Transius conducts interdisciplinary research on different aspects of legal translation and on cross-cutting issues of institutional translation. The Centre focuses on the following research topics:

  • Legal translation: interdisciplinary methodologies; professional contexts; competence development and didactics of legal translation;
  • Comparative law and legal terminology for translation;
  • Translation in institutional settings: professional roles; multilateral instruments; specialised terminology management; technical translation and revision;
  • Historical and cultural approaches to specialised translations;
  • Specific issues regarding certified translation and translation in judicial settings.

This research is carried out as part of several projects, including at national and international levels. Examples of on-going or recent projects include:

The lists of publications of the Centre’s members are available on their individual webpages.