networking opportunities through the Career Development Office during and after your studies.

Career Paths

The program’s structure and content are fully-tailored to meet the needs of aspiring interpreters who wish to pursue a career as permanent staff or freelance interpreters in national and European institutions and public services. Also, as graduate of the MACI program you can pursue a career in Interpreting and Conference Organization agencies as well as in media institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Interpretation Theory
  • Introduction to Interpretation Practice
  • Consecutive Interpretation
  • Summarizing for Interpretation
  • Oral Speech
  • Simultaneous Interpretation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
90
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree from an institution in which the second foreign language is the language of instruction
  • Equivalent certificate of proficiency for the second foreign language (if involved)
  • Equivalent certificate of proficiency for the Greek language (for non-Greek citizens)
  • Other evidence of proficiency will be reviewed individually

Tuition Fee

Funding

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