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Workplacement Translations


Admission requirements

This course is open only to students registered for the Translation specialization.


Whether you aspire to a career as a researcher or work in the field as a translator, editor, terminology specialist or project manager, learning how to integrate real-world skills with theoretical knowledge is essential for your professional career. The Translation in Theory and Practice track allows you to choose between either a work placement or a research internship.

  • During a work placement you will gain hands-on experience in a professional environment to prepare you for a position as a language professional in the broadest sense of the word.

  • A research internship will provide you with the necessary skills and knowledge for a future career in translation/terminology research, for instance as a PhD student or in-house researcher.

Course objectives

  • Experience how your university training can be put into practice.

  • Introduce you to prospective employers.

  • Assist you in transitioning from university to a professional or academic work environment.


The timetables are available through My Timetable.

Mode of instruction

  • Internship

Course Load

10 EC = 280 hours. This includes formulating learning objectives, and writing a final report.

Assessment method

The final assessment (100%) is determined by the final report in consultation with the work placement supervisor.

Reading list

Relevant materials will be posted on Brightspace to:

  • Notify students of work placement openings;

  • Notify students of available research internships;

  • Post background materials.


Enrolment through My Studymap is mandatory

Registration Studeren à la carte and Contractonderwijs

Not applicable


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