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General
  • id
  • username
  • 2009-06-15
  • Greece
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
  • Simos Grammenidis
  • Assistant Professor
  • Yves Gambier
  • The answers apply only to Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Structure
  • Interdepartmental Postgraduate Programme in Conference Interpreting and Translation
  • Master: 2 years
    PHD: 3-6 years
  • No
Admission
  • The titles that are required are University Diploma + MA
  • Students can come into TS from different fields.
  • Students discuss their research topic with the teaching stuff of the programme before to submit it for to be approved. The proposals are accepted by the Directory Committee of the Programme
  • The main criterion is the originality of the topic.
  • There are no tuition fees. Scholarships can be offered.
Programme
  • For the time being there are not specific courses for PHD students. Some times seminars are organized with invited foreign speakers. The ECTS system is not yet officially adopted by Greece.
  • It depends on the research topic and the previews studies of the candidates.
  • At the end of each academic year a colloquium is organized for students to present a part of their research.
  • Length: about 60.000 words. Time limit: 3 to 6 years
  • Funding is available for mobility (either for research or for participation with paper into a conference).
Supervision
  • Assistant Professors, Associated Professors and Professors are entitled to supervise. After the approval of the research topic the Directory Committee of the Programme appoints a Supervising Committee of 3 persons.
  • After the approval of the research topic the Directory Committee of the Programme appoints a Supervising Committee of 3 persons and one being the main supervisor.
  • At the end of each academic year candidates should present the progress of their research. There is nothing formal though, it depends on the Supervising Committee.
Assessment
  • A Public defense in a Committee of 6 persons is provided for.
  • There is nothing formal.
Other
  • In general, doctoral studies are quite problematic in Greece because there is no yet a clear legal frame.
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