Academic membership

The Academic membership category is for lecturers of translation, interpreting or languages, from any UK or international university, or other higher education establishment.


Benefits of Academic membership:

  • Keep up-to-date with the latest industry news to help guide the translators and interpreters of the future as they start out on their careers

  • Be part of a supportive, professional community promoting a rapidly evolving industry

  • Demonstrate your commitment to quality and the highest professional standards

As an Academic member you will:

  • Receive a free subscription to our award-winning journal, ITI Bulletin, published six times a year

  • Boost your professional standing with your internationally recognised membership of ITI

  • Receive free monthly updates with the latest industry news and events

  • Have the opportunity to join the ITI Research network related to the translation and interpreting sector

  • Have access to My ITI for member-only content, such as our series of informative webinars

How do I apply?

Entry requirements

A postgraduate degree in translation, interpreting or languages.

Minimum of two years’ relevant experience as a lecturer in translation or interpreting at a university or institution of tertiary education, demonstrated through a professional reference from a previous/current employer which must be a university or tertiary education institute.

Evidence of published research in translation or interpreting, or programme development on a T&I degree course.

Evidence of Continuing Professional Development in the last 3 years.

Membership fees

A one-off application fee of £60 is due when you submit your completed application.

The annual Academic membership fee is £136.

If you need further advice on becoming an Academic member, please contact us.


"I became an Academic ITI member to connect with other translators specialising in fields different to mine; to join the translator community and share my experiences in translation both as a teacher and a professional translator."

Alessandra De Martino