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TermNet - International network for terminology


TermNet is associated partner in "Termturk - Terminology for Cross-Cultural Dialogue and Specialized Communication"


The project is conducted by Hacettepe University and funded by the European Union as part of its "Promotion of Civil Society Dialogue between EU and Turkey" project.

The main objective of the project is to establish the foundations required for the determination of a national terminology policy and to build capacities for human resources that is to work in this field. The project will contribute to the strengthening of the civil society dialogue between EU member states and Turkey.

Special objectives

  • To raise awareness and increase the knowledge about terminology research.
  • Setting up of a Terminology Research Centre (TRC) to improve research and education in this field.
  • Establish long term cooperation between the partner universities and stakeholders.
  • Development of an MA program offering a dual or triple diploma.

Steps toward these objectives are taken in five major events:

  • Cross-cultural Dialogue and Specialized Communication Workshop
    6 - 10 July 2009
    Cologne, Germany

  • Terminology Training for Professionals Workshop 
    September 2009
    Ankara, Turkey

  • National Terminology Policy Workshop
    September 2009
    Timisoara, Romania

  • Terminology Training for Graduates Workshop
    October 2009
    Vienna, Austria

  • International Symposium Technical Translation and Terminology for Cross-Cultural Dialogue
    12-13 November 2009
    Ankara, Turkey
    Symposium Announcement

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or contact Anja Drame (projects@termnet.org)

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