Department of Greek Language


Since 1998, the Department of the Greek Language has maintained its distinct section within the Department of “Slavic and Balkan Languages,” reorganized in 2019 into the Department of Greek Language within the Faculty of Foreign Languages of the University  of Tirana (UT).

The department prides itself on the high level of its students, thanks to the qualified academic staff. Currently, the department comprises two Associate Professors and four Doctoral degree holders. Offering a comprehensive educational experience, the Department of Greek Language provides Bachelor’s degree programs alongside second-cycle study programs, including a Master of Science in “Translation and Interpretation” and Master of Science in “Language, Intercultural and Touristic Communication.” Meanwhile, another very important profile “Master of Science in Teaching for Upper Secondary Education” is opened for the first time, which, assessing the interest and demands of the students of this faculty, thus assuming a pivotal role in nurturing the next generation of Greek Language educators.

Striving to achieve  its objectives and goals, both in terms of academic advancement and quality pedagogy aligned with contemporary European standards, the Department of Greek Language fosters multiple cooperation with several  Greek Universities  such as the University of Ioannina and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki encompass a spectrum of scientific projects, further enriched by engagement with Greek associations and foundations, notably including the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation in Athens. Additionally, the department actively collaborates with the Greek Embassy in Tirana and educational institutions like “Arsakeio” and “Protagoniste” to enhance the professional development of its Master’s students. These collaborative efforts have culminated in the organization of numerous international conferences focusing on literary, linguistic, cultural, and translation themes, alongside cultural activities involving students. Facilitated by reciprocal exchanges of academic staff, both in teaching and teacher training, these initiatives underscore the department’s commitment to fostering academic exchange and scientific research. Furthermore, the department organizes summer courses for Greek language students at the University of Ioannina and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, as well as student exchanges within the framework of the Erasmus+ program.

First-Cycle Study Programs – Bachelor


Department of Greek Language

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Bachelor’s Degree in “Greek Language, Literature and Civilization’’

Bachelor’s Degree in “Translation and Interpretation’’

Second-Cycle Study Programs – Master

Master of Science in “Greek Language Teaching for Upper Secondary Education"

Master of Science in "Language, Intercultural and Touristic Communication"

Master of Science in "Technical – Literary Translation and Interpretation"