Marella Magris is associate Professor at the School for Interpreters and Translators (SSLMIT) of the University of Trieste. She teaches German to Italian Translation and German Language and Linguistics. Her research first focused on medical language and related translation problems. Now she mostly focuses her attention on the field of terminology. Since 1996, she has worked as editorial staff for the International Journal of Translation (RITT) and has been chief editor since 2004. She is a member of the Association for German Studies in Italy (AIG) and of the Network of Excellence for Institutional Italian Language (REI). Moreover, she has written several books on translation and terminology and she is one of the supervisors of SSLMIT of Trieste’s terminology database, TERMit.