Translation and Interpreting

University of Geneva

Ph.D. On Campus
48 months
924 EUR/year
924 EUR/year
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Translation and Interpreting from University of Geneva is known for the quality offered.


Translation and Interpreting from University of Geneva gives access to doctoral studies in translation studies, multilingual information processing, conference interpreting and multilingual communication management.

Students at Translation and Interpreting from University of Geneva will:

  • become full-fledged members of the scientific community. 
  • gain skills in the interpreting and translation field

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Translation and revision
  • Interpreting
  • Terminology
  • Computer-aided translation

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in French


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Send your CV along with a 1-3 page preliminary proposal to the academic advisor. 
  • detailed PhD thesis proposa
  • letter of motivation addressed to the FTI’s College of Professors
  • formal agreement from a professor in the Faculty to direct your thesis
  • PhD programme put forward by your intended thesis director, with your approval
  • certified copy of the highest degree you hold
  • completed form requesting equivalence for the highest degree you hold, if applicable
  • copy of your transcript 
  • publication record, if applicable
  • You must hold either a Master of Arts in Translation or Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting from the University of Geneva’s Faculty of Translation and Interpreting, or another degree deemed to be equivalent or relevant to the specialization and topic being proposed for the PhD.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 462 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    924 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 462 EUR per semester and a duration of 48 months.

 CHF 500 per semester


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