International Technical Communication and Translation
Bachelor of Arts
First Cycle Programmes
Start of studies
The programme begins each winter semester.
Applicants with foreign certificates please apply till 31 July via uni-assist e.V..
Standard period of study
The standard period of study is 6 semesters.
No restricted admission
special admission requirements
The language of instruction is German.
The programme provides an academically founded and above all practice-oriented education, which prepares students for working in diverse fields of employment: technical translation in industry and commerce, for national and international public bodies and organisations or in publishing houses, and in the related fields of terminology, technical documentation, business communication and technical information.
Degree course content
- Foreign-language competence,
- linguistics and translation studies,
- translation exercises, terminology,
- technology and natural sciences,
- technical documentation,
- regional and cultural studies,
- information technology of technical communication,
- intercultural competence,
- dialogue interpreting
The course includes a semester abroad in an English-speaking linguistic and cultural region. Students can choose to spend a semester in a professional environment (internship abroad) or at a university (studying abroad). Spending a semester abroad is a course requirement and gives students the opportunity to further their knowledge of language and cultures.
When should you apply and what should your application include? Learn more about our application procedures and deadlines.