The University of Illinois is committed to world-class translation education and to the art and craft of translation.
The Translation Studies programs emphasize the integration of theory and practice. In the MA and the Certificate programs, we approach translation studies both as an interdisciplinary academic discipline and as a professional practice.
The Center for Translation Studies is situated within the School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics and draws upon the world-class resources of its language and literature departments, faculty, and the university libraries to educate translators and interpreters, to prepare them for the exciting opportunities available to them in today’s global economy.
Translators see a growing demand for their services in:
The School of Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics offers BAs, MAs and PhDs through a broad range of programs that articulate with the Center for Translation Studies.
Working in conjunction with other academic units in SLCL, Center for Translation Studies students benefit from:
The University’s internationally renowned library is building a comprehensive translation studies collection to support the program.
The Center has a state-of-the art Interpreting facility with ISO standard booths housed in the Illinois Fire Service Institute on the UIUC campus.