About Us

General Information

Mission of the Department of Translation and Interpreting Studies

To train and educate translators and interpreters of high professional merit

  • with good command of their native language, with high consciousness of foreign language,
  • informed about the cultures and institutions of the target language,
  • having accumulation of theoretical knowledge and the experience of application in a variety of fields in translation,
  • acquainted with field knowledge and related terminology in such realms as computer, technology, international relations, political sciences, economics, literature, history, communication and alike,
  • informed about the ways in which to use communication technologies,
  • having command of at least one other language (German) than English to the degree of making translation,
  • prefered at national and international platforms.

Job Opportunities:

Graduates of the Department may have job opportunities as follows:

  • Turkish Grand National Assembly
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ministry of Culture
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • State Planning Organization
  • Embassies
  • European Union and European Council
  • Related departments of universities
  • Institutions that employ English Language teachers
  • International companies
  • Banks
  • Turkish Radio Television
  • Publishing houses
  • Translation offices
  • National or international press corporations
  • National and international conferences
  • Tourism