Intercultural Studies Group



Diploma (Especialista universitari) in Translation and New Technologies

A one-year course for translators and technical writers working with Spanish and English, as well as trainees and teachers wishing to develop competence in this field.


Aim: To develop a complete range of professional skills in technical translation, using translation memories. 

Classes: Between 6 and 8.30 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Some sessions may also be held on Wednesday and Friday evenings as required.

Languages: Classes are taught in English or Spanish.

Students: The student intake is currently restricted to 20.

Languages: Classes are taught in English or Spanish.

Modules: Markets and strategies for translation and localization; electronic tools for translators; technical writing in Spanish, technical writing in English, technical writing in Catalan (optional), translation project management, specialized translation, website localization, software localization, revision and editing.

Requirements: Students will require a PC computer (not a Mac) and a working knowledge of Spanish and English, plus a first degree (BA, Licenciatura) in any field. Non-Spanish degrees will have to obtain accreditation within the Spanish system before the Masters diploma can be issued. All students must demonstrate excellent English and Spanish.

Fees: The fees for the one-year course will be 2,000 euros.

Duration: The course comprises 20 ECTS credits. 

Director: Anthony Pym

Academic coordinator: Susanne Schmelzer

Administration: Susana Paxton

Starting date: October 9. 

Completion: Award of the diploma will depend on successful completion of an exam onn June 5.

Pre-enrollment: See information at the Fundació URV (Especialista Universitario en Traducción y Nuevas Tecnologías)

Payment: By bank transfer or Visa card. Local banks offer low-rate credit for our students. Please contact us for further details.

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Researching mediation between cultures
Ave. Catalunya, 35
43002 Tarragona, Spain