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International Terminology Summer School 2011: Register now and take profit of the exclusive advantages of this very international training!


The International Terminology Summer School (TSS 2011) will take place at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences, from 11 to 15 July 2011, jointly organized by TermNet, the International Network for Terminology, and TermNet member, the Institute for Information Management (IIM).

TSS is a practice-oriented one-week training course on terminology management for practitioners, students, scientists who are looking for a comprehensive, state-of-the-art introduction to terminology theory and practice.

You can find more information about the preliminary programme and topics at: http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2011/program.php

International renowned experts in terminology and terminology management will cover the TSS topics but also take time during the whole week to help participants with the most individuals questions and problems.

Confirmed instructors:

  • Klaus-Dirk Schmitz, Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • Frieda Steurs, Lessius University College in Antwerp
  • Sue Ellen Wright, Kent State University Institute for Applied Linguistics
  • Heribert Picht, former professor at the Copenhagen Business School
  • Gerhard Budin, Centre for Translation Studies at the University of Vienna
  • Petra Drewer, University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe
  • Silvia Cerrella- Bauer, terminologist at the Swiss Post

More information about the TSS2011 instructors at: http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2011/instructors.php

The International Terminology Summer School is a training in the framework of the ECQA Certified Terminology Manager activities. The TSS2011 programme is developed in cooperation with the ECQA initiative (European Certification and Qualification Association) and this makes possible for TSS2011 participants to obtain in September 2011 the ECQA Certificate for Terminology Managers - Basic by attending to one extra module online (2 days training) and performing the official ECQA exam for the job role Certified Terminology Manager - Basic.
Read more about ECQA and the ECQA Certified Terminology Manager - Basic at: http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2011/ecqa_tss_info.php

Students will also receive 4 ECTS for their participation.

TSS gives the opportunity to the participants to network and disscuss in a relaxed and resourceful environment with peers and colleagues during the side events planned for this purpose. Enjoy the Terminology Breakfasts every morning before classes, participant in the "get to know each other" event on Monday after the first day of classes. Meet your colleagues in the different "after school" events during the week.

Register now for the TSS2011 and take profit of the exclusive advantages of this very international training!

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