This programme addresses applicants who have interest and abilities in languages, natural sciences, mathematics and are as well intercultural sensitive. Applicants whose mothertongue is German are required to have knowledge of the English language on a high level, foreign students should additionally have very good knowledge of the German language. This course of study teaches the scientific, methodical and professional skills which are imperative for a professional career as translator in industry and when working with authorities and associations as well.
Bachelor's Course of Study in Cooperation with the University in Heidelberg
This study programme lasts 6 semesters and leads to the award Bachelor of Arts (B.A.). Lectures and seminars take place at the "Seminar für Übersetzen und Dolmetschen" (Department for Translation and Interpreting) at the university of Heidelberg and at "Hochschule Mannheim". At the university of Heidelberg you will learn about theories and methods in translation studies, how to use electronical tools for your translations and how they are used in real technical translations. At the Hochschule Mannheim you will have lectures and lab sessions regarding information technology and engineering.
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