ATA Exam


The exam will take place on Wednesday, 18 April, between 13:30 and 16:30. Candidates must arrive by 13:00 to allow time for checking IDs and distributing exam papers.

It will be a computerized exam, so bring your own laptop.  Sufficient number of power outlets will be available.


The exam will take place in room C204+ at WIFI Wien. The address is Währinger Gürtel 97, Wien 1180.

The easiest way to reach the venue is by subway U6, getting off at Währingerstrasse / Volksoper.

If you come from the conference venue, take U3 from Stubentor to Westbahnhof, then change to U6 and get off at Währingerstrasse / Volksoper.  Allow 30 minutes for the whole trip.

There are also trams (40, 41, 42) from Schottentor (which is a subway stop at the northern edge of the historical centre).

BP18 Translation Conference ATA exam venue

Once you’re at the building, this is the way to the exam room.  ‘C’ is the third building from the subway stop, and room 204 is on the second floor.

BP18 Translation Conference ATA exam location WIFI Wien

Eligibility / registration

IMPORTANT:  Read about the exam over at ATA’s website.  Make sure you meet the eligibility criteria in advance and you apply for the exam directly with ATA in time.

F.A.Q.: The exam costs 300$, payable directly to ATA.  You need to be an ATA member to be eligible to take the exam.  Apply 2-4 weeks before the exam.

More info on ATA’s website  and on their FAQ page.

There are 28 places available, and not only BP18 attendees will take the exam. As of 14 February, there are 15 applicants, so if you wish to take the exam, don’t wait for too long.

You cannot turn up at the exam venue without registering for the exam with ATA in advance.