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Sectors: Education - Training, Employment, Youth

Beneficiaries: Development NGOs, Non-profit organisations, Schools, Universities

Regions: Candidate countries, European Union

Category: Call for proposals

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Responsible: European Commission

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This call for proposals aims to ensure that a sufficient number of qualified conference interpreters are available to enable the European Union’s institutions to function properly.

Priorities and funded actions:

Objectives
– To promote quality and linguistic diversity in the teaching of interpreting in the official languages of the EU and of the candidate countries
– To establish postgraduate centres of excellence
– To enhance cooperation among postgraduate courses from different Member States and from candidate countries
– To develop innovative pilot projects

Among financed actions
* Actions related to the organisation of post-graduate courses in conference interpreting
– Priority needs for languages of the EU Interpretation Services
– Acquisition and/or use of innovative technologies for training
– Co-operation with other universities

* Special projects aimed at promoting Conference interpreter training
– Dissemination of best practice in training
– Use and/or development of innovative technologies for training
– Cost-effectiveness and/or synergies of the project