Master of Arts in Translation Science and Technology

Practice-oriented translator training

Our innovative and admission-free Master's programme in Translation Science and Technology is designed to align with the latest developments in language digitalization and the resulting applications in language processing through Artificial Intelligence. Current requirements in professional practice also play a significant role in the curriculum. The programme focuses on the most recent findings and methods in language technology and empirical research. You will be equipped for modern and future-oriented processes in multilingual communication and for research content and methods in applied language and translation studies.

Good to know: The ideal pathway to the Master's programme is with our Bachelor's in Language Science, but it is also accessible with other qualifying Bachelor's degrees. The Master's programme can also be pursued in just one B-language (English).

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Facts about the MA programme Translation Science and Technology

  • Duration of the MA programme: 4 semesters
  • Degree: Master of Arts
  • Teaching languages: German; partly English, French, Italian and Spanish
  • Admission restrictions: None
  • Tuition and fees: None, only semester fee (incl. Semesterticket Saarland for public transport)
  • Start: Fall semester (October)
  • Enrollment deadline: Beginning of June until late September
  • German language skills: at least CEFR: C1
  • Foreign language skills: CEFR: C1
  • Foreign languages: English (mandatory), French, Italian, Spanish (one out of three)
  • Basic language: German


Studienfachberatung (Student advisory service)
Dr. Tobias Renghart
Tel.: 0681 302 2508


Zentrale Studienberatung (Central student advisory service)
Campus Saarbrücken
Campus Center, Geb. A4 4, EG
Tel.: 0681 302 3513