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State examination for translators and interpreters

State examinations for translators, for translators and interpreters as well as for interpreters (provided that the corresponding state examination for translators has already been successfully passed or another translation examination has been recognized as equivalent by the Bavarian State Ministry of Education and Culture, Science and Art) of the following examination centers are in Bavaria by announcement of the Bavarian State Ministry for Education and Culture of August 31, 1999, last changed by announcement of December 3, 2001, generally recognized:


Karlsruhe Regional Council
Ref. 76 Examination Board for Translators and Interpreters
Leverstr. 2
76133 Karlsruhe
Tel: (07 21) 9 26 - 4235
Fax: (07 21) 9 33 - 40270
Email: [email protected]
Internet: www.rp-karlsruhe.de

Translation and interpreting exams for English, French, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu


Senate Department for Education, Youth and Family
State Examination Office for Translators Berlin
Bernhard-Weiß-Strasse 6
10178 Berlin
Tel .: (0 30) 90 227 5266
Fax: (0 30) 90 227 6102
Email: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.berlin.de/sen/bjf/service/pruefungsamt-fuer-uebersetzer/

Translation exams for the languages, Arabic, Bulgarian, Chinese, English, Estonian, French, Italian, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Modern Greek, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Czech, Turkish and Hungarian


Hessian teaching academy
Special State Exams - State exams for translators and interpreters
Rheinstrasse 95
64295 Darmstadt
Tel: (0 61 51) 3682 565 or 552
Fax: (0 61 51) 3682 551
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]
Internet: www.la.hessen.de

Translation and interpreting exams for Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Chinese, Dari, English, French, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Croatian, Kurmanci, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Modern Greek, Pashto, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian , Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovenian, Sorani, Spanish, Thai, Czech, Turkish, Hungarian and Ukrainian

New examination regulations from March 15, 2018: No longer in accordance with the KMK framework agreement, therefore examinations are no longer recognized in Bavaria from this point in time

Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Institute for Quality Development
Examination office for interpreters and translators in the teacher examination office M-V
Möllner Strasse 12
18109 Rostock
Tel: (0381) 49 85 95 0
Fax: (0381) 49 85 9555
Email: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.bildung-mv.de/de/lpa/Dolmetscher/

Translation and interpreting exams for English, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Swedish


Examination office for translators and interpreters
at the Ministry of Education
Trier Street 33
66111 Saarbrücken
Tel: (06 81) 9 27 14 16
Fax: (06 81) 9 27 14 11
Email: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.saarland.de> Topic portals> Education server> Teacher training> Examination office

Translation and interpreting exams for English, French, Russian, Spanish and Turkish


State Office for School and Education Leipzig
Unit 42, interpreter exams
Nonnenstrasse 17 A
04229 Leipzig
Tel: (03 41) 49 45 - 943
Fax: (03 41) 49 45 - 958
Email: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.lehrerbildung.sachsen.de

Translation and interpreting exams for Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, English, French, Italian, Croatian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Czech, Ukrainian, Hungarian and Vietnamese

Further details about these examinations can be obtained directly from the individual examination offices.