Court and Public Service Interpreting

Court and public service interpreting for Albanian, Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Turkish or Ukrainian in combination with German

Since November 2016, the University of Vienna has been offering a continuing education program in "Court and public service interpreting". The course lasts 2 semesters (full-time with compulsory class attendance on Fridays and Saturdays) and is equivalent to 60 ECTS credits.

High-quality interpretation serves people who are not sufficiently familiar with the official language of an institution, and it is equally important for the institution in question. It facilitates smooth processes, supports the work of the experts working for the institutions, creates trust and ensures quality and legal certainty.

The continuing education program  is intended for people already working or wishing to work as interpreters and translators in the judicial field, for the police and asylum authorities, in the fields of healthcare and education, and for social institutions.


Short Facts

Academic Court and Public Service Interpreter
2 semesters (full-time, courses usually take place at the same time as part-time courses)
60 ECTS Credits
German in combination with Albanian, Arabic, Dari/Farsi, Turkish or Ukrainian
EUR 7.100,- plus EUR 100,- for the admission procedure including admission exams (of which EUR 50,- will be deducted from the course fee if the exam is passed)
annually in October