Specialisation in Legal Translation

If you want to specialise in legal translation in the English-Spanish language combination, this postgraduate diploma offers more than 20 years¿ experience

  • UAB Specialisation Diploma
  • Code: 1588/23
  • 23th edition
  • Modality: Onsite
  • Credits: 36 ECTS
  • Start date: 26/09/2023
  • Finish date: 15/06/2024
  • Places: 40
  • Orientation: Professional
  • Price: 2376 €
  • Teaching language: English (50%), Spanish (50%)
  • Location: Facultat de Traducció i Interpretació, Campus UAB, Bellaterra (Barcelona)

The aim of this postgraduate course is to offer students greater knowledge and the opportunity to specialise in legal translation, to obtain a solid training which Will allow them to hone their skills and meet the challenges of an increasingly demanding market.

The strong point of this course is undoubtedly the expert teaching team whose areas of specialisation ranges from a judge for the Introduction to the Spanish Legal Code to the head of the Spanish translation section of an international organisation for Translation in International Organisations. 

One of the best ways to see the levels of satisfaction with this course is to go to opinions of former students.

Work placements are extra-curricular and voluntary, giving students a guide with contacts and advice, but it is the student who apply for placements in the organisations and companies offering internships and placements. 

Regarding the schedules, the diploma's classes are always from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., a maximum of three afternoons per week, as can be seen in the calendar of the 2022-23 academic year. Finally, in the FAQ’s document you can find answers to the most common questions about the full scholarship, the languages of the program, the requirements for foreign students, etc.

Career opportunities

- Translator of court documents
- Translator for government agencies
- Lawyer-linguist
- Proofreader of legal documents written in a multilingual context


Non-curricular internships managed by UAB’s Servei d’Ocupabilitat

Scholarships and financial aid

Chek all the information on the possibilities for grants and scholarships in the page for UAB financial aids, grants and calls.

Coordinating centres

Departamento de Traducción e Interpretación y de Estudios de Ásia Oriental


Mariana Orozco Jutoran

Phone: 93 581 33 95

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