Centre for Translation Studies

Dynamic learning – guided by professional trainers following an outstanding curriculum on conference, business and public service interpreting, applied translation, and audiovisual translation.

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Centre for Translation Studies

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Introduction to the Centre for Translation Studies

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The University of Leeds is a member of CIUTI (Conférence internationale permanente d'instituts universitaires de traducteurs et interprètes), the world’s oldest and most prestigious international association of university institutes with translation and interpretation programmes, of which membership requires fulfilment of strict quality criteria and is a distinct seal of quality.

The University of Leeds is also a partner university of the Directorate-General for Interpretation of both the European Parliament and the European Commission. 

The Centre for Translation Studies is a corporate member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting (ITI) and a member of the European Language Industry Association industry-academic network (ELIA-Exchange).

The MA in Applied Translation Studies (MAATS) course is a member of the European Masters in Translation (EMT) network.

Many of the Centre's staff are members of professional associations, as well as certified users of the wide range of technologies taught in our courses.