The Center for Interpretation and Translation Studies (CITS) was established in 1988 at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa to provide basic training in translation and interpretation.  Located within the College of Languages, Linguistics and Literature, read more...
Office Hours Summer 2017  (May 15 - July 3)
Monday:  10:00 am - 2:00 pm ・  Wednesday: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please schedule an appointment via email before you visit our office in TP 104. 
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Certification of Translations
As a commitment to our community, CITS certifies the translation of documents from most languages into English and vice versa.
For a certification, the document has to be translated before you bring it to our office.

Accepting Applications NOW for our
July 3-August 11, 2017

Languages offered: Chinese, French, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Vietnamese
(availability varies, depending on enrollment)

The program is open to both UH- and non-UH students. Our classes can be taken on all islands via Hawaii Interactive Television Services (HITS). 
Click here for more information. Find out more about possible funding opportunities here.

Fall 2017 COURSES 

TI  403  Introduction to Interpretation (O-focus) (ALL ISLANDS)
M        4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

TI 401  Principles of Translation (WI-focus) 
MW      2:30-3:45pm               P. Rolland (Moore Hall)

TI 406  Community Interpreting I (E-focus) (ALL ISLANDS)
W      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

SPN 605  Spanish Translation Studies
T      3:00-5:30pm                   L. Aranda (Moore 151)

FR 661 Advanced FR-ENG Translation  
Th      2:30-5:00pm                N. Segeral  (Moore 253)

FIL 435  Filipino Translation Techniques
T    3:00-5:30pm                    P. Arboleda (WEB 102)
CITS is no longer administering the Graduate Reading Exam. 
Please contact the appropriate language department.

CITS is a registered certification exam center for the National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters (NBCMI). More details about the certification exam can be found on the NBCMI website.