About us:

The University of Ghana, the premier university and the largest university in Ghana was founded as the University College of the Gold Coast by Ordinance on August 11, 1948 for the purpose of providing and promoting university education, learning and research. The University is located at Legon in the Greater Accra Region of the Republic of Ghana with campuses in various towns and cities across the country. 

The University's vision is to become a world class research-intensive University over the next decade. It is run on a collegiate system comprising the following colleges: College of Basic and Applied Sciences, College of Education, College of Health Sciences and College of Humanities. Each college is made up of schools, departments, centres and institutes. Through its Departments of French and Modern Languages which fall under the School of Languages (College of Humanities), the University currently runs the translation and interpreting programmes listed below: 


  1. Master of Arts (MA) in Translation;
  2. Master of Arts in Conference Interpreting (MACINT);
  3. Doctor of Philosophy in French (Translation Studies Option). 

The University runs other language-related programmes at the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels involving the following languages: French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and KiSwahili.