Career opportunities

Graduates of the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) are valuable assets in both the Public and Private sector.

Professional rights

Presidential Decree No. 169 specifies the rights of DFLTI’s graduates.

Translation services

Translation major DFLTI graduates can be employed in various positions within the Translation Industry. They can translate and certify the translation of any public or private document, in accordance with the law, provided the document is in one of their languages of specialization.

Find out more about the Specialization in Translation.

Interpreting services

Interpreting major DFLTI graduates offer professional services like simultaneous interpreting, or consecutive interpreting, relay interpreting, chuchotage, etc. In addition, they can participate in research teams for the study and research of issues related to Interpreting.

Find out more about the Specialization in Interpreting.

Employability

DFLTI graduates can be employed as inhouse or freelance Translation or Interpreting providers in the Public Sector, the Private Sector or in international organizations.

Public sector

DFLTI graduates can work for:

  • Public services and courts
  • The Translation Departments of ministries, embassies, and consulates

Private sector

DFLTI graduates can work for:

  • Translation companies
  • Banks and companies with translation departments
  • Mass media entities, media institutions and international news agencies
  • Publishing houses
  • International conference organizations
  • Private language schools
  • International organizations

International organizations

DFLTI graduates can work in international organizations, like:

  • The United Nations
  • The European Union
  • The Council of Europe
  • UNESCO
  • The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
  • ΝΑΤΟ

The following can also contribute to the employability of DFLTI’s graduates:

Employment

On the occasion of the 35th anniversary of DFLTID, a questionnaire survey was conducted in collaboration with the Alumni Network in order to record the educational and professional career of DFLTI graduates.

The main objectives of this survey are to strengthen the relations between DFLTI and its alumni and to use the valuable experience of the alumni to develop the academic profile of DFLTI in the years to come.

The survey data cover the period 1/6/2021 to 1/9/2021. A total of 294 valid questionnaires were collected in which all "generations" of alumni of the Department are represented. The survey confirms the high absorption of the Department's graduates by the labour market in subjects relevant to their studies.

See the key data obtained from the statistical analysis of the questionnaires:

 

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