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Graduate Translation Exam

(For graduate students who must fulfill a language translation requirement in Spanish, Portuguese, or Catalan.)

Exams are administered twice per year, in mid–October and mid–March.

Questions regarding the exam calendar and format may be directed to Claudia de Brito (x5518;

The following dates are for Academic Year Language Translation Exam:

Fall 2019 – October 18, 2019
Spring 2020 – March 13, 2020

You may choose from the following possible times – please email Claudia de Brito to confirm your choice.

From: 9:00am – 12:00am
From: 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The exam consists of two parts:

  • Comprehension of an academic article in Spanish or Portuguese
  • Translation into English of select passages of academic prose

Students may consult a print Spanish/English or Portuguese/English dictionary. However, use of internet for any part of the exam is prohibited.