The Department of English Language and Literature currently offers the following MA programmes:

  • MA in English Studies: Literature and Culture with a specialisation in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Anglophone Literature and Culture (for more information about the programme and application guidelines see the MA programme page)
  • MA in ‘English language, Linguistics and Translation’, with two specializations on rotation (a) Linguistics: Theory and Applications, and (b) Translation Studies and Interpreting
  • Interdepartmental MA, “Translation: Greek, English, Russian,” in collaboration with the Departments of Philology and the Department of Russian Language and Literature

Entry Requirements (international students):

  • BA (or equivalent) in Language Studies and Linguistics (for MA programmes in English Language, Linguistics and Translation Studies) and English Literature (for the MA programmes in Anglophone Literature and Translation Studies)
  • English proficiency at C2 level (on the scale of the Council of Europe)
  • Greek proficiency (desirable) at B2 level (on the scale of the Council of Europe), essential for the MA in English, Translation and Linguistics
  • Passing mark in the entrance exams (60/100)

Note: Prospective candidates who have been provisionally selected for a scholarship from the Greek state, must meet all entrance requirements.

Programme information

  • MA programmes last three terms (Fall, Spring, Fall) and start in September; the start date for the MA specialization Linguistics:Theory and Applications and the MA in English Studies: Literature and Culture is October 2023
  • Important dates and deadlines are posted on the departmental announcements page  


Department of English Language and Literature
School of Philosophy
Panepistimioupoli Zographou
157 84 Athens (4th floor, Office 411)
Tel.: 30210-727 7774, Fax: 30210-724 8979
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 11:00-14:00