Juan José Arevalillo, Managing Director of Hermes Traducciones speaking at Vienna Centre for Translation Studies Juan José Arevalillo, Managing Director of Hermes Traducciones speaking at Vienna Centre for Translation Studies
Jul 25

PREPARING SPECIALIST TRANSLATORS FOR WORK

Madrid-based EUATC Network member Hermes Traducciones is supporting universities in Hungary and Austria prepare specialist translation students for the reality of working life through active participation in the European Commission's eTransFair project.

The aim of the eTransFair project is to modernise specialised translation education programmes to prepare students for the language industry market by providing ICT-based innovative teaching materials and assessment tools to teachers. It also place special emphasis on inclusiveness and to disadvantaged groups when fostering digital skills.

Hermes Traducciones Managing Director of Juan José Arevalillo, shared his experience of running a commercial translation company at a conference organised by University of Vienna’s Centre for Translation Studies, one of the eTransFair collaborating partners. He emphaised competences necessary for specialised translators as well as talking about the aims of the eTransFair project.