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International Terminology Summer School 2012: Register now and take profit of the exclusive advantages of this very international training!


The International Terminology Summer School (TSS 2012) will take place at the University of Vienna, from 9 to 13 July 2012, jointly organized by TermNet, the International Network for Terminology, and the Center for Translation Studies.

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


TSS 2012 will cover the following topics:

Terminology work
•Theory: models, objects, concepts, terms
•Applied principles of terminology work
•Retrieving and validating relevant online information for terminology work

Data modelling, TMS, databases
•Data categories for terminology management
•A closer look at terminology management systems
•Creating a database for terminology work
•From terminologies to ontologies

Terminology project management
•Project management for translators, terminologists
•Copyright issues for terminology management
•Standards and quality assurance

Case Studies
•Terminology and software localization
•Terminology and technical documentation
•Economic issues of terminology management

You can find more information about the preliminary program and topics at: http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2012/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.

The TSS2012 programme is developed in cooperation with the ECQA initiative and this makes possible for TSS2012 participants to obtain the ECQA Certificate for Terminology Managers by 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_2012/ecqa_tss_info.php

Students will also receive 6 ECTS for their participation.

TSS gives the opportunity to the participants to network and discuss 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 TSS2012 and take profit of the exclusive advantages of this very international training!

For further information on TSS 2012, please see: http://www.termnet.org/english/events/tss_2012/index.php
or contact events@termnet.org

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