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Terminology Summer School TSS2006 10-14 July 2006, University of Vienna, Austria


TSS 2006 Vienna in a nutshell

The Terminology Summer School which has been initiated by TermNet’s sister organization Infoterm more than 20 years ago has since become a regular annual event, taking place during one week every year from June to August in varying locations.

This year will again focus on basics in Terminology Management, thus addressing an immense demand of basic terminology skills training expressed by terminologists, translators/interpreters, professionals in the Information and Communication (ICT) Sector and language professionals.

TSS2006 offers one week of comprehensive training in the basic theory of terminology and terminology management as well as the development of skills in the work with Terminology Management Systems (TMS) during the hands-on training at a fully equipped computer laboratory.

Further benefits include the opportunity for networking with peers from all over the world as well as up-close discussion of your personal experiences and problems with some of the most renowned international terminology instructors.

This course aims at participants with little experience in terminology theory, management and skills in TMS. However, a group evaluation will be made by the instructors in order to establish the level of experience of the group members. This might lead to a splitting in the second half of the week.


  • University of Vienna/ Center for Translation Studies; Institute for Information
  • Management / University of Applied Sciences Cologne and TermNet - International Network for Terminology

University of Vienna, Austria

Regular: EUR 550, Special: EUR 450 (Members of Infoterm, TermNet, NGOs, Universities)
Student: EUR 250 (students)


  • Prof. Dr. Gerhard Budin (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Prof. Heribert Picht (Denmark)
  • Prof. Dr. Klaus-Dirk Schmitz (University of Applied Sciences Cologne, Germany)
  • Prof. Dr. Frieda Steurs (Lessius Hogeschool, Antwerp, Belgium)
  • Prof. Dr. Sue Ellen Wright (Kent State University, USA)

Anja Drame, E-Mail: adrame@termnet.org, Tel.: +49-1714352475, Fax: +49-221-8275-3615

Note that, in addition, another Terminology Summer School will take place at Kent State University, Ohio (USA), with a similar programme but addressing mainly the American market.

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