UNESCO Chair in Multilingual, Transcultural Communication in the Digital Age (902), established in 2010 at the University of Vienna (Austria)


ICT-enhanced multilingual and transcultural communication


The specific objectives of this Chair are to:

  • strengthen research in the field of ICT-enhanced multilingual and transcultural communication, including adaptive and accessible ICTs for developing countries, multilingual computing methods, e-learning, multilingual web content management and related methods; and,
  • promote the development of a multilingual social web, harnessing semantic web technologies and strengthening transcultural communication patterns using a wide range of language resources and technologies, multilingual computing methods, multilingual e-learning and cultural diversity management procedures.

Host Institution

University of Vienna (Austria)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network


Contact: Dr.Gerhard Budin, UNESCO Chairholder, Zentrum für Translationswissenschaft  der Universität Wien
Gymnasiumstr. 50
A-1190 Wien
E-mail: gerhard.budin(at)
Phone: (+43-1) 4277-58020
Fax: (+43-1) 4277-9580