Language Mediation Sciences: be prepared for a Multicultural World with SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna

Welcome to the presentation of the Language Mediation course at SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna, the Scuola Superiore per Mediatori Linguistici (Higher Education Institute for Language Mediators) that offers a wide range of language and cultural training programmes.

SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna is synonym of professionalism, passion, and humanity.
It opened in 1962 and since then it has been training the best Italian interpreters and translators. Today, it is still training an indispensable professional figure in the world in which we live: the Language Mediator.

If you are looking for a high-quality course to become a language or cultural mediator, you are in the right place. At SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna, we offer a comprehensive and cutting-edge curriculum in Language Mediation, a discipline that is increasingly important in our multicultural and globalised society.

If you are ready to start your career in language and cultural mediation, our Language Mediation course at SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna is the right choice for you.


Master’s degree in Audiovisual Translation, dialogue adaptation and audio description in Bologna

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SSML Carlo Bo campus in Bologna is equipped with:

  • 9 classrooms
  • 1 study room
  • 1 computer room (28 stations)
  • 1 simultaneous lab (22 stations + 2 booths)
  • 1 refreshment area with vending machines and plastic free

All classrooms are equipped with PCs, LIMs or Smartboards.

Our spaces

SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna offers a welcoming and stimulating learning environment where students can enjoy a wide range of resources, including language labs, multimedia classrooms and more.

Why choose the educational offerings of SSML Carlo Bo in Bologna

  • Long tradition in language teaching for professionalising purposes
  • Language teaching focused on translation and interpretation techniques with professionals and native speakers
  • A number of hours per week in language laboratories for each language (a longer time frame than at other universities).
  • Optimal teacher/student ratio that allows continuous and individual monitoring of students’ progress.
  • Constant student support from the Student Office and professors.
  • Opportunity to acquire professional skills to work as a language or cultural mediator in various contexts, such as businesses, international organisations, NGOs and more.
  • Opportunity to choose the Audiovisual Translation course as an extracurricular activity.

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You can find us at 8 Via Cesare Boldrini with access also from 9 Via Giovanni Amendola, 50 metres from the railway and bus stations.

Bus lines:
15, 21, 25, 30, 33, 35, 36, 39, 81, 91;

Office opening hours (Student Office):
9:00 am – 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Phone: +39 051251358
WhatsApp: +39 051251358
Toll-free number (only national): 800 433 433
Headquarters email:
Student Office: Francesca PICCI –
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