Conference Interpreting Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Masters
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 9000-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

This master is biennial and will not open pre-registration for the 2021-2022 academic year. This is the first two-year official master's degree in Conference Interpreting to be offered in the country. It allows students to acquire practical professional skills gradually within an academic setting, and also offers regular and direct contact with the reality of the profession. The programme offers the possibility of taking the course in two or three foreign languages (English, French, German or Spanish as the language from which you will be interpreting).

  • With the support from the European Commission's Common Conference Interpreting Services and the Office of Language Interpretation (OIL) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, students are offered teaching assistance, periodic online classes and a study visit to Brussels including an interpreting internship. 
  • Exceptional equipment unique in Europe: three fully digitalised interpreting halls with 53 simultaneous interpreting cabin which will allow you to practise in real-life situations, with audiovisual material and different support forms. 
  • Lecturers are active conference interpreters, most of them members of the International Association of Conference Interpreters, accredited by the main European institutions.

About University

Founded in 1968, the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is known for its excellence in research and quality in teaching, and is a reference centre in Spain and the European Union.

The UAB is a leading public university with a strong international vocation, highly committed to promoting mobility, collaboration and the capture of talent.

Academic teaching at the UAB is characterised by its multidisciplinarity and is closely linked to many research activities. The UAB pioneers the implementation of several action plans focused on increasing sustainability and environment-friendly measures on campus. 

The UAB offers top level academic programmes in all areas of knowledge, with almost 100 Bachelor's Degrees, over 500 Official and Master's Degrees and Graduate Diplomas and almost 70 PhD programmes.

In 2016, the UAB Barcelona Summer School was created. It offers a wide array of subjects in several fields and takes place from the end of June to the beginning of August. Most of the courses are taught in English, with an option to learn and improve your Spanish as a Foreign Language. Depending on the regulations of each home university, especially if there is a mobility agreement with the UAB, students will be able to transfer the credits earned during their stay to their current degree.

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