Diploma in Translation (DipTrans)

UvA Talen offers the opportunity to attain the Diploma in Translation (DipTrans) in Amsterdam. The Diploma in Translation is the gold standard for anyone wanting a career as a freelance translator or to work as a translator for international corporations worldwide and meets the need for a high-level professional translating qualification.

The exam will be taken on a single day in January, depending on language combination:

  • Tuesday 15 January 2019 - from all languages into English
  • Wednesday 16 January 2019 - from English into all languages 
 The registration period for DipTrans runs from 1 May to 31 August.

Registration DipTrans

To take the DipTrans exam at UvA Talen, you should complete the following procedure:
1. Download the DipTrans Entry Form from the CIoL website, fill in the form and email it to diptrans@uvatalen.nl.
2. As soon as your registration has been processed and the registration period has closed, we will forward your details to the CIoL. You will then receive a confirmation from CIoL and an invoice from UvA Talen for the centre fee. Only when you’ve received both of these has your registration been successful.
4. Once we have received your payment, you will receive a confirmation email around a month before the examination date containing all the information you need to take the exam.
Costs DipTrans
Besides the costs you pay to the CIoL, you need to pay a centre fee of € 89 per unit to UvA Talen. This should be paid within 21 days of the invoice date.
You can find more information about DipTrans on www.ciol.org.uk/diptrans.