Interview with Gerhard Budin


SONY DSCThe TermCoord Team is glad to host a new interview by our former trainee, Agnieszka Antosik, with Gerhard Budin.

Gerhard Budin holds a Ph.D. in linguistics, a Master’s degree in translation studies and is a professor for terminology studies and translation technologies at the Centre of Translation Studies (CTS) at the University of Vienna.

He is the director of the Institute for Corpus Linguistics and Text Technology (ICLTT) at the Austrian Academy of Sciences of which he’s also a member. He is a Chair holder of the UNESCO Chair for Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Age.

Gerhard Budin is the vice-president of the International Institute for Terminology Research and Chair of a technical sub-committee in the International Standards Organisation (ISO) focusing on terminology and language resources, managing pre-normative research.

His research interests and publications cover topics such as cross-cultural knowledge communication and knowledge organisation, language engineering, translation technologies, and knowledge engineering, epistemology of e-learning and collaborative work systems, terminology studies, ontology engineering, translation theory and philosophy of science.