Collaborations and Memberships

The Hellenic American Union’s mission as a catalyst for forging bonds of understanding between cultures is reflected in its numerous links with other cultural and educational institutions, state agencies, private foundations, and other cultural centers in the United States, Europe and Greece. Among the more than 200 institutions with which the Hellenic American Union has cooperated with in its cultural and educational programming are the following:

Universities

Professional Development and Training Partners

International and Greek Examination Boards

Memberships


Universities

Academy of Electronic Media, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

The Hellenic American Union and the Academy of Electronic Media at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA) cooperated in the development and implementation of Hellas Alive©.

English Language Institute, the University of Michigan

Both a research and teaching institute, the English Language Institute is an integral part of the University of Michigan, which itself numbers among the leading public universities in the United States. The Hellenic American Union has been the official representative for the University of Michigan-Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English since 1957 and the Certificate of Competency since 1994.

Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje

Hellenic American Union, together with the Hellenic American University, has signed a cooperative agreement with the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, which created the Center for Language and Training Excellence (CELTE) in Skopje. The Center will offer internationally certified foreign-language, teacher-training and translation/interpretation programs to students in all the University’s schools and to the general public.

St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia

The Hellenic American University and the Hellenic American Union cooperate closely with the Department of Language Teaching and International Students of the St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia in various academic areas, such as Languages (Modern Greek and English), Teacher Training, Translation and Interpretation and the administration of the University of Michigan ECCE and ECPE Examinations.

Professional Development and Training Partners

Apple Inc.

The Hellenic American Union is an Apple Authorised Training Center since 2010 and offers the official Apple Training and Certification.

Business Management Consultants, USA

In 2002, the Hellenic American Union, with the backing of Business Management Consultants, an international consulting firm specializing in Project Management training and consultation, introduced the Center of Excellence in Project Management.

Cisco Systems

The Hellenic American Union has been part of the Cisco Networking Academy Program since 2002, as a Regional and Local Academy. Since 2012, the Hellenic American Union provides its services as an Academy Support Center and Instructor Training Center, according to the new Cisco Partner Model.

Global Association of Risk Professionals

Since 2010, the Hellenic American Union cooperates with the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) in offering the latest global subjects in risk management through training.

International Institute of Business Analysis

Hellenic American Union is now the only Endorsed Training Provider of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA®) in Greece, offering a series of seminars in Business Analysis and CBAP Prep Courses. IIBA® is an independent non-profit professional association serving the growing field of business analysis.

International Import Export Institute

The Hellenic American Union is the only official test center for the Certified Exporter examination of the International Import Export Institute (IIEI) in Greece.

ISACA Athens Chapter

Since 2005, the Hellenic American Union hosts the operations and several events of the Information Systems and Control Association’s Athens Chapter. In addition the ISACA Athens Chapter supports our events and trainings.

Hellenic Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Since 2008, the Hellenic American Union hosts the operations and various events of the Hellenic Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Microsoft

The Hellenic American Union is a Microsoft Certified Silver Partner for learning solutions.

PM-Greece

We associate with PM-Greece, the national member of the International Project Management Association, providing preparation courses for the certificates of IPMA and hosting the examinations.

Project Management Institute

The Hellenic American Union Center of Excellence in Project Management is a Global Registered Education Provider of PMI. All our courses are accredited by PMI and offer PDUs for certification purposes.

International and Greek Examination Boards

Center for the Greek Language, Greek Ministry of National Education

The Hellenic American Union (HAU) is an official examination center for the national certificate of Modern Greek, which has been developed by the Center for the Greek Language, a non-profit organization supervised by the Greek Ministry of National Education.

CITO

CITO consultants worked with the Hellenic American Union and the Hellenic American University since 2004 to 2007 to provide support in test construction and validation of the Advanced Level Certificate in English (ALCE).

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

ETS develops and administers more than 12 million tests worldwide, among which the TOEFL, GMAT, GRE, SAT and TOEIC. The Hellenic American Union has been the sole representative for the TOEIC in Greece since 2000.

Global Association of Risk Professionals

As a VUE testing center we host the GARP examinations in Greece

Information Systems Audit and Control Association - USA (ISACA) & ISACA Athens Chapter

The Hellenic American Union has been the exclusive and official testing center for the CISA examinations since 1994. The ΗΑU in association with the Athens Information Systems Audit and Control Association Chapter, has been offering the official Preparation Course for the CISA Examinations.

Institute of Linguists, London, U.K.

The Hellenic American Union has been an official test center for the Diploma in Translation examinations of the Institute of Linguists, London, UK since 1997. As an official IoL test center the Hellenic American Union has worked closely with the Institute of Linguists in developing and offering a two-year program in professional translation which leads to the Diploma in Translation examinations of the Institute.

International Project Management Association

We host the official examinations of the International Project Management Association, under the supervision of PM-Greece their national member for Greece.

Pearson VUE

The Hellenic American Union is an authorized VUE Testing Center. It delivers certification examinations for companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Sun Microsystems - SAI, CompTIA, IBM, NCLEX, The American College, NASD, the UK Teacher Training Agency, VERITAS, IBM Tivoli, VMware, Adobe and many other testing programs.

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc.- (ISC)2 Inc.

The Hellenic American Union in co-operation with the official provider of the CISSP exams & Certification, the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, Inc. (ISC2) Inc, hosts the CBK Review Seminar and the official CISSP exams in Greece.

Association of International Accountants

The Hellenic American Union has been the exclusive and official testing center for the Association of International Accountants, a global accountancy body which provides qualifications and services for over 8,500 members and 9,600 students in 105 countries worldwide. AIA exams are based on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Standards on Auditing (ISA), complemented by a range of variant papers applicable to local tax and company law in key jurisdictions.

Memberships

The Hellenic American Union is also a member of a broad range of professional organizations, including:

Association of Greek Librarians and Information Scientists
American Library Association (ALA)
European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL)
European Association for Language Teaching and Assessment (EALTA)
European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW)
European Writing Centers Association (EWCA)
International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)
TESOL U.S.A. (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
TESOL Macedonia Thrace

TESOL Macedonia Thrace, an official Greek affiliate of TESOL Inc., is an independent, volunteer, non-profit professional association for teachers of English as a foreign language and other ELT professionals working in Greece. The Hellenic American Union has been a strong supporter of this organization since it was founded in 1993 and continues to be a major sponsor of its annual convention.

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