Univerzita Komenského. Filozofická fakulta

Gondova 2. 818 01 Bratislava

Tel: 421.7.59339111 Fax: 421.7.52966016 E-mail:
The UNESCO Chair in Translation Studies of Comenius University (UCTS)

Established: 1998

Students: 130

UCTS was founded in accordance with the agreement signed by UNESCO Secretary General and the rector of Comenius University. It was originated on the basis of a joint project by the Philosophical Faculty of Comenius University and Faculty of Education of Comenius University. UCTS is the institution of the University based at the Philosophical Faculty with other faculties and parts of the University participating in its activities.

· Five-year undergraduate programme leading to Magister.

Languages: Slovak, Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbo-Croat, Swedish.

Exchanges: Temporary arrangements with Warwick, Warsaw, Rome (Sapienza).

For further information, contact: Brano Hochel (Chairholder):

(July 2001, our thanks to Sona Preloznikova)

Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa. Filozofická fakulta

Štefánikova 67, 949 74 Nitra

Tel: 421.87.7754209 Fax: 421.87.7754261
Established: 1995

Students: 30

Undergraduate study:

Students study translation within five-year undergraduate teacher training program. During the last three years of study they can specialize in translation.

Languages: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian

Postgraduate study:

Students with any university degree and high language competence can enroll on a  two-year postgraduate study of specialized translation. The study focuses on legal, economic, scientific, technical texts and translation for EU institutions.

Languages: English, French, German

Students: 17

Exchanges: SOCRATES ERASMUS – student and teacher exchanges with Middlesex University London, Institute of Translation Studies Prague, ITI-RI Strasbourg, Universidad Europea CEES Madrid

For further information, contact Edita Gromová:

(July 2001, our thanks to Sona Preloznikova)

Last update 30 July 2001