Monday, August 1, 2011

Illinois Translation Competition

Announcing the first annual Illinois Translation Competition for Illinois high school students of European Languages

The European Union Center has partnered with the University of Illinois Center for Translation Studies to offer the first translation competition for high school students of its kind in the United States. By fostering a greater knowledge and understanding of European languages, students have a unique opportunity to develop their skills and possibly contribute to the burgeoning language policies and programs of the European Union. Teachers will learn about U of I programs, the professional fields of translation and interpretation, and will benefit from tips on how to incorporate translation in the classroom and networking with other teachers. Online registration ( is now available. For more information, visit

The Illinois High School Translation Competition was also highlighted in the October 20, 2011 issue of "Inside Illinois"

If you have any questions, contact Anastasia Lakhtikova:


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