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Partnerships

The Hellenic American Union has a long record of forging successful and enduring partnerships.

We cooperate with internationally renowned testing, certification, and training organizations but also less well-known but pioneering or entrepreneurial (start-up) organizations and venues. We collaborate with visual artists, thinkers, writers, poets, and other creatives in designing our program of cultural events. And we recruit and work with rigorously qualified instructors and talented textbook authors to teach our courses and write our books.

We also partner with other cultural and educational institutions, public agencies, private foundations, and cultural centers in the United States, Europe, and Greece. Here are some of the organizations with which we currently collaborate in our cultural, educational, and certification programs.

Michigan Language Assessment is a joint venture between Cambridge Assessment English and the University of Michigan. It develops internationally recognized English language tests such as the Examinations for the Certificates of Competency and Proficiency in English (ECCE and ECPE, respectively), the Michigan English Test (MET) and Michigan Young Learners English (MYLE). The Hellenic American Union is the official and exclusive representative for all these tests in Greece and the Balkans.

The Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) is the largest, most important independent employer association in Greece, representing roughly 50% of the country’s economic activity. The HAU and SEV are cooperating in  research activities and the design and delivery of joint certificate training programs  in exports and sales.

The Hellenic American University Office for Language Assessment develops two suites of English: one suite of tests for young learners– the School Tests for Young Learners of English (STYLE)—and another for adolescents and adults – the Basic Communication Certificate in English (BCCE™), the Assessment Board for Language Examinations: Level B2 (ABLE B2), and the Advanced Level Certificate in English (ALCE™) at C1 level. The HAU is the official and exclusive representative for all these tests.

Athens Culture Net is a collaborative network between the city’s cultural institutions that provides a forum for arts leaders to build relationships, share resources, and develop joint programming. HAU has been a member of the Athens Culture Net since its founding. 

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

The 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 Education and Religious Affairs.

In 2002, the Hellenic American Union, with the backing of Global Business Management Consultants, an international consulting firm specializing in Project Management training and consultation, introduced the Center of Excellence in Project Management, offering a variety of project management trainings, certification prep courses and events.

GrowthRocks is one of the premium growth marketing agencies in the world.  HAU and Growthrocks have worked together to develop a unique training portfolio on Growth Marketing trainings, such as the Growth Hacking Academy, SEO and Content Marketing Academy programs.

The HAU has historic ties with the Information Systems and Control Association’s Athens Chapter. It was the first and only paper-based testing center for ISACA’s certifications for over 25 years. HAU is the ISACA Athens Chapter’s operations and co-organizes trainings, events and chapter meeting.

 

The Hellenic American Union partners with the Instituto Cervantes de Atenas on cultural projects, such as the joint organization of the European Literary Translation Prizes and the annual series of Spanish film screenings

The HAU is an authorized VUE Testing Center and administers certification examinations for companies such as Microsoft, Cisco, Sun Microsystems - SAI, CompTIA, IBM, VMware, Adobe and many other testing programs.

Since 2006, the Hellenic American Union has been collaborating with Comicdom Press on various events, the largest of which being the comic book celebration, Comicdom Con Athens with over 15,000 visitors annually.

In cooperation with Banking Risk Training, a UK-based niche risk training and consultancy company, the HAU offers courses to help participants gain an overview of the field, advance their knowledge, and prepare for GARP certification.

We work with Anglemap, an international network of designers, social scientists, and technologists in delivering service design and design thinking training solutions.

The HAU hosts the official examinations of the International Project Management Association, under the supervision of PM-Greece, their national member for Greece.

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