FAK examinations

The State Examination for Translators is taken upon successful completion of FAK3, the third year of study at the FAK.

Examination dates:

  • the written examination in May
  • the oral examination in July

The examination consists of two principle parts:

  • a written examination in the major foreign language
  • an oral examination in the major foreign language

Candidates for the State Examination for Interpreters must have passed the examination for translators; it takes place in the same week as the oral examination for translators.

The examination consists of three parts:

  • consecutive interpreting into the major foreign language
  • consecutive interpreting out of the major foreign language
  • liaison interpreting
Examinations at the FAK specialist academy

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State examination for translators (in German)

State examination for interpreters (in German)