Monash Intercultural Lab
Monash Intercultural Lab:
Translating Interpreting and Intercultural Studies
The Monash Intercultural Lab is home to the Bachelor of Global Studies (Cultural Competence) and the Master of Interpreting and Translation Studies. We also offer standalone units in translation and intercultural competence. Find out more about the courses and units you can take.
Research and engagement
The Monash Intercultural Lab has a range of longstanding industry partnerships. Find out more about our research, community engagement and outreach activities and learn how we help build social inclusion and community cohesion in a globalised world.
Find out more about our range of professional development programs to support your career and develop your translation, interpreting and intercultural competence skills.
About Monash Intercultural Lab
Monash Intercultural Lab offers undergraduate, postgraduate and professional development programs for Monash staff and students, as well as external organisations, that foster thriving, connected and resilient communities. The Lab achieves this through undertaking world-class translation, interpreting and intercultural scholarship. Follow the link to find out more about our staff and Industry Advisory Boards.
Monash Intercultural Lab enjoys relationships with a range of industry and community partners. From long term partnerships like Chin Communications and Scanlon Foundation, to our newer partners, we are proud to be working with exceptional organisations and individuals supporting communities to thrive. Learn more about our partners, projects and the communities we are working with.
News and Events
Join us for our regular seminar series featuring Monash academics as well as speakers from across the globe who specialise in interpreting, translating and intercultural scholarship and practice.
Diversity: Better Culture, Better Workplaces
Registrations are now open for a 3-day intensive, interactive course focused on how individuals can learn from their own cultural identities and how different cultural practices and values can create inclusive workplaces.
During the winter break, Monash students volunteered their time to make key documents about Antarctica more accessible by participating in the Action Translate program.
Learn more about our collaboration with the Faculty of Information Technology as part of the Limitless Academy program.
Intercultural COVID Communications
MIL academics writing about the importance of intercultural communication during the Covid-19 pandemic in Melbourne.
A special event celebrating both the recent publication of four books on Chinese-English translation and interpreting and the 30th anniversary of Chin Communications,
Translation and Interpreting academics are the first to harness innovative VR technology to enhance interpreter training. As part of a unique project funded by LanguageLoop, we offer Virtual Reality Training for Interpreters in Family Violence Scena