Updated: 04/04/2018

Certificate Ceremony of the Ministry for EU Affairs 2018 Young Translators Contest


The eighth Young Translators Contest was held on 13 January 2018 by the Ministry for EU Affairs in Ankara. Successful contesters will be awarded their certificates in a ceremony to be organized in Ankara on 5 April 2018, at 11:00 a.m. The contest aims to increase the awareness among the students of translation regarding the European Union (EU) accession process and to contribute to the training of translators in this field.

Out of 140 students from 38 universities; 106 competed in English, 19 in German and 15 in French language categories. During the contest, the students translated an EU text into Turkish.

12 successful young translators will also be awarded a study visit to the translation units of the EU institutions in Brussels between 7-10 May 2018.

5 April 2018 Ceremony Programme

Place: Anadolu Downtown Otel Söğütözü

10:45 - 11:00  Welcome

11:00 - 11:30 Inauguration speech of Undersecretary of the Ministry for EU Affairs Ambassador Selim YENEL

11:30 - 12:00  Certificate ceremony

12:00 - 12:15  Speech on behalf of successful contesters

12:15 - 12:30  Family Photo

12:30 - 13:00   Official cocktail

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