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 Fall 2016  (August 15 - December 14)
Monday:  11:30am - 3pm ・  Wednesday: 7:30am - 9:30am; 1:30pm-3:00pm
Please visit our office in TP 104, call, or e-mail for more information. 
☎︎  (808) 956 6233    ・     ✉︎

Our office will be closed during Winter Break (December 15, 2016 - January 3, 2017)
We will check our phone and email periodically

Mark your calendar: Applications for
beginning January 2017!

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

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.

Spring 2017 COURSES 

TI  403  Introduction to Interpretation (O-focus)
T        4:25-6:45pm                  P. Rolland (Moore Hall)

TI 404  Spanish-English Translation (WI-focus) 
TR      9:00-10:15am               L. Aranda

TI 405  Court Interpreting I (ALL ISLANDS)
M      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

TI 408  Medical Interpreting I (ALL ISLANDS)
W      4:25-6:45pm                  S. Zeng (Kuy 204)

TI 422 Computer-Assisted Translation 
MW    1200-1:15pm                P. Rolland 

TI 425 Japanese to English Translation  (WI-focus)
MWF    9:30 - 10:20am           Y. Tateyama

CITS administers the Graduate Reading Exam for departments at the University of Hawaiʻi that require their students to demonstrate academic reading proficiency in another language. For more information about the exam process, please click here.

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.