MA Thesis / PhD Dissertation on Collaborative Translation Award

Excellence in Collaborative T&I research

  • Deadline for proposals: 30 January 2024
  • Winner announcement: Spring 2024

To promote excellence in Collaborative T&I research, the “International Center for Research on Collaborative  Translation” (from now on the “Center”) rewards MA theses and PhD dissertations in English, French and  Italian that make a significant professional/practical or academic contribution to the field of Collaborative  Translation.  

The call is open to any student from any country.  

The winner will receive an honorarium of € 300 and a “Merit Diploma”. The Awards Ceremony to announce  the winner will be celebrated in spring 2024 (the date of the Ceremony will be communicated).  


The “Center” Steering Committee will appoint the Award Evaluation Committee, which will consist of 2  Commissioners in addition to the Center Director. The final decision is made by the Evaluation Committee.  All the decisions of the Evaluating Committee are final. The evaluation is based on the writing and research  skills, alongside the overall quality of the topic, demonstrated in the thesis/dissertation.  Thesis will be evaluated according to the following criteria:  

  • degree of innovation in the proposed methodology or technology. 
  • potential for application in real-world situations. 
  • potential impact on theory and practice. 
  • potential impact on a global scale.  

The deadline for the submission is January 30, 2024. The MA Thesis /PhD Dissertation must be sent to in a single PDF file (maximum file size 50 MB).  


Any dissertation/thesis in the area of collaborative translation/interpretation and related fields will be eligible  for entry. All eligible theses/dissertations should have been assessed and classified by the university of origin  up to 15 months before the date of submission of the abstract to the jury and never have been a candidate to  this same award. The theses/dissertations, at the time of application, must be accompanied either by a statement  from the supervisor of the applicant, jury or other body of the university of origin, indicating the date of  completion and/or assessment. If you should have any questions, please send an email to 

Candidates shall authorize the treatment of the personal information provided according to the GDPR (Ue  2016/679) and the Italian law on privacy (D. Lgs. 101/2018).  

Winners shall authorize the “International Center for Research on Collaborative Translation” to communicate  the award winning through communication media (web, newsletter, audio-visual, press) and to communicate  by email with the candidate for interviews.