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Center for Translation Studies

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Welcome to the Center for Translation Studies. CTS is an academic unit in the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. 

We offer three academic programs:

        • the Masters' in Translation and Interpreting, available online and on campus;

        • the Undergraduate Certificate, for University of Illinois undergraduate students in any major;

        • the Graduate Certificate, for University of Illinois graduate students from any area of study.


Translators and Interpreters are in Demand

With advanced translation studies you can:

  • Work as a translator or project manager for an international corporation
  • Provide communications services in emerging markets
  • Start your own business as an independent translator
  • Serve your community as a multilingual professional
  • Serve your country as a government linguist
  • Build multilingual resources for the next generation of the World Wide Web
  • Develop the next generation of translation tools
  • Educate the next generation of translators
  • Publish literary translations and introduce readers to the best of world literature
  • Become part of a vibrant international network of translators, interpreters and language professionals

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