The Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) participates in international scientific networks that conduct research in fields related to its research interests.
International presence of DFLTI
DFLTI’s participation in international scientific networks strengthens its international presence.
Learn more about DFLTI's international presence.
Participation in international scientific networks
DFLTI participates in the following international scientific networks:
This is a literary translators’ training program, which aims to facilitate, on a European level, the collaboration and exchange of literary translation techniques for translator training.
PETRA-E has developed and published a Framework of Reference for the Education and Training of Literary Translators and a Course database that contains university literary translation courses.
DFLTI’s representative is Associate Professor Dr. Pashalis Nikolaou.
To learn more, visit PETRA-E network's website.
DFLTI is a member of the PACTE network through its participation in the NACT Project. PACTE’s scope is to develop various levels of translation competence in order to establish a common European reference framework, which can be used by both translation training institutes and professional translators.
To learn more, visit the PACTE network's website.
The TAUS language data network aims to connect academic institutions with the translation industry.
As a member of the TAUS network, DFLTI secures a direct connection to the international translation industry by enhancing its research activities and expanding its knowledge regarding the labour market’s trends and channels of operation.
To learn more, visit the TAUS website.
The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) includes universities and training programs that focus on Translation and fields such as localization and international communication. Its scope is to bridge linguistic and cultural gaps.
To learn more, visit GALA network's website.
DFLTI is an associate member of the Erasmus+ European Masters in Technology for Translation and Interpreting (EM TTI) and offers internships to students, contributes to curriculum updates, and organizes lectures and seminars.
To learn more, visit EM TTI network's website.
European Doctoral School on the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP Doc School)
This initiative is part of the European Security and Defense College, which was launched in 2017 by EU Member States universities and the European Security and Defense College in order to support doctoral research on the EU Common Security and Defense Policy (CSDP).
The objectives of CSDP Doc School are to:
- Bring together scholars and researchers
- Promote the exchange of knowledge, skills and competencies related to European security and defense
- Provide support for doctoral research related to CSDP.
- Offer supplementary programmes to the doctoral programmes of its members and support interdisciplinary doctoral research in various fields related to CSDP.
Each year, 10-12 students who apply become Doctoral fellows and take part in joint activities.
To learn more, visit CSDP Doc School's website.