CIU, Opens the Department of Translation Studies in the New Academic Semester
Cyprus International University (CIU), Faculty of Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree programme in Translation Studies approved by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK).
Prof. Dr. Metin Karadağ, the Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences mentioned that the Department of Translation Studies, which will start student registration from the beginning of the academic year 2018-2019 in the faculty, is designed according to the contemporary principles and programs of the field and the programme carries the characteristic of being functional academic department.
Prof. Dr. Metin Karadağ stated that the program is based on the latest theoretical developments in the area and he said that the program is largely based on foreign language education, language teaching / learning and translation techniques.
Karadağ pointed out that in addition to the basic education required by the translation field and he added that the main objective is to do verbal and written translations using technological applications such as 'terminology management databases - translation memories' and 'localization tools'.
Karadağ said “in addition to the language and computer laboratories at our institution, with the professional systems and equipment in Simultaneous Translation Laboratory experts of the field will be educated."