Conference interpreting

Translation, interpreting and subtitling expertise

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UN-standard language facilities

We're the only university in the UK to provide translation, interpreting and subtitling expertise covering a number of languages.

Our combination of conference interpreting facilities are unique to the east of England. When you hire our labs you can either use our interpreters or bring your own.

Interpreting lab

Book our new state-of-the-art interpreting lab for your next multi-lingual meeting, conference or trade show. It has ten booths to interpret conferences involving up to 20 people and equipment matching that of the European Commission, the United Nations and the Houses of Parliament.

The lab provides tools for conference interpreting between:

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Lecture theatre

We also have a lecture theatre suitable for conferences for up to 350 people with simultaneous interpreting booths, to interpret live conferences and lectures.

Mobile equipment

We have mobile equipment available for hire for interpreting at both indoor and outdoor events.

Translation and interpreting courses

Our Department of Language and Linguistics is third in the UK for research quality (REF 2021).

Get in touch
Dr Dorian Hayes Knowledge Exchange Manager, Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ
Telephone: 01206 874976