ZTW and society

A society's expectations towards universities are subject to constant change. This means that universities have to assume ever-changing responsibilities that do not only include research and teaching but also other tasks of social relevance.

The Centre for Translation Studies helps refugees and provides public access to its termbases.

Language aids

Language Resource Portal

The Austrian Language Resource Portal offers aids for transcultural communication in German and English. It consists of a glossary covering the Austrian administrative language, a so-called Sprach-Guide for communicating in English, a machine translation system and a collection of resources useful for translators and interpreters.

Access to


The Centre for Translation Studies provides public access to various termbases:

  • Asylum Termbank
  • Risk Termbank
  • Anatomy Termbank
  • Organ Building Termbank

Access to the public termbases