Translation and Interpreting Program By Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona |Top Universities
  • QS World University Rankings
  • Degree Other
  • Study Level Bachelors
  • Study Mode On Campus
  • Course Intensity Full Time
  • Fees(EUR) 6010-
  • Scholarships Yes
  • Start date Sep

The UAB Faculty of Translation and Interpreting was the first of its kind in Spain, and one of the first in all of Europe.

  • It offers the largest amount of language options in Spain: English, French, German, Italian, Portugueses, Romanian, Russian, Arab, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Modern Greek, Catalan and Spanish.
  • It is a pioneering centre in audiovisual training and the new technologies applied to translation and interpreting.
  • It is one of the few centres in Europe to offer training in language mediation and social interpreting.
  • Its prestigious lecturing staff includes renowned translators, honorary doctors and internationally recognised researchers.
  • It is equipped with excellent facilities, including 53 professional interpreting cabins and a multimedia hall with specialised programs.
  • It has signed exchange agreements with over 200 universities in more than 30 countries.
  • It offers work placements in both national and international companies.
We offer excellent academic training both in traditional and consolidated fields (specialised and publishing translation), and in newer fields (video game translation, etc.)  and in a variety of specialisation fields: written translation, audiovisual translation, localisation, sight translation, liaison and consecutive interpreting, etc., all of which lead to a diversity of career options and a high rate of graduate employment.

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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