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Cornell in Granada: CASA Program, Translation and Interpretation
Granada, Spain (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Fall,
Spring
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Restrictions: CU applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction:
Spanish
Core Program Attributes:
Cornell In
Approved by:
A&S, AAP, CALS, ENG, HUM EC, ILR, SHA Program Advisor: Stephen Capobianco
Program Description:

Translation and Interpretation Program

Students with exceptional Spanish language skills (C1 or above) have the opportunity to directly enroll in a special semester program of study at the University of Granada’s Faculty of Translation and Interpretation, commonly referred to as “Traductores.” Traductores offers the largest array of linguistic offerings of any university in Spain and is renowned for its rigor in preparing students to translate and interpret at a professional level. Serious students of language will have an opportunity to immerse themselves in specialized courses that will significantly improve their language communication skills and give them a competitive advantage for career positions that require highly-honed second language proficiency.

Language Requirement: Students must have a strong command of the Spanish language with near-native fluency, interview required.

Academics

Upon arrival, students participate in a mandatory customized course at the University of Granada’s Center for Modern Languages (CLM), which will prepare them for the challenges of undertaking academic study in a university system and academic culture entirely different to those which they have experienced at home. The 60-hour class continues to meet periodically throughout the semester providing the students with academic support and tutoring.

Students also undertake their studies at Traductores, enrolling in a course load equivalent to 24-30 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) – typically four to five classes.

Examples of courses include:

  •  Spanish Language (for High Advanced/Native Speakers)
  •  Theory and Practice in Translation (Traductología)
  •  Spanish-English-Spanish Translation
  •  Spanish-English-Spanish Interpretation
  •  Specialized English-Spanish Translation
  •  Careers in Translation and Interpretation
  •  Interpretation in the Public Sector
  •  Interpretation in Commerce and Tourism
  •  Translation in Science and Technology
  •  Computer Technology Tools for Translation and Interpretation


Please click here for a complete list of courses and class schedules.

Note: Courses may be limited in space availability and/or may require prerequisites; therefore, students should come up with a preliminary list of eight to ten courses per semester that can then be narrowed down to a final course load of 24-30 ECTS credits — generally four-five courses.

Program Calendar

 Fall term: late August to late January
 Spring term: late January to early July



Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Approx. Start Approx. End
Academic Year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Programs may fill long before their final deadline. * Recommendation--For SPRING: APPLY in MAY to study abroad the following spring. For FALL/YEAR: APPLY in DECEMBER. Late applications may be accepted, but colleges typically need time to process your approval.