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Mon Feb 20 2017

Summer Schools: Tradumàtica Summer School: Translation Technologies/Spain

Editor for this issue: Yue Chen <>

Date: 19-Feb-2017
From: Adrià Martín <>
Subject: Tradumàtica Summer School: Translation Technologies/Spain
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Host Institution: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

Dates: 19-Jun-2017 - 30-Jun-2017
Location: Bellaterra (Barcelona), Catalonia, Spain

Focus: The Tradumàtica Summer School focuses on Translation Technologies (Computer-Assisted Translation tools, Machine Translation and Postediting, localisation, etc.).
Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

The course has been designed so that its content covers all the phases of the translation process, from the reception of the project to its delivery, all through the analysis, the preparation, the translation and the postproduction of the translation assignment. Various types of workflows are included in the course, i.e. Computer-Assisted Translation (CAT), Machine Translation (MT) and localisation (computer games, mobile apps, images, software and web). Furthermore, the course touches upon contents such as active job search and business management.

The main goal of the Tradumàtica Summer School: Translation Technologies is to introduce participants to the world of professional translation with technologies. Attendants will:

- Learn the different processes of automatised translation defining the translation profession (Computer-Assisted Translation, Machine Translation, Localisation, etc.) and the corresponding workflows
- Learn to use the latest translation tools and their advanced features
- See the different professional roles and profiles of the translation market

Attendants of the Summer School will get access to discounts on software and other benefits. Specifically:

- Student discount by Kilgray, according to which memoQ is offered at €99 (around 85% of discount on the original price; more information)
- 8Gb USB drive by Tradumàtica
- Live Operating System
- Early access to the latest translation software

Linguistic Field(s): Translation

Tuition: 725 EUR
Registration: 01-Feb-2017 to 01-Jun-2017
Contact Person: Adrià Martín
                Phone: +34 93 581 3379

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
The registration process is carried out online at

Page Updated: 20-Feb-2017