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Ability to apply translation transformations for achieving the required level of equivalence and representation in all kinds of translation [+]
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEThe continuity of traditions of the oldest Russia’s schools of thought. Unique courses developed by SPbU experts, cutting-edge teaching techniques and technology. A wide range of research topics and methodologies in the area of foreign languages. Extensive training in a specialized and competitive area of translation.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONInnovative Technology in Translation: French Innovative Technology in Translation: Spanish Innovative Technology in Translation: Italian
MAIN COURSESHistory of Language History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Screen Translation Computer-Aided Translation Tools Lexicology Methods of Linguistic Analysis General Translation Theory Fundamentals of Contrastive Linguistics Translation of Documentation Translation / Consecutive Interpreting from Russian Semiotics Philosophy of Language Literary Translation / Simultaneous Interpreting ... [-]
The programme ‘Simultaneous Translation (German)’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and one of the largest centers of translator training — the Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow [+]
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEThe programme ‘Simultaneous Translation (German)’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and one of the largest centers of translator training — the Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow The programme of training German language simultaneous interpreters is unique and the first of its kind in St Petersburg and the Northwestern Federal District of Russia. The graduates are highly employable Academic and teaching staff with unique expertise in different kinds of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting. The majority of the staff are professional practitioners The programme is taught in German The programme is in line with current requirements, which facilitates international mobility and positive feedback highlighting the high level of professional competences of exchange students from St Petersburg State University studying in Germany or other German-speaking countries Close ties with leading German centers of translator training, a unique opportunity to participate in international academic mobility programmes and study at one of the SPbU partner universities, scholarship programmes of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Close links with employers providing effective internships and advisory support to students preparing their master theses at top German centers of language, education and culture, joint German-Russian enterprises, and translation departments of Russian companies Modern teaching methods an technologies supported by best practices of Russian and German universities Many courses are taught by visiting professors and lecturers from Germany ... [-]