Hochschule Anhalt, Köthen
Department of Computer Science and Languages

Translation and Language Technology

February 26, 2024 to March 1, 2024


The Department of Computer Science and Languages of the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences offers a spring school "Language and Translation Technology". This one-week event addresses students and translation-related professionals interested in further education in the field of translation and localization. 

In all courses, both the theoretical fundamentals and the practical application in exercises by the participants are trained. The courses are held in the computer labs of the Department of Computer Science and Languages fitted with modern computer equipment and the latest versions of the applicable programs for translation and software localization. The classes are held in English.

They start at 09:00 a.m. and end at 04:00 p.m., each.

Courses offered

  1. Software localization – localization of graphical user interfaces
  2. Terminology management – Basics of concept-oriented terminology management and practical terminology work
  3. [Post-editing of] neural and prompt-based machine translation (half-day workshop)
  4. Large Language Models (half-day workshop)
  5. Programming in Python for philologists
  6. Prompt Engineering – Computational linguistic principles and practical applications

 For further information see Course Information.