SAUDI ARABIA

See Omar F. Atari, "Translator training institutes in the Arab world", Language International 5.2. 1993. 7-8.
Riyadh
King Saud University. Institute of Languages and Translation
P.O. Box 87907. Riyadh 11652. Saudi Arabia
Tel: 966.1.467 5126. Fax: 966.1.467 8803
Established 1992 (Diploma), 1994 (B.A.)
Students: 745
· Five-year undergraduate programme (B.A.) in Translation and English, French or German, open to students who have completed the General Certificate of Secondary Education.
· Three-year diploma programme in Translation and any of the languages listed below, open to students who have completed the General Certificate of Secondary Education.
Specialization: Diploma courses in Administration, Engineering, Humanities, Islamic studies, Mass Communication, Medicine, Military Fields, Natural Sciences, Bilateral Interpreting, Consecutive Interpreting, Simultaneous Interpreting. B.A. courses in above areas plus Agriculture, Commerce, Computer Science, Education, Law, Literature, Petroleum Sciences, Political Science, Security and Social Studies.
Languages: Arabic, English, French, German, Hebrew, Japanese, Persian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Urdu.
(November 1994)

Makkah
Umm Al-Qura University
The Department of English Language at Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia, offers a two-year MA course in English-Arabic-English Translation.
Department of English Language
College of Social Sciences
Umm Al-Qura University
PO Box 715
Makkah, Saudi Arabia
Tel:+966-2-5575079 (ext. 110)
Fax:+966-2-5531006
Email: english@uqu.edu.sa
Our thanks to Dr. Abbas Brashi
(12 March 2007)