Summer Translation Program


The Summer Translation Programs in the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Western Michigan University welcome:

  • Government officials relying on foreign languages as part of their career.
  • Graduate students from WMU or other universities relying on translation for research.
  • High school teachers needing advanced courses in foreign languages.
  • International students or professionals interested in a short-term intensive language program in the United States.
  • Native speakers of Arabic wanting to gain experience in translating to and from English.
  • Professionals who do or will be doing translation as part of their career.
  • Undergraduate students from WMU or other universities studying a foreign language and considering a career that will use those skills.


Applications are not being accepted at this time. Please contact Dr. Cynthia Running-Johnson, Program director, for more information.