This interactive map identifies existing translation programmes in Higher Education throughout Europe. It focuses on Master's Degree level programmes but also includes Bachelor's degree level programmes when appropriate. It aims to provide useful and relevant information to students, staff and stakeholders interested in professional translator training.


This interactive map works best with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8 and 9, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome.


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Under WP3, we focused on the collection of fact sheets in English, in home language and in a third language for OPTIMALE partner programmes.


All the fact sheets have been made available on the OPTIMALE interactive map.

Fact sheet template: EN


Analysis of existing translator training programmes

During the conference, Prof. Yves Gambier from Turku University presented an analysis of the current state of translator training programmes as reflected by the OPTIMALE mapping exercise. 

Downloadable presentation (in French).

With the support of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Union.

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This Website reflects the views only from the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.