BULGARIA

 

Country:                                            

Official or co-official languages

Bulgarian

Brief description of linguistic diversity

Turkish, Roma

Foundations:

 

Current legislative mandates for LIT and certification

Each court has a list of interpreters who can act as expert witnesses.

Candidates must have a university degree in translation or languages to be included on the list.

Responsible parties:

 

Current accrediting bodies

HE institutions

Does register exist?

No formal register exists. See above.

Who develops certification exams?

There are no certification exams at this time.

Who/How many rate performances?

 

Collaboration

None

 

Test Format:

 

T & I in one exam?

 

Screening exam? Describe.

 

Test type/format

 

 

Domains tested

 

 

Scoring

 

Transparency:

 

Website? Dissemination of info about certification

 

 

Requirements to sit exam

 

 

Sample questions or practice exam available?

 

 

Additional qualifications for certification (experience, training, educational level, nationality)

 

Cost to candidate/#of locations/ frequency

 

Feedback on exam performance

 

Score grievance procedure available

 

Maximum nº of sittings

 

Permanent or renewable certification  

Post-certification:

 

 

 

Revocation of certification possible?

 

If so, for what reasons?

 

Performance monitored? If so, how?