Interpreting Schools & Programs in the USA

For over 60 years, AIIC has pioneered excellence in Conference Interpreter training across the world.

AIIC makes best practice recommendations to interpreting schools and publishes a comparison of each school's performance with those recommendations in its online interpreting schools directory.

Information submitted by Interpreting Schools & Programmes is published if the following criteria are met:

  • The course is only open to post-graduate students
  • Aptitude test before course begins (one year) or at an early stage in the course for longer courses
  • The course is taught by conference interpreters
  • The curriculum must include instruction in both consecutive and simultaneous interpretation
  • Course must be at least 2 semesters (1 academic year) long

Here is a list of local interpreting schools and programmes that satisfy the requirements.

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