Translation & Localization Management

Miranda Zhang

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Sun Yat-Sen University

Fast Fact: Miranda taught Chinese culture classes at high schools in Poland.

“The TLM program combines translation, technology and management together…and that enables me to think like a manager, treat translation as a linguist, and use technology as freely as I wish.”

Magdalena Adam

Program: Translation and Localization Management

Undergrad: Sprachen-und Dolmetscherinstitut München

Fast Fact: Has run three half marathons to date and is planning on running in the San Francisco half marathon next year.

“Most of the [TLM] professors are active translators, interpreters, and localization managers, so they really know what’s going on in the field and can prepare their students perfectly for their professional careers.”

Alumna at the Forefront of Rapidly Growing Localization Profession

Location

VMWare Inc.
3401 Hillview Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94304
United States
37° 24' 6.0624" N, 122° 8' 43.5768" W

“Babel No More” Author Michael Erard to Lecture on Language Super-Learners

We all learn at least one language as children. But what does it take to learn six languages, or twenty, or seventy?

The Monterey Institute, one of the world’s leading centers for language training and teaching, will play host to a leading authority on language learning when Michael Erard, author of “Babel No More: The Search for the World’s Most Extraordinary Language Learners,” delivers a free public lecture in the Irvine Auditorium from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. on May 2.

Hard Work, Love, Hard Work

Since graduating in 2010 with a MA in Translation & Localization Management, life has been a whirlwind tour for Dustin Brumley. He's started his own business, moved around the world and married fellow MIIS alum Amaia Zaballa Zarzosa (MA in Conference Interpretation).

Location

Netherlands
52° 23' 30.0912" N, 5° 5' 51.5616" E

TLM: Translation Technology

The Translation & Localization Management program at the Monterey Institute prides itself on being at the cutting-edge of technology. Case in point, they are the only translation program in the world using cloud-based technology on a daily level in the classroom.

Professor Holly Mikkelson Receives American Translators Association’s Highest Award

At its annual conference last week, the American Translators Association (ATA) awarded its highest honor to Monterey Institute professor Holly Mikkelson.

MIIS Adds New Portuguese Language Track for Translation and Localization Management Degree

With continued economic growth expected in Brazil and a growing need for translation and localization professionals in that market, the Monterey Institute of International Studies announced today that it will launch a new English-Portuguese language option within its Master of Arts in Translation and Localization Management (MATLM) degree program in fall 2012. The Institute’s well-established MATLM program currently offers Chinese, French, German, J

41 Students from 17 Countries Attend Annual Cross-Cultural Retreat

It’s hard to think of a more inspiring setting for a day of structured intercultural activities than the natural beauty of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park in the fall. Every year Professor Peter Grothe invites students in his popular course in intercultural communication—as well as students from all degree programs at MIIS—for an all-day retreat in Big Sur.

New “International Friendship Program” Has Successful Launch

The Monterey Institute of International Studies has launched the MIIS International Friendship Program, matching incoming international students from various degree programs with enthusiastic local families. The program provides a unique opportunity for students and local families to share their cultures and backgrounds with one another and learn something new. The local families are not expected to provide students with a place to stay, but rather to invite students to explore life outside of the campus.