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About Us

Since our founding in 1957, we have been administering open and fair language examinations as part of our mission to support our stakeholders’ professional and personal development. 

In keeping with the Hellenic American Union’s focus on public service, the Center for Examinations and Certifications also organizes a large number of community outreach services and projects, often in cooperation with universities and international organizations.

All of us, academic and administrative staff at the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications, are experienced, specialized, and well-trained. 

are proficient in English at C2 level
speak two or more foreign languages
hold a university degree
hold a postgraduate degree
hold a Ph.D.

All of us attend annual training seminars and workshops organized by the Hellenic American Union Center for Applied Linguistics and Language Studies or the Business Training and Information Technology Training Programs.

Our academic staff regularly attend and often make presentations at relevant international conferences and workshops.  These professional and academic conferences help our staff keep abreast of developments in the field of language learning and testing, adapt and implement international standards to meet the needs of the Greek educational community.

We are Committed to Quality

Τhe Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications has been awarded by TÜV HELLAS - member of TÜV NORD Group – with the certificate ISO 9001:2015 for its following activities "Planning, organization, and administration of examinations" and "Provision of services to candidates, foreign-language schools, and teachers".     

With the specific ISO certification, the Hellenic American Union Center for Examinations and Certifications is the first examinations administration entity in Greece with a certification specialized in the provision of complete examination services.     

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Our Services


Accessible test centers throughout Greece and in cities abroad.


Online registration and payment for examination fees.


Special accommodations for candidates with special needs.


Free examinations preparation materials for teachers and candidates.


Academic services for language schools, teachers, and candidates.


Free administrative services that cater for candidates’ requests with personal interest and flexibility.


Research projects on language learning and assessment.


Safeguarding of the status of the certificates issued by the universities and organizations we represent and defending the rights of certificate holders.


Active support of the academic and professional development of Language School Owners and language teachers.


Community outreach actions.

We Participate:

Professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. 

International group of respected language testing and assessment scholars and practitioners.

An independent non-profit professional association for Teachers of the English Language who live in Northern Greece. An associate member of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL).

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