INTERNATIONAL CONTEST
OF SIMULTANEOUS
AND CONSECUTIVE INTERPRETERS

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INTERPRETATION OLYMPUS
We connect interpreters across the world and help them prove themselves
INTERPRETATION OLYMPUS
We connect interpreters across the world and help them prove themselves
Networking
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Contest
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Training
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Career boost
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The first interpretation contest in Russia has been held since 2017
The first interpretation contest in Russia has been held since 2017

The test only takes 7 minutes, and is evaluated by at least 3 members of the Board of Experts
The test only takes 7 minutes, and is evaluated by at least 3 members of the Board of Experts

Over the last five years, 800+ interpreters from 30 countries have taken the test on the contest platform

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Over the last five years, 800+ interpreters from 30 countries have taken the test on the contest platform


See programme →

COSINES Pi prize is a proven mark of quality for both the professional community and employers
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COSINES Pi prize is a proven mark of quality for both the professional community and employers

Participate
most experienced interpreters in Russia
most experienced interpreters in Russia
SUPREME JURY
70 acclaimed interpretation masters: members of interpreter associations (AIIC), interpreters for international organisations (UN, EU, European Court of Justice) and heads of states (Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Indira Gandhi and others)
Experts judge the participants and hold one-on-one and group sessions, masterclasses and lectures
SUPREME JURY
70 acclaimed interpretation masters: members of interpreter associations (AIIC), interpreters for international organisations (UN, EU, European Court of Justice) and heads of states (Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Indira Gandhi and others)
Experts judge the participants and hold one-on-one and group sessions, masterclasses and lectures
LAUNCH YOUR CAREER

Show your skills to the employers and colleagues

LAUNCH YOUR CAREER
Show your skills to the employers and colleagues
GURU MASTERCLASSES

We have amassed a unique collection of masterclasses and further improved it by adding university programmes that grant certificates of completion

GURU MASTERCLASSES
We have amassed a unique collection of masterclasses and further improved it by adding university programmes that grant certificates of completion
The 2021 contestants were trained by the interpreter of Mikhail Gorbachev, a member of Vladimir Putin’s team of interpreters, top industry interpreters and trainers from leading linguistic schools.
INTERPRETER PORTFOLIO
FOR EACH PARTICIPANT
Your contest progress
Recordings of your contest performances and expert commentary are displayed in the personal account
INTERPRETER PORTFOLIO FOR EACH PARTICIPANT
Your contest progress
Recordings of your contest performances and expert commentary are displayed in the personal account

Useful addition to your CV
Participation in interpretation contest is a valuable indicator of your qualities in your engagements with employers, and recordings of your contest performance can replace a preliminary employment test or make up for a gap in work experience

Useful addition to your CV
Participation in interpretation contest is a valuable indicator of your qualities in your engagements with employers, and recordings of your contest performance can replace a preliminary employment test or make up for a gap in work experience

Personal website
The contest winners and runners-up with the Premium tariff receive a personal page on the project website
Personal website
The contest winners and runners-up with the Premium tariff receive a personal page on the project website
WHAT COSINES Pi COMMUNITY OFFERS
WHAT COSINES Pi COMMUNITY OFFERS
1
Exchange orders with other interpreters and get career advice
2
Keep pace with the times: we offer RSI training, visit interpretation equipment exhibitions and discuss AI-based interpretation
3
Access useful content and read articles from the contest organizers and peers
WHAT CONTESTANTS HAVE TO SAY
WHAT CONTESTANTS HAVE TO SAY
Anna Douve
COSINES Pi III finalist
COSINES Pi is a professional expertise contest and an opportunity to make a name for yourself in the interpretation community. It’s also a great deal of fun!
COSINES Pi IV finalist shares her thoughts.
Viktoria Voloshina
COSINES Pi I finalist
COSINES Pi is an opportunity to see where you stand! It is always good to hear expert feedback on your performance and to see how your colleagues work.
Elena Gheorghita
instructor, Candidate of Philological Sciences, simultaneous interpreter
Every class in the MSU and COSINES Pi training course for interpreters broadens your horizons and jolts your brain so much that afterwards it keeps firing on all cylinders until the middle of the night.
Elvira Ganeeva
COSINES Pi IV & V participant
Participation in COSINES Pi will give you access to a great networking experience! Young interpreters will be able to make their voices heard. Experienced ones will get an independent and, most importantly, objective assessment of their skills.
Yaroslav Shvayko
COSINES Pi II finalist
Elena Petrova
For me, participating in COSINES Pi is first and foremost an intensive training in general cultural knowledge and interpretation skills. One of my clients told me that he settled on my application after reading about the interpretation contest in my CV.
Anna Douve
COSINES Pi III finalist
COSINES Pi is a professional expertise contest and an opportunity to make a name for yourself in the interpretation community. It’s also a great deal of fun!
Elvira Ganeeva
instructor, Candidate of Philological Sciences, simultaneous interpreter
Every class in the MSU and COSINES Pi training course for interpreters broadens your horizons and jolts your brain so much that afterwards it keeps firing on all cylinders until the middle of the night.
Yaroslav Shvayko
COSINES Pi IV & V participant
Participation in COSINES Pi will give you access to a great networking experience! Young interpreters will be able to make their voices heard. Experienced ones will get an independent and, most importantly, objective assessment of their skills.
Elena Petrova
COSINES Pi II finalist
For me, participating in COSINES Pi is first and foremost an intensive training in general cultural knowledge and interpretation skills. One of my clients told me that he settled on my application after reading about the interpretation contest in my CV.
Elena Gheorghita
COSINES Pi I finalist
COSINES Pi is an opportunity to see where you stand! It is always good to hear expert feedback on your performance and to see how your colleagues work.
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