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ORIGINS AND HISTORY
AELFE is an association of European University professors specialised in languages for specific purposes. Founded in 1992, its objective is that of fostering and promoting both the research into and teaching of modern languages as regards their applications to science and technology.
In order to carry out these objectives whilst at all times working within the boundaries laid down by current legislation, the Association shall be able to:
- Organise congresses, seminars, conferences, workshops, contests and any type of meeting of a cultural or scientific nature.
- Publish any type of material directly related to the objectives as set out by the Association, be it printed (magazines, books, information sheets, etc.), or graphic or audiovisual (tapes, videos, films, etc.).
- Establish, in conjunction with other bodies, agreements or contracts that contribute to a more effective promotion of the Association’s objectives
The main characteristics of our Association are as follows:
- All members must pertain to the university sector.
- The Association includes professors of all the relevant applied modern languages.
The activities carried out by the Association are the following:
- The holding of an Annual General Meeting at which all members shall have the right to be heard and to vote.
- The publication of an informative bulletin to be distributed amongst all members several times throughout the year.
- The holding of an Annual Technical Open Day.
- The publication of an annual magazine.
The Association’s registered office is within the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Departamento de Lingüística aplicada a la Ciencia y la Tecnología (Department of Science and Technology Applied Languages). Our address is as follows:
Asociación Europea de Lenguas para Fines Específicos
Universitat Jaume I de Castelló
Facultat de Ciències Humanes i Socials
Departament d'Estudis Anglesos
Campus de Riu Sec, s/n
E-12071 Castelló (Spain)