The International Terminology Summer School (TSS)

is the leading summer school for terminology, language and information professionals from all over the world.

TSS offers a practice-oriented training course covering a comprehensive overview of the methods and tools of terminology management.

Focus in 2021: Terminology Management for Translation

TSS brings together language, terminology and information professionals from all over the world, and from many different organizations and industries.

LEVEL: Basic To Intermediate

The course is taught by some of the most renowned and prominent terminology experts in the world.


Unique: Participation in TSS qualifies to obtain two different International certificates for terminology and translation professionals:

  1. The European Certificate for Terminology Professionals, also known as the “Terminology Driving Licence”, issued by the European Certification and Qualification Association (ECQA©).
    According to your experience and knowledge, you can sit the exams for the ECQA Certified Terminology Manager at basic and advanced level, and – NEW – for basic level with focus on terminology management for translation.
  2. The brand new Certificate for Post-editors of Machine Translation Output, developed by the Language Industry Certification System (LICS) at Austrian Standards International (ASI), in cooperation with TermNet. Your full TSS2021 online package will provide you with a 10% discount of the certification fee.

Please note that the TSS programme may be subject to change at any time.

Please note that Certification fees are not included in TSS fees.

New: Pre-TSS Workshop Day

30 June 2021: Terminology Resources in Europe and the World – free Bonus Day

The FedTerm Project will be presented on June 30, as a Pre-TSS Bonus-Day for TSS Participants and all interested parties. Registration is free, the entire day is dedicated to terminology resources, key players and terminology networks in Europe and the world.  

Please note that the Pre-TSS Workshop Day may be subject to change at any time.