Vocational college for translators and
interpretersConditions of admission: (specialist) school
leaving examination or successful entry examination; mother tongue
should be German or one of the languages mentioned below.
Languages: 2 are to be chosen:German
The two-year vocational training course for translators and
negotiating interpreters is based on the curricula and examination
regulations approved by the Ministry of Education and Cultural
Affairs of the Saarland. This training gives entitlement to a state
grant (BaföG) and leads to two diplomas.
State translator's examination
At the end of the
two-year training course for translators and interpreters with an
internal final examination, it is possible to sit the state
examination for translators before the Ministry of Education and
Cultural Affairs in one or two foreign languages. This examination
is generally held in February in premises to be determined by the
Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs.
Qualified translator and negotiating interpreter (FIS internal
In addition to the main subjects (translation
and interpreting exercises) the following compulsory subsidiary
subjects must be taken: