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Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation

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Introduction of Graduate School of Translation & Interpretation

The Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation (GSTI) of Beijing Foreign Studies University is one of the leading institutions in the training of top-notch interpreters and translators in China. It offers courses in conference interpreting (consecutive and simultaneous), translating and translation studies, including 2-year and 3-year MA/MTI and 3-year Ph.D. programs.

GSTI currently hosts 29 faculty members, including 3 professors and 3 associate professors and over 220 graduate students. The School was officially established in 1994, as an evolution of what was known as the UN-sponsored Translator /Interpreter Training Program in China. It has produced over 1700 graduates who are now working for UN organizations, Chinese government offices, mass media, the banking sector, higher education institutions and multinational corporations. Apart from the students it enrolls from China’s mainland, GSTI also hosts students from EU countries, the USA, Canada, Australia, Singapore, South Korea, and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan. The school has extensive academic links with universities in the United States, EU countries, Australia, Southeast Asia and Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.

The school is a member of CIUTI and one of the 19 universities over the globe cooperating with the UN in its Outreach Program.

Academic Programs

Degree Programs

Master

Doctor

Majors

1. Chinese/EnglishConference Interpreting(MTI)

2. Chinese/EnglishTranslating and Interpreting (MTI)

1. Chinese/English+German/French/Russian/Spanish/Korean/Arabic/Japanese/Thai Conference Interpreting (MTI)

2. Chinese/EnglishSimultaneous Interpreting (MTI)

3. Chinese/EnglishSimultaneous Interpreting (MTI)

1. Interpreting Studies

2. Translation Studies

Study Period

2 years

3 years

3 years

Tuition (RMB/Year)

3,0000

3,4000

Application fee (RMB)

800

Application deadline

31 March of each year

Examination

1—30 April of each year

Intakes

Fall Semester

Entry Requirements

1. BA

2. New HSK 6

3. Native English speaker competence or equivalent: IELTS 7/TOEFL 100/GRE 1300

4. Native German/Russian/French/Spanish/Korean/Arabic/Japanese/Thai speakers (CHINESE/ENGLISH + a third language)

1. MA

2. New HSK 6

3. Native English speaker competence or equivalent: IELTS 7/TOEFL 100/GRE 1300

Checklist of Required Items

1. Copy of photo page of passport

2. Three recent passport photos

3. Application form

4. Custody release form (Please download, fill in and upload.)

5. Student Affirmations (Please download, fill in and upload.)

6. Copy of guardian’s ID card or photo page of passport

7. Proof of English proficiency: (non native English speakers)

8. Proof of Chinese proficiency: new HSK6

9. Transcripts/Mark Sheets (Original or validated copiesIf the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

10. Diploma or Degree certificate/Pre-graduation certificate (validated copiesIf the documents are written in neither Chinese nor English, a Chinese or English translation should be submitted at the same time.)

11. Personal statement

12. Letter(s) of recommendation

13. Resume

14. Examinations and Interview

Contact Details

Graduate School of Translation and Interpretation, Beijing Foreign Studies University

Room 313, 3rd floor, GSTI Building, Beijing Foreign Studies University

No.2 North Xisanhuan Avenue, Haidian District, Beijing, 100089, China

Phone: +86 10 8881 6386

Email: gsti@bfsu.edu.cn

Web: http://gsti.bfsu.edu.cn/