The Online Program in Translation provides you with the opportunity to study translation without having to attend lessons in a classroom. The program has the same learning outcomes as the physical two-year program Diploma in Translation.

First year’s modules

  • General translation (English into Greek)
  • Identification of translation difficulties
  • Development of translation strategies and methodology
  • Terminology management
  • Introduction to translation theory
  • Translation technology and online resources

Second year’s modules

During the second year, you will translate authentic texts of specialized content from areas such as:

  • Business & Finance
  • Medicine
  • Technology
  • EU
  • Law
  • Literature
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

It also includes

  • Translation from Greek into English
  • Preparation for the Diploma in Translation of the Chartered Institute of Linguists exams (CIOL)
  • Building a career profile

Applications are accepted throughout the year. After you register, you will receive your login credentials to Blackboard, an e-learning platform, where supporting material (theory, practical tips, translation assessment examples) is uploaded. You will communicate with the program's coordinators and instructors via email, telephone and skype meetings.

For further information regarding the Program and registration procedures, please contact us at 210 3680951 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Course Instructor

Maria Messini holds the Diploma in Translation of the Chartered Institute of Linguists Educational Trust. She has 30 years of experience in lifelong learning education, professional training and exam preparation. Ηer freelance work includes the translation of award-winning works of contemporary British literature. She has won twice the peer-reviewed translation contest organized by the international translators’ community in the English into Greek language combination.


Duration: 2 years

Modality: Online

Certificate of Attendance: Yes, after first year’s successful completion

Certificate of Completion: Yes, after second year’s successful completion

Certification: Diploma in Translation awarded by Hellenic American Center for Lifelong Learning

Course Instructor: Maria Messini

  • High school diploma
  • Knowledge of English at a Proficiency level (C2)
  • Greek mother tongue or Certificate of attainment in modern Greek C2 level