Program Details

The Postgraduate Programme in Specialised Translation is a programme taught both by experts from the University of Leuven and by external experts working in education and in the translation and localization industry throughout Europe. The programme offers
Location:
Antwerpen, Belgium
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
This programme is designed for students and professionals who want to learn about localization, translation technology and specialised translation issues, or to deepen their insight in those areas. Participants must hold a Bachelor's or Master's Degree (minimum 240 ECTS). The Master's Degree does not have to relate to the field of translation or language studies, although this is highly recommended to avoid problems during the modules in the first semester and, even more importantly, to complete the work placement successfully. Participants who hold a Bachelor's Degree may be admitted on the basis of professional expertise. Contact the programme coordinator for more information.

The Postgraduate Programme in Specialised Translation is a programme taught both by experts from the University of Leuven and by external experts working in education and in the translation and localization industry throughout Europe. The programme offers comprehensive training in and an in-depth understanding of translation and localization issues and tools. Participants learn how to master the major tools used by professional translators and localizers, find out about workflow management and audiovisual translation and become competent in developing new ideas and practices in the rapidly growing field of translation technologies and specialised translation. Participants are also given the opportunity to apply their knowledge through a work placement in a company/institution.

Setting Description:
KU Leuven is an autonomous university. It was founded in 1425. It was born of and has grown within the Catholic tradition. From its Christian view of the world and the human, KU Leuven endeavours to be a place for open discussion of social, philosophical and ethical issues and a critical centre of reflection in and for the Catholic community. KU Leuven offers its students an academic education based on high-level research, with the aim of preparing them to assume their social responsibilities. KU Leuven is a research-intensive, internationally oriented university that carries out both fundamental and applied research. It is strongly inter- and multidisciplinary in focus and strives for international excellence. To this end, KU Leuven works together actively with its research partners at home and abroad. KU Leuven encourages personal initiative and critical reflection in a culture of idea exchange, cooperation, solidarity and academic freedom. It pursues a proactive diversity pol
Cost:
€1890 for the full programme € 400 per module

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