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INTERDEPARTMENTAL M.A. PROGRAMME IN “TRANSLATION STUDIES”

This is a 2-year programme offering a total of 120 ECTS. The first year consists of taught courses and the last is devoted to research. Applications are welcome from graduates of Language and Literature departments from Greece and abroad. The programme accepts a maximum of fifteen students annually (five per language direction). Attendance is mandatory.

AIM AND OBJECTIVES
The programme aims at familiarizing students with theoretical issues in translation studies and training them through hands-on experience in one of the three language pairs (Greek-English, Greek-French, Greek-German) in both directions.

STRUCTURE AND CONTENT
The Translation Studies Postgraduate Programme is a collaboration between three of the Faculties of the School of Philosophy, University of Athens: the Faculty of English Language and Literature, the Faculty of French Studies, and the Faculty of German Studies. It commenced in 2010 and its administration is run by the Faculty of French Studies. The programme leads to an M.A. Degree in Translation Studies in one of the following language directions:

  • Translation Studies – English Language
  • Translation Studies – French Language
  • Translation Studies – German Language

The programme lasts four semesters. It offers four seminars and four theoretical courses, annually, out of the following topics:

  • Translation Theory
  • Literature and Translation
  • Translation Studies Research
  • Translation and Interculturality
  • Stylistics
  • Translation and Terminology
  • Translation Tools
  • History and Criticism of Translation

APPLICATIONS AND ADMISSION
Applications are submitted in September prior to the entrance exam, every two years. Twenty-five students were admitted originally in the Programme, while at the moment, the number has come down to twenty-three (five students for English, French, German and Italian, three students for Spanish).

CONTACT
Interdepartmental Postgraduate Programme Secretariat “Translation Studies”
Department of French Language and Literature
School of Philosophy
Panepistimioupoli Zographou
157 84 Athens
Τel.: 210-7277753 (Monday to Friday 9:00-15:00), fax: 210-7277748
Ε-mail: secr[at]translation.uoa[dot]gr
Website: http://www.translation.uoa.gr