ACCREDITATION

Taking into consideration widening of international contacts, rapid development of technologies and the growing demand for technical translators and interpreters the higher professional education programme “Technical Translation” was worked out in 1996 to ensure a professional qualification of translator – desk-officer.

When elaborating the Higher Professional Education study programme “Technical Translation” at the RTU Institute of Languages, the experience gained in such European countries as Denmark, Germany, Norway, and Great Britain (Applied Languages Europe) since 1987 has been taken into consideration.

The programme was approved by the RTU Senate and started to work successfully. In 2007 it has been repeatedly accredited for a six-year period.

The Professional Bachelor Study Programme “Technical Translation” has been developed on the basis of the Higher Professional Education Study Programme “Technical Translation” (programme code 42222, Certificate of Accreditation No 023-1201, valid from November, 2007 till December, 2013).

The Professional Bachelor Study Programme “Technical Translation” was accredited for 6 years by the Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science on 19 November, 2008. Accreditation certificate No 023-158.

The Professional Master Study Programme “Technical Translation” was accredited for 6 years by the Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science on 19 November, 2008. Accreditation certificate No 023-158.

The programmes have been elaborated in accordance with the Regulations No 481 of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Latvia “Regulations on the State Standard of the Second Level Higher Professional Education” and Regulations No 990 “Regulations on Education Qualification of the Republic of Latvia”.