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Siegel Acquin

Accredited degree program

Sign language interpreting

The undergraduate Bachelor's degree programme in Sign Language Interpreting teaches students how to work independently and professionally as a sign language interpreter in a practice-oriented manner. The programme is based on scientific findings and methods. In addition, the various modules prepare students for their future work as sign language interpreters.

Start Winter semester
Admission Criteria Unrestricted admission
Application period 15.04.2024 - 15.07.2024
Study cost None (only semester fee)
Normal duration7 Semester
Accredited degree program
Siegel Acquin

Prospects after graduation

Sign language interpreters are needed wherever deaf people meet hearing people. After completing your studies, you can work as an interpreter for German Sign Language and German in various fields, e.g. in politics, business, social and educational services, medicine, leisure, culture, etc.

Sign language interpreters are used in a wide variety of contexts, e.g. for training and further education, medical appointments, parents' evenings, lectures, in everyday working life or when dealing with the authorities.

Prof. Sabine Fries

Academic advisor