Study MA in Interpretation

If your dream has always been to be an interpreter then we are the right institution for you.

Founded in 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 ,conference and community interpreters within the African region.

We have modern training facilities with state-of-the –art interpreting booths, a library and a computer laboratory.

Studying interpretation at the Centre for Translation and Interpretation will prepare you into a top notch interpreter where you will be able to make immense contributions in cross-cultural communications across the globe.  You will learn from experts in the field and experienced researchers. You will acquire skills such as critical analysis, independent research and preparation, project management, and teamwork.

Among the Language combinations we offer include: English, Kiswahili, French, Arabic, Spanish, German, Portuguese and Chinese.

To guarantee you quality education and job opportunities, the Centre maintains close links with the following international organizations: United Nations, European Union, European Commission (SCIC), African Union and University of Geneva.

We have intakes in October each academic year. Please click here to apply for our next intake.