PROF Anthony Pym

PROF Anthony Pym


  • Translation studies (Intercultural studies)



  • Distinguished Professor of Translation and Intercultural Studies at Rovira i Virgili University in Spain; Professor Extraordinary at Stellenbosch University in South Africa; Fellow of the Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies from 2010 to 2015; Visiting Researcher at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey from 2008 to 2016; Walter Benjamin Visiting Professor at the University of Vienna in 2015; President of the European Society for Translation Studies from 2010 to 2016.   


Member of

  • European Society for Translation Studies. President, 2010-2016 1992 - 2017


Selected publications


Additional Grant Information

  • 2006-09: Techlink - The Europe-Asia Localisation Technology Training Initiative Programme: Short Technical and University Courses, ASIE / 2004/091-744, European Union Cooperation Project. Coordinator: Reinhard Schäler (University of Limerick) 2011-2015: EU Seventh Framework Marie Curie Initial Training Networks (ITN) Translation Research Training: An integrated and intersectoral model for Europe (TIME- ITN 2010- 263954). Coordinator: Reine Meylaerts. 2011-12: The Status of the Translation Profession in the European Union (DGT-2011-TST), Directorate General for Translation, European Commission. Coordinator: Anthony Pym. 2012-13: Translation and Language Learning. An Analysis of Translation as a Method of Language Learning (DGT-2012-TLL), Directorate General for Translation, European Commission. Coordinator: Anthony Pym. 2014-18: Mobility and inclusion in multilingual Europe (MIME). EU Large-Scale Integrating Project (SSH.2013.5.2-1). Principle investigator: François Grin. Head of Work Project 4 (“Mediation”): Anthony Pym. 2014-17: The reception of mediated interlingual communication (PFR10B244), Universitat Rovira i Virgili. Coordinator: Anthony Pym.    


Education and training

  • PhD, Ecole des hautes Etudes en Sciences sociales 1985



Available for supervision

  • N

Supervision Statement

  • I am interested in projects in the general field of translation and intercultural studies.