The most important facts at a glance:
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Winter and summer semester.
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Required language certificate: see Masters entrance requirements
Winter semester: April 1 - May 15
Summer semester: October 1 - November 15
Required Bachelor's degree:
Bachelor's degree, for instance
The accreditation of study programmes for Bachelor and Master Degrees constitutes as a precondition for the granting of state approval.
The master’s program delves deeper into the topics covered in the bachelor’s degree. Students gain specialized skills and qualifications the fields of translation, language, and culture. This degree also enables students to continue in a doctoral program. Translators work mainly with written texts. They handle a variety of subjects and forms and should have a strong sense of style. Texts should be translated according to their audience and purpose.
- Program length: 4 semesters, 8 modules
- Two formats: two foreign languages or one foreign language (German, English, or Chinese)
Master Entrance Requirements
- A qualifying previous degree (bachelor’s or equivalent)
- Language proficiency at the C1 level (Common European Framework) for the desired language combination
- An entrance exam (generally takes place at the end of June and January)
For foreign students:
- A previous degree (applicants must apply for the Certificate of Recognition)
- Excellent German language ability (see here)
- Entrance Exam (more information in German)
The International Office offers counselling for international students about the application process and general information.
The Academic Advisory Office offers specific information on the subject (List available in German only).
The Student representatives give information from a student perspective (List available in German only).