University of Vigo 18 September 2018


On 18 September 2018, the Head of the EP Terminology Coordination, Rodolfo Maslias was invited to give a course on terminology at the University of Vigo.

The event was organised by Professor Maribel del Pozo Triviño and Doris Fernandes, former trainee at the European Parliament and working now in the Department of International Relations of the University of Vigo.

More than a hundred students with their professors and some translation professionals filled the “Sala de Actos” of the Faculty of Philology and Translation of this dynamic young university.

Rodolfo Maslias presented the importance of multilingualism for the linguistic consistency of EU legislation addressed to 28 countries and translated into 24 languages, the European terminology database IATE and its new version to be launched in the next months as well as the new role of the terminologist in the labour market.

On the occasion of this visit, it was convened that an important terminology project on finance will be launched with the students of the terminology course of the faculty as well as a project in cooperation with EFCA, the EU Agency for Fisheries seated in Vigo, in combination with related projects developed in the European institutions.

You can access the full video of the presentation (in Spanish) as well as a related article in the newspaper of the Faculty of Philology and Translation of the University of Vigo (in Galician).