International Programmes 2020/2021

Translation/Basics of Interpretation Translation/Basics of Interpretation

Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz • Germersheim

Course location
Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: B2, C1
Target group

The course is geared towards students of translation studies and of German studies.


Translation: general and specialised texts
Interpretation: introduction to simultaneous interpretation, consecutive interpretation, liaison, three conferences to be interpreted
Vocabulary and style, television news programmes, speech production
Workshops and lectures on translation and interpretation

Average number of hours per week
Average number of participants per group/course
ECTS points (max.)
Dates and costs
This price includes
  • Accompanying programme
  • Course fees
Further information on dates and prices

The course fees include all classes, material, and excursions.

Funding: application for DAAD-HSK scholarship

For this course DAAD university summer course scholarships (usually starting at language level B1) are available. If you wish to apply for this course, you can find all necessary information about the scholarship programme and its application requirements here. To submit your application, please note the reference number HSK-0429.

Teaching language
  • German
Language level of course
  • German: B2, C1
Language requirements

B2, preferably C1 in German

A-Languages: Italian, Polish, Czech, Russian, English, Chinese, Spanish

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Is accommodation organised?
The organiser helps participants look for accommodation.

Cooking facilities, basic equipment of dishes

Is a social and leisure programme offered?
Description of social and leisure programme

There will be a social and leisure programme. Due to Covid-19, the specific planning can only be announced at short notice. 

Free internet access
Support in visa matters
Pick-up service from train station/airport

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