About Centre for Translation and Interpretation

HISTORICAL BACK GROUND.

Courtesy call by the Vice Chancellor

Courtesy call by the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nairobi, Prof Kiama S. Gitahi. 

Founded in June 2010, the Centre for Translation and Interpretation (CTI) is a regional postgraduate institution based at the University of Nairobi. It was born out of collaboration between the University of Nairobi, the United Nations and the European Union with the mandate to train translators and, conference and community interpreters within the African region.

The core functions of the Centre include training of translators and, conference and community interpreters, research and publication, servicing conferences and consulting.  The Centre has modern training facilities with state-of-the –art interpreting booths, a library and a computer laboratory.

The Centre maintains close links with the following international organizations: United Nations, European Union, European Commission (SCIC), African Union and University of Geneva.

Training Programmes

The Centre offers two PhD programmes and two MA programmes:  PhD in Translation and PhD in Interpretation MA in Translation and MA in Interpretation. These programmes aim at  training professional Translators, Interpreters and Trainer Interpreters/Translators for the African and global market. This centre is the only one of its kind in Eastern and Central Africa.

 

Contact

For more information, reach us on:

Email: info-cti@uonbi.ac.ke

Tel: 0204913223

Mobile: 0706 601 231

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