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Allameh Tabataba’i University is the largest Iranian specialized state university in the social sciences.Translation is taught in the Faculty of Persian Literature and Foreign Languages.

The University of Gujrat has the honor of being the first university in Pakistan to establish a dedicated Centre for Translation Studies. The discipline of Translation Studies shares its boundaries with Linguistics, literature, sociology, psychology, anthropology, politics, media studies, computer sciences etc. Due to its interdisciplinary nature, it gets broader scope in the field of language, literature and culture. 

Keeping in view the global and domestic roles of translation and translation studies, the Centre for Languages and Translation Studies, University of Gujrat, aspires to transfer knowledge from different languages and cultures of the world to national languages of the country and vice versa. The Centre is committed to promote intercultural and inter-racial understanding among the diverse communities and societies.

Al-Alsun was founded in 1835 by Sheikh Refa`a Rafe` Al-Tahtawy (1801-1873AD), an iconic figure in the history of translation, to instruct a cultured generation, well -versed in Arabic and foreign literatures and highly qualified as translators. When first established, Al-Alsun was called School of Translators. It was later renamed School of Al-Alsun (literally, the tongues).

Research Centre for Translation (RCT), a research unit at the Institute of Chinese Studies, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), is dedicated to the development of Translation and Translation Studies in Hong Kong. It aims to promote Chinese literature internationally through high-quality translation works, foster pioneering research in Translation Studies and nurture the finest young talents in this discipline. Established in 1971, RCT is now one of the foremost research centres in Translation and Translation Studies in Asia.

The Scholar Rescue Fund formalizes an unwavering commitment to academic freedom that the Institute of International Education (IIE) has demonstrated for over 90 years. At the heart of the Fund is the idea that each scholar we help who continues his or her work in safety is a beacon of hope in our world. Since 2002, the Scholar Rescue Fund has assisted 436 scholars from 46 countries, placing them at over 250 host institutions in 40 countries around the world.

The Iraq Scholar Rescue Project is part of this project and aims to assist Iraqi academics following the invasion of Iraq in 2003. See http://www.scholarrescuefund.org/iraq/pages/about-us.php.