Who we are
Fondazione Unicampus San Pellegrino works internationally in the field of translation research and international communication and it deals with high-quality language training.
The Foundation is the headquarters of the Nida School of Translation Studies (NSTS) and the Nida School of Bible Translation (NSBT), Summer Schools reserved to translators and translation theorists.
Since 2012 it has been publishing the half-yearly scientific journal Translation.
Together with the New York University Center for Applied Liberal Arts and the Nida Institute, it promotes the Translation Theory Conference, which is held every Autumn in New York.
The high-quality language training is represented by the High Schools for Linguistic Mediators in Misano Adriatico, Vicenza, Belluno and Ceglie Messapica.
The activity for improvement in publishing translation is included in the Department for Translation and Publishing, where the historic course of Translating Literature operates. This has been training professional translators for the publishing market for over twenty years
Utilising the experience of Petra-E, the European School of Literary Translation (ESLT) was started in Rome, founded in 2017 by Fondazione Unicampus San Pellegrino, British Centre for Literary Translation, Centre of Expertise for Literary Translation (Flanders/Netherlands). ESLT trains lecturers of literary translation according to the framework developed by Petra-E.
The Foundation also includes San Pelligrino Private High School for Languages, with forty years experience in the language teaching field.
Board of Directors
Stefano Arduini is
He's a member of the Editorial Board of Link Campus University Press (Rome). He's a member of the Scientific Committee of the series L&L – Lingua e Lingue, Loescher publisher (Turin). He's a member of the management of the Quintiliano series (University of La Rioja, Spain). He supervised the Polus
He's a member of the Scientific Committee of the journal Hermeneus (University of Valladolid, Spain), the journal Tonos - Revista de Estudios Filológicos (University of Murcia, Spain), and the Journal
From 1980 to 1994 he was
Giovanni Boccia Artieri, full professor of Sociology of cultural and communication processes, University of Urbino.
Giuseppe Ghini, full professor of Russian language and literature, University of Urbino.
Guido Gili, full professor of Communication and media sociology, University of Molise.
Emilia Guarnieri, president of the Foundation Meeting for the friendship among peoples