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Sign language interpreting

full time

  • Diplom-Geb√§rdensprachdolmetscher (FH)

    Diplom (university of applied sciences)

  • 8 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Zwickau


  • May 2023 (Aptitude test)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

German Sign Language, Interpreting Techniques in Theory and Practice, Sign Language - Linguistics


Hearing-impaired people always encounter situations in which they are limited in communicating with hearing people. As a sign language interpreter, you have the task of bridging precisely these barriers. To achieve their goal, you facilitate communication between two languages and cultures. You are usually directly present in the situation. As a result, they must have an extensive cultural and specialist knowledge in order to Master the highly complex process of interpreting.

Admission modus

Selection procedure / qualifying examination

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Proof of aptitude assessment\; basic sign language course (at least 40 lesson units), (proof on the day of determining aptitude) or proof of equivalent competence

Lecture period
  • 04.10.2022 - 29.01.2023
  • 13.03.2023 - 02.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)

Application Deadline for Aptitude Test


Contact the university about dates

Tuition fee


no tuition fees

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

Student advisory service

Contact person for application / admission / study advice

Frau Christina Schelcher

0375 / 536-1184