Summer course

Introduction to Methods of Translation

This course is designed for learners of German interested in language and culture who want to improve their general language skills and get a first insight into translation strategies and their application.

In this course, you will learn to apply your language skills to the field of translation and become familiar with important tools and techniques for producing translations. In the mornings, you will take a general German course, while three afternoons a week you will attend the specialised language course in translation.

Benefits for you

  • Flexible start

  • Systematic teaching of the course content

  • Classroom teaching

  • Effective teaching materials on our elSDI learning platform (Moodle)

  • Regular homework and feedback

  • Reasonable pricing


International students and doctoral candidates interested in language and culture with German skills at competence level B2 (completed)/C1

Course dates

  • 4 to 29 July 2022
  • General German course: 20 lessons per week (a total of 80 lessons of 45 minutes each)
  • Translation course: 9 lessons per week (a total of 36 lessons of 45 minutes each)
  • Strategies of understanding and comprehending intercultural communication
  • Methodology of translation
  • Handling translation jobs
  • Introduction to the most important translation tools
  • Note taking and mnemonics
Language levelGerman B2/C1
Number of participants

Minimum 7 participants, maximum 15 participants

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Your German course at an international campus

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