One may study at the Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) if one has successfully participated in the Greek national university entrance exams, or is a graduate of a Greek or foreign university or if one lives abroad (whether Greek or not). Find out what applies to each category.
High school students
High school students who want to study at DFLTI should:
- Gather the required grades for entrance to DFLTI in the subjects of the Humanities stream
- Receive a grade equal or higher than 10/20 in two out the three working languages of DFLTI: English, French, German.
Graduates of Greek or foreign universities
If you hold a degree from a Greek university or an equal degree from a Greek or a foreign institution (recognized by the Hellenic National Recognition and Information Center –DOATAP–) and are interested in studying at DFLTI, you are required to take the DFLTI Entrance examination.
The candidates are examined in three subjects:
- In Modern Greek language (summary of a text)
- In two of the foreign languages below (dictation and translation of a 350-word text from the two foreign languages into Greek and vice versa):
The use of dictionaries or any other aids is prohibited and the number of the words of the text that is assigned to the examinees for translation is set at approximately 350 words.
The successful candidates are enrolled in the 1st semester of studies. The positions available correspond to 12% of the total number of students admitted, that is 15 positions.
If you are Greek, Cypriot or a citizen of a foreign country and interested in studying at DFLTI, see the respective Announcements of the Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs: