Western Caspian University


Department of Translation

The mission of the Department of Translation is to educate and train high-quality interpreters and translators of English. Students acquire fundamental expertise in the various facets of translation, ranging from theoretical and pragmatic aspects to lexical and grammatical issues. Students are introduced to inter-cultural and inter-lingual challenges of translation and interpretation. Courses are conducted in well-equipped language laboratories with interactive teaching. To ensure high quality and standard of teaching, the department uses modern teaching tools and textbooks, and periodically invites professional translators and interpreters from the USA, the UK, Canada, Germany, Russia, Spain, Portugal, the Czech Republic and Poland.

Teaching at the Department of Translation covers the following subjects:

  • Theory of Translation
  • Modern Problems of Translation
  • Written Translation
  • Topical Translation
  • General Interpretation