University of Innsbruck

Überblick

The Community Interpreting university course is aimed at bilingual or multilingual people who wish to train and develop their skills, techniques and methods as community interpreters and want to use and apply them in their work with public authorities, public institutions and organisations.

Community Interpreting

Info


Degree
Certificate of the
University of Innsbruck

Duration/ECTS-Credits
1 Semester / 2,5 ECTS-Credits

Start
January 19th 2023

Cost
370 EUR

Language
German

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Lernziele

Learning Outcomes

  • General basic knowledge of interpreting
  • Knowledge of interpreting modes, techniques and strategies
  • Information on preparation and follow-up for an interpreting assignment (research skills)
  • Knowledge of the role of a community interpreter (role awareness, distancing, dealing with conflicts, compensation strategies)
  • Awareness of one’s own limits and possibilities
  • Basic knowledge of structures and processes in different fields of operation
  • Knowledge of framework conditions of interpreting missions
Zielgruppe

Target group

 Persons

  • …who are bilingual or multilingual
  • …who already work as community interpreters or want to work as community interpreters without subject-specific training (e.g. hospitals, police, public authorities, child welfare services, Federal Office for Immigration and Asylum (BFA), NGOs etc.)
  • number of participants: 20 persons
Voraussetzungen

Requirements

  • Knowledge of the German language
  • Knowledge of at least another language relevant to community interpreting (CI) (mother tongue or at least level B2 acc. to the European Framework of Reference)
Kontakt

Contact

Melanie Dablander

Division for continuing education
Karl-Schönherr-Str. 3
6020 Innsbruck

  +43 512 507–39402

  weiterbildung@uibk.ac.at

Organisational Details

Dates

Preliminary discussion Thursday
19.01.2023
18.30 Uhr

1. Part
Friday
10.03.2023
Saturday 11.03.2023
2. Part
Friday 24.03.2023
Saturday 25.03.2023
3. Part
Friday 15.04.2023
Saturday 16.04.2023
Final examinations
Friday 21.04.2023
Saturday 22.04.2023

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

Location

The course is offered with face-to-face instruction.

University of Innsbruck
Seminar room 6 Department of Translation Studies
Josef-Hirn-Straße 5-7
3rd floor.

Subject to room changes.

 

Methodology

  • keynote speeches, partly by external speakers
  • individual, partner and group exercises
  • interpreting simulations in different fields of operation acc. to Şebnem Bahadır
  • exchange of experiences

 

Registration

Registration is currently not yet open.
Please register for mailing.

General Information for Course Registration.

The participants have to take care of their insurances
(health, accident and liability insurance) themselves.

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