Scholarships Merit-based
European Commission

Bursaries for conference interpreting students

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3000 EUR
21 Sep 2024
Application deadline


The Directorate-General for Interpretation offers financial help to both students (bursaries) and universities (grants).


Scholarship type

Merit based

Number of scholarships to award



EUR 3,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The scholarship is available to nationals of an EU Member State or of one of the candidate countries (Albania, The Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia or

Turkey), and are applying to a Master`s or a Postgraduate course.

Applicable programmes


The bursary will amount to the equivalent of the enrolment fee (tuition and/or administrative fees) for academic year 2023-2024, with a maximum amount of EUR 3 000, and will consist of one single payment.


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;
  • and need to pay / have paid an enrolment fee for your course (tuition fee and/or administration fee);
  • and have never received a bursary from DG Interpretation before.

AND if you meet one of the following requirements:

  • you are registered in the course with one of the following active languages ('A' language): Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Maltese, Portuguese, Slovak or Slovene OR
  • you are registered in the course with a retour into English, French or German from one of the following active languages: Estonian, Hungarian, 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.

Scholarship requirements






32 nationalities

Study experience required





Application deadline

21 Sep 2024

The call for academic year 2024-2025 will be published on this website in May/June 2024.



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