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340324 UE Legal Translation: Romanian (2021S)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 34 - Translationswissenschaft
Continuous assessment of course work



max. 30 participants
Language: Romanian



DO wtl von 11.03.2021 bis 22.04.2021 17.00-18.30 Digital
DO wtl von 06.05.2021 bis 24.06.2021 17.00-18.30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Romanian and Austrian legal terminology and bases of the Romanian and Austrian legal system. Contrastive analysis of specialized texts from civil and commercial law. Translation of official and specialized documents, also by using CAT-Tools and machine translation. Discussion, analysis, group and homework.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in class, final test, portfolio of translations.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Acquiring competence in the translation of legal texts. Improving specialized vocabulary and knowledge. Improving terminological, digital, and transcultural communication skills.

Examination topics

Final test: translation of a specialized text.

Reading list

Relevant reference works on Austrian and Romanian law, specialized dictionaries. Primary literature is to be announced in class.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Th 04.03.2021 10:29