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Bursaries for conference interpreting students

Who can apply, eligibility requirements and amount of funding


The financial contribution proposed for master's/postgraduate studies in conference interpreting consists of one single payment and will amount to the equivalent of the enrolment fee (tuition fee and/or administration fee) paid for the academic year 2022-2023, with a ceiling amount of € 3,000.

There are currently no open calls for student bursaries. The new call for academic year 2023-2024 will be published on this website around May 2023.


Previous calls

19 MAY 2022
2022-2023 Bursaries call
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Eligibility requirements

You may be eligible for a bursary if you:

  • are enrolled in a master's/postgraduate degree in conference interpreting or intend to enrol in one (for courses that last more than one year, you will need to be enrolled in your last year)
  • and are a national of an EU Member State or of one of the candidate countries (Albania, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia or Türkiye)
  • and need to pay / have paid an enrolment fee for your course (tuition fee and/or administration fee)

and if you meet one of the following requirements:

a) you are registered in the course with one of the following active languages ('A' language): Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Maltese, Portuguese, Slovak or Slovene 


b) you are registered in the course with a retour into English, French or German from one of the following active languages: Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish or Swedish

In any case, your passive languages and/or retour language will need to be in line with the preferential profiles as published in the call for applications.




Directorate-General for Interpretation - Bursaries