Bursaries (subject to change)

The financial contribution proposed for master/postgraduate studies in conference interpreting consists of one single payment and will amount to the equivalent of the enrolment fee (tuition fee and/or administration fee) paid for the academic year 2020-2021, with a ceiling amount of € 2,400.

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Deadline for applications

The deadline for the submission of applications for academic year 2020-2021 has passed. A new call for academic year 2021-2022 will be published in spring 2021.


Eligibility requirements (subject to change)

You may be eligible for a bursary if you:

  • are enrolled in a master's/postgraduate degree in conference interpreting or intend to enrol in one (for courses that last more than one year, you will need to be enrolled in your last year)
  • and are a national of an EU Member State[1] or of one of the candidate countries (Albania, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia or Turkey)
  • and need to pay / have paid an enrolment fee for your course (tuition fee and/or administration fee)

and if you meet one of the following requirements:

a) you are registered in the course with one of the following active languages ('A' language): Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Maltese, Portuguese, Slovene or Swedish 


b) you are registered in the course with a retour into English, French or German from one of the following active languages: Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak or Spanish

In any case, your passive languages and/or retour language will need to be in line with the preferential profiles as published in the call for applications.

[1] Following the entry into force of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement (*) on 1 February 2020 and in particular Articles 127(6), 137 and 138, the references to nationals of a Member State of the European Union are to be understood as including nationals of the United Kingdom. UK nationals are therefore eligible to apply for a bursary. (*) Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community