Spain, Bellaterra (Barcelona)

Translation Technologies

when 4 July 2016 - 15 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS
fee EUR 725

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.

Target group

Translation professionals and students.

Course aim

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

Fee info

EUR 725: The tuition fee allows the student to attend all subjects of the summer school. Computers with the required software are provided by the Tradumàtica group.