Language Courses for Translation Students

In order to successfully fulfill the degree requirements for a course of studies as outlined in the examination rules and regulations, students at the Institute for Translation and Interpreting are expected to possess both strong written and oral communication skills in their chosen languages (CEFR level B1-B2). To assist students in obtaining the necessary level of proficiency, the Institute for Translation and Interpreting offers additional language courses throughout the semester (German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish) and preparatory language courses prior to the beginning of the semester (Portuguese only). 

Additional language courses

  • SUITABLE FOR: Students in the first semester or beyond who wish to improve their language skills in a translation-related context.
  • OBJECTIVES: Intensive language tutorials throughout the semester, along with academic support in the form of seminars in order to bridge gaps in knowledge and language competency. Promotion of translation-relevant language skills.
  • DURATION: Semester-long (15 weeks)
  • FEE: €40
  • REGISTRATION: Via the application form with attached proof of payment
    - Registration is mandatory
    - Fees are non-refundable
  • Placement test required

 

Sprachkurse für Übersetzer

Preparatory language courses (for Portuguese only)

  • SUITABLE FOR: Newly registered Translation Studies students who are not yet proficient in Portuguese.
  • OBJECTIVES: Intensive practice in verbal and written expression, as well as exercises to improve translation-relevant competencies. Students will consolidate and further develop both their cultural and linguistic knowledge of Portuguese.
  • DURATION: mid-September to mid-October
  • FEE: €50
  • REGISTRATION: Via the registration form with attached proof of payment
    - Registration is mandatory
    - Fees are non-refundable

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