FIT XXth World Congress – Post Congress intensive training on Terminology Management based on the ECQA Certified Terminology Manager – Basic programme

  • August 7–9, 2014 (daily 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)
  • Venue: Hotel Sylter Hof Berlin (Kurfürstenstr. 114-116, 10787 Berlin)
  • Host: BDÜ Weiterbildungs- und Fachverlagsgesellschaft mbH in co-operation with TermNet

On the three days after the FIT XXth World Congress, the CPD unit of the BDÜ (BDÜ Weiterbildungs- und Fachverlagsgesellschaft) jointly with the consultancy and training unit of the International Network for Terminology TermNet (TermNet Business GmbH) will host this 3-day seminar on Terminology Management.


Target audience
The seminar is designed as a theoretical and practical introductory training course on terminology management to help professional translators, interpreters and terminologists develop their terminology management skills and set up or improve their terminology management system.

The seminar is also open to colleagues who do not wish to attend the FIT XXth World Congress (Aug. 4–6, 2014 – in Berlin.

The seminar will be held in English.

Optional certification
The seminar programme has been developed within the framework of ECQA – the European Certification and Qualification Association (

After the seminar, participants will be given the opportunity to sit an exam to obtain the ECQA Certificate for Terminology Managers (basic level). The exam is taken online some weeks after the workshop to ensure that participants have enough time to work through the training material.

The examination fee (€ 250, including VAT) is not included in the fee for the course. Only those participants who wish to take the exam need to pay this examination fee, which includes:

  • access to all standardized course materials (to be found in a Moodle-based e-learning platform),
  • an online tutorial for every learning unit and
  • one live webinar to prepare for the exam.

Course fees and registration at: or per email to

The number of participants is limited to 40. We therefore recommend that you register early. Registration closes on July 1, 2014.

Should you have any questions concerning registration or organizational aspects of the seminar, please do not hesitate to send an email

If you have any questions concerning the seminar programme and certification, please contact Blanca Nájera by email


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