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Translation and Interpreting, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Istanbul, Turkey
The aim of the Translation and Interpreting programme from Istanbul Aydin University is to train translators and interpreters using modern education techniques in line with current scientific methodologies and approaches in the field.
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In the globalized world, competent translators are needed in almost every sector including media, education, business, logistics, tourism, publishing, law, et cetera. Particularly, in the Turkish import-export companies, the demand for competent interpreters with a high command of English has mounted in the recent years.

Being aware of global market demands and developing sectors in Turkey that meet international demands, Istanbul Aydin University started the Translation and Interpreting undergraduate program in English in 2012 with the intent of giving a four-year license education. The professional curriculum prepares students to be experts in the areas of translation and interpretation. As we consider the specific needs of the developing markets, we understand the importance of expertise in our age and train our students as interpreters who are experts in their subjects. We encourage students to become familiar with computer-assisted translation tools, so that they are able to take advantage of technological advances in the translation field.

In our department, the courses are intended to raise the English level of our students, deepen their awareness of the nuances of language as well as social, cultural, historical, linguistic specificities. Our students have access to internships and professional opportunities at companies and organizations. They are also given projects that can ease their preparation for an interpreting assignment, while the spontaneity necessary for interpretation can increase their speed of completing translation assignments. Our program is, therefore, proud of teaching students the skills that will help them get ahead in today's competitive job market.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    240 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Turkish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure


  • Turkish For Translators
  • Turkish Language
  • Principles Of Ataturk And The History Of Revolutions
  • Oral Communication Skills
  • Advanced Writing
  • Reading&interpretation
  • Lexis In Context
  • Introduction To Translation

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

General Requirements

  • High school diploma scanned version (Translated into Turkish or English)
  • High school transcript scanned version (Translated into Turkish or English)
  • Passport scanned version of the relevant pages
  • 60 % marks (min) in High School
  • For English degree program applicants must have: 
  • TOEFL (Score 79) OR IAU English Proficiency Exam
  • For Turkish degree program applicants must have: TOMER B 1 level * OR Turkish Proficiency Exam
  • Passport size photograph

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6000 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Istanbul

  • 2000 - 3240 TRY/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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