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Translation Studies for Information Technologies

Subjects: Translation Studies for Information Technologies,Translation Studies,Information Technologies,Technology

B.A. | Bachelor of Arts

⏳  Duration
6 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English, German
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
151 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The Bachelor's degree program in Translation Studies for Information Technologies (BA TSIT) is a collaborative effort between the Institute for Translation and Interpreting at Heidelberg University and the faculties of computer science and electrical engineering at Mannheim University of Applied Sciences. This program equips students with essential professional skills. Graduates gain expertise in translating complex technical texts in fields like computer science, IT, communications, building, and automation technology. They also develop research-oriented skills, particularly in linguistics and translation studies. The program emphasizes strong foreign language and intercultural competence in German and English, with options to learn French or Spanish. Students learn to handle media technology, including terminological databases, localization tools, and corpus analysis programs. They also acquire skills for creating documentation, proofreading, and post-editing. Effective communication is a key focus, enabling graduates to present information clearly to both experts and laypeople. The program fosters comprehensive competencies, including personality and job-related skills, and offers additional qualifications. Interdisciplinary learning is encouraged, with opportunities to take courses in life sciences, medicine, sociology, law, and economics. This degree prepares students for a professional career in translation, ensuring they are well-rounded and capable of meeting the demands of the industry.

Program Information

Study Location Heidelberg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Undergraduate
Teaching Language English, German
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 6 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 151 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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