Professional Translation and Interpretation

About Professional Translation and Interpretation

A program that educates professional translators and interpreters through an innovative teaching methodology, state-of-the-art technology, and international agreements. Additionally, it is the only program in Latin America and the third in the Americas to have been awarded membership by Ciuti, an important international association.

Which degree will be obtained?

Bachelor of Professional Translation and Interpretation

What will the duration be?

10 academic terms in 5 years.

Where will you be able to study?

Monterrico campus

Area of Application

After studying Professional Translation and Interpretation at UPC, you can hold the positions of:

  • Freelance translator and interpreter.
  • Audiovisual product subtitler.
  • Text editor in Spanish.
  • Translation project manager.
  • Content creator.
  • In-house translator and interpreter.

Only simultaneous interpretation lab in the country.

+ 120

International agreements with renowned universities.

In Internationality for four consecutive years, (according to the Best Peruvian Universities Ranking by América Economía).

International Graduate Studies Agreement

Exclusive Master's degrees from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS) graduate school.

UPC: Professional Translation and Interpretation

The graduates of the Professional Translation and Interpretation program tell us about their experience studying there.

CENTRAD: UPC Professional Translation and Interpretation Program

Learn about CENTRAD, the Professional Translation and Interpretation UPC Program Translation Center.


UPC: Professional Translation and Interpretation


UPC: Students of the Professional Translation and Interpretation program translated a renowned American series.

Why study Professional Translation and Interpretation at UPC?

UPC evolves and strives to offer the best for its students.

Mastery of two languages

You will graduate mastering English and another language you select: Chinese, French, Portuguese or Quechua.

Academic exchanges

You may choose to study one or two academic terms in more than 120 universities worldwide.

Foreign language validation

You will be able to validate your previous knowledge of foreign languages with a placement test.

International Graduate Studies Agreement

Graduated students from UPC program opt for a exclusive master's degrees with the Middlebury Institute of International Studies (MIIS).

Master's degree

Once you complete your studies at UPC, you will be able to study an additional year at the Universidad Europea de Madrid and obtain a master's degree in Dubbing, Translation and Subtitling, or a master’s degree in Multidisciplinary Conference Interpretation.

Technology and infrastructure

We have the only simultaneous interpretation laboratory with interpretation booths and multilateral discussion equipment.
Our curriculum includes a practice of Wordfast translation tools, courtesy of Wordfast LLC and Yves Champollion.


Study one or two terms abroad. You will be able to choose among
the following options:

mapamundi icon-ubigeo icon-ubigeo icon-ubigeo

Universidad Europea de Madrid - Spain


McGill University - Canada


Tompkins Cortland Community College - United States

"Yo elegí la UPC porque contamos con cabinas de interpretación que tienen la tecnología de los organismos internacionales. También porque tenemos intercambios con varias universidades y contamos con la acreditación del CIUTI.”.


Alumna de la carrera de Traducción e Interpretación Profesional


Prolongación Primavera 2390, Monterrico, Santiago de Surco
Informes: 313-3333 - 610-5030 | Servicio al alumno 630-3333 | Fax: 313-3334
Contacto | Política de Privacidad | Términos y Condiciones