Keyword: School of Languages and Translation Studies
The international and multilingual master’s degree programme European Languages, Cultures and Societies in Contact trains language professionals for a multilingual and multicultural world of work. At the University of Turku, the major is either French or German. The applying period is April 1st–May 31st.
It has been possible to study Chinese language as a major subject at the University of Turku since 2021. The subject was recently strengthened with a new lecturer, Dr Hui Shi. The Chinese language department places special emphasis on the competence and skills needed in professional life and in various expert professions. The aim is that the students have a diverse understanding of the Chinese language and culture.
12.5.2022 at 8.30 - 14.5.2022 at 15.00
16.11.2021 at 14.15 - 15.45
Nicolas Rollet will talk about human-robot interaction and how it can be approached with conversation analysis.Nicolas Rollet works at Paris Télécom, Institut Polytechnique de Paris. He holds a PhD in language sciences (ILPGA, Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, 2012), and he has specialized in the study of...
17.11.2021 at 16.00 - 18.00
The Material Text Research Forum (MTRF) is an initiative focusing on bringing together researchers from different backgrounds to explore ‘material text’ in live and online meetings.Our third seminar is held via Zoom on 17 November 2021, 16.00–18.00 EET (UTC+2). The Zoom link will be sent to...
Professor Emerita Kaisa Häkkinen has been conferred the honorary title of Academician of Science. President of the Republic granted the title at a presidential session 27 November 2020.
The Language Specialist Degree Programme KIAS is one of the three MA degree programmes in the School of Languages and Translation Studies at Turku. KIAS offers a broad and flexible programme that can be adapted to suit each individual student’s career plans.
Translation Studies research at the University of Turku is interdisciplinary and aims at a deeper understanding of the needs of a multicultural and multilingual society. This we approach from two points of view: a historical perspective, and an interest in today's workplace, its needs and challenges.