Membership


Membership of the Association is open to individuals who are working lawfully as professional translators and who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. they hold a university degree in translation;
  2. they hold a university degree in a related field (e.g. foreign languages and literature, linguistics, communication studies), with translation as a special subject or with a postgraduate qualification in translation; or have successfully completed a period of practical training as a translator in some department of the European Union or other international organisation; or can prove that they have worked as a translator for 3 years;
  3. they have worked as a translator in some department of the European Union or other international organisation;
  4. they hold a university degree in an unrelated field and have specialized in translation or can prove that they have worked as a translator for 4 years;
  5. they are already a highly respected translator and are accepted as a member in accordance with article 5 of the statutes.

On payment of their annual subscription, members must provide documentary evidence that they are still working lawfully as professional translators.

Prospective members must submit a written application to the Board, which will decide accordingly. If an application is rejected, the applicant will be informed of the reasons for the rejection.

What PEM offers its members:

  1. Information about developments in the field of translation in Greece and abroad.
  2. Contact with other organizations and with clients.
  3. The opportunity to exchange views, experiences and information.
  4. The opportunity to take part in conferences and other events on special terms and at reduced rates.
  5. Special reductions on purchases and services directly connected with translation.

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