The Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting (DFLTI) participates in international scientific networks that undertake research in fields related to its research interests.
International presence of DFLTI
The participation of DFLTI in international scientific networks strengthens its international presence.
Learn more about the international presence of DFLTI.
Participation in international scientific networks
DFLTI participates in the following international scientific networks:
It is a network for the training of literary translators.
Its aim is to facilitate, at a European level, the collaboration and exchange of literary translation techniques for the training of translators.
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.
The representative of DFLTI at the PETRA-E network is Assistant Professor Dr. Pashalis Nikolaou.
To learn more, visit the website of the PETRA-E network.
DFLTI is a member of the Grup PACTE network through its participation in the NACT Project.
Its aim is to develop various levels of translation competence in order to establish a common European reference framework that can be used by both translation training institutes and professional translators.
To learn more, visit the website of the Grup PACTE network.
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 operation of the labour market.
To learn more, visit the website of the TAUS network.
The Globalization and Localization Association (GALA) includes universities and training programs that focus on Translation and is related to fields such as localization and international communication. Its aim is to make communication between languages and cultures easier.
To learn more, visit the website of the GALA network.
DFLTI is an associate member of Erasmus+ European Masters in Technology for Translation and Interpreting (EM TTI) and offers internships to students, contributes to curriculum updates, surveillance and evaluation and organizes lectures and seminars.
To learn more, visit the website of the EM TTI network.
European Doctoral School on the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP Doc School)
This initiative is part of the European Security and Defence College.
It was launched in 2017 by universities of the EU Member States and the European Security and Defence College to support doctoral research on the EU Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP).
The objectives of CSDP Doc School are to:
- Gather scholars and researchers
- Promote the exchange of knowledge, skills and competencies related to European security and defence
- Provide support for doctoral research related to CSDP.
Offer supplementary programs to the doctoral programs 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 the website of CSDP Doc School.