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Tulane University
Spanish & Portuguese Dept.
302 Newcomb Hall
New Orleans, LA 70118

phone: (504) 865-5518
fax: (504) 862-8752


Graduate Translation Exam

(For graduate students who must fulfill a language translation requirement in Spanish, Portuguese, or Catalan.)

Exams are administered twice per year, in mid-October and mid-March.

Questions regarding the exam calendar and format may be directed to Claudia de Brito (x5518;


The following dates are for Academic Year Language Translation Exam:

Fall 2017      - October 20, 2017

Spring 2018 -  March 16, 2018

You may choose from the following possible times - please e-mail Claudia de Brito to confirm your choice.

From: 9:00am - 12:00am
From: 1:00pm - 4:00pm


The exam consists of two parts:
1) Comprehension of an academic article in Spanish or Portuguese, and 
2) Translation into English of select passages of academic prose.

Students may consult a print Spanish/English or Portuguese/English dictionary. However, use of internet for any part of the exam is prohibited.




Tulane University, Spanish & Portuguese Dept., 304 Newcomb Hall, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5518