Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do I get a certificate of attendance when I complete a Greek course at the Hellenic American Union? If so, from where?
  2. May I register for a course after its beginning?
  3. May I attend a lesson without having registered for the particular course?
  4. May I transfer to another course (different time and/or day) at the same level?
  5. If I find that the course I am attending is higher or lower than my level, can I transfer accordingly?
  6. Is the price of coursebooks included in the tuition fees?
  7. Where can I purchase the coursebooks required for my course?
  8. How can I learn more about the content of the course that I am interested in attending (aims, duration, components, etc)?
  9. May I obtain a visa to the European Union when I register for a Modern Greek Language Program course?
  10. Are students coming from abroad offered help in arranging accommodations?
  11. What documents do I need in order to enroll in a Modern Greek Language Program course?
  12. Does the Hellenic American Union offer private lessons of Modern Greek?
  13. How many students are in a class?
  14. Do tuition fees include VAT (Value Added Tax)?
  15. Where exactly is the Hellenic American Union located?
  16. How will I find out where my classroom is?
  17. Can I pay for only the lesson-hours that I attend?
  18. Apart from tuition fees, do I have to pay a registration fee as well?
  19. How can I determine my level?
  20. Is it possible that the course I have registered for will be canceled?

 

 

1. Do I get a certificate of attendance when I complete a Greek course at the Hellenic American Union? If so, from where?

Once you complete the course you are attending, you may request a Certificate of Attendance from Registration and Student Services (Massalias 22, ground floor).

2. May I register for a course after the beginning of classes?

For educational reasons, we recommend that you attend a course from its beginning, especially if it is a Basic course. However, if you wish to register for a course after the beginning of classes, you can do so by following the registration procedures. For further information, contact the Academic Assistants of the Modern Greek Language Program (Massalias 11B, 2nd floor).

3. May I attend a lesson without having registered for the particular course?

Students who are nor officially enrolled in a course are not allowed to attend lessons.

4. May I transfer to another course (different time and/or day) at the same level?

You may be transferred to another course (different time or/and day) of the same level, provided that registered students do not exceed the maximum number of students allowed per class. In order to transfer, please visit Registration and Student Services (Massalias 22, ground floor) or the Academic Assistants of the Modern Greek Language Program (Massalias 11B, 2nd floor).

5. If I find that the course I am attending is higher or lower than my level, can I transfer accordingly?

If you think that you are not placed at the appropriate level, you should speak to your instructor before the third lesson. The instructor will consult with the Program’s Academic staff in order to reassess your language level. Your request will be either accepted or rejected by the instructor. The instructor’s decision cannot be appealed.

6. Is the price of coursebooks included in the tuition fees?

The price of coursebooks is not included in the tuition fees.

7. Where can I purchase the coursebooks required for my course?

The Hellenic American Union does not endorse any particular booksellers.

8. How can I learn more about the content of the course that I am interested in attending (aim, duration, components, books, etc)?

All this information is included in the forms Course Description and Student Brochure (.pdf 1,73 MΒ) which you receive upon registration from Registration and Student Services (Massalias 22, ground floor). For further information, you may contact the Academic Assistants of the Modern Greek Language Program (Massalias 11B, 2nd floor).

9. May I obtain a visa to the European Union when I register for a Modern Greek Language Program course?

When you enroll and pay the tuition fees in full, you may receive – upon request – a Certificate of Registration, from Registration and Student Services (Massalias 22, ground floor). You may use the certificate for whatever purpose you wish. The Hellenic American Union does not guarantee that this specific certificate will support your application for a visa. For further details about the process of obtaining a visa, you may contact your local Greek Consulate.

10. Are students coming from abroad offered help in arranging accommodations?

The Hellenic American Union does not offer accommodation services to students from abroad. For relevant information, you may contact the Hellenic American Union Information Center for International Students (Hellenic American Union Library, Massalias 22, 4th floor).

11. What documents do I need in order to enroll in a Modern Greek Language Program course?

For your enrollment, you are requested to fill in a “Student Registration Card” at Registration and Student Services Desk (Massalias 22, ground floor) and pay the full amount of tuition fees.

12. Does the Hellenic American Union offer private lessons of Modern Greek?

We offer private lessons of Modern Greek to individuals and companies at our premises or elsewhere. For further information, contact the Academic Assistants of the Modern Greek Language Program (Massalias 11B, 2nd floor).

13. How many students are in a class?

The maximum number of students per Modern Greek Language Program class is 14.

14. Do tuition fees include VAT (Value Added Tax)?

According to the Greek Tax Law, educational services are exempted form VAT.

15. Where exactly is the Hellenic American Union located?

Hellenic American Union is located in downtown Athens, in the Kolonaki area, at Massalias 22. We are just a few minutes' walk from the Panepistimio metro station.

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16. How will I find out where my classroom is?

The classroom number appears on your receipt.

17. Can I pay for only the lesson-hours that I attend?

You are expected to pay the tuition fees in full no matter the number of lesson-hours you attend.

18. Apart from tuition fees, do I have to pay a registration fee as well?

No.

19. How can I determine my level?

If you do not know any Greek, you are placed in the Beginners course without having to take a placement test. If you have a basic knowledge or Greek, a placement test to assess your level of competency is required in order to enroll.

20. Is it possible that the course I have registered for will be canceled?

A course may be canceled due to insufficient student enrollment.

Last Update At: 2014/12/17 - 08:47:33

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