Termbanks, terminological data banks, terminology portals

Special Field Glossaries

The list below includes links to various types of terminological resources and services that are often multilingual, multidisciplinary, national or international.

National, international, organization/company specific etc.

  • Bistro – Information System for Legal Terminology. Italian-German-Ladin. Institute for Applied Linguistics at Eurac Research. Bolzano. [ok 22.4.2020 an]
  • Cercaterm – TermCat, Catalonian terminology
  • EcoLexicon – terminological resource developed by the LexiCon Research Group at the University of Granada [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • ETB – EuroTermBank. EuroTermBank Consortium [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • EuroVoc – EU Vocabularies.
  • Eurovoc.europa.eu – the EU’s multilingual thesaurus [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • European Thesaurus on International Relations and Area Studies (nine languages) [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Evroterm. Multilingual terminology database of terms established in the course of preparing the Slovene version of legal acts of the European Union [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Fran. Dictionaries of the Fran Ramovs Institute of the Slovenian Language. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • FranceTerme. La délégation générale à la langue française et aux langues de France (ministère de la culture et de la communication).
    [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • FAOTERM Portal. Food and Agriculture Organization of United Nations. [ok 4.4.2020 an]
  • Felles datakatalog, Norwegian National Data Catalog. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • IATE – terminology database for all EU institutions. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • ISO online browsing platform. ISO standards terminology. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Neoloteca, Catalan neologisms, terms standardized by TERMCAT’s Supervisory Council. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • OERTB – Open Resource Term Bank, project to support the collaborative development and dissemination of terminological resources, promoting the use of African languages in teaching and learning at higher education institutions. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Rikstermbanken. Sveriges nationella termbank. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Sami termbank. Standardized terms of the Sami languages in Finland, Norway and Sweden. [ok 2.6.2021 an]
  • SAPterm. SAP terminology database, software corporation SAP. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Socialstyrelsens termbank. Sverige. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Struna – Croatian Special Field Terminology [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Téarma.ie – National Terminology database for Irish [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Termania, Slovenia [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Terminologišče, terminology service [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Termium – Banque de données linguistiques du Gouvernement du Canada. The Government of Canada’s terminology and linguistic data bank.
    [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • Termportal, Universitetet i Bergen, Norges Handelshøgskole og Universitetet i Oslo, Norway [ok 2.6.2021 an]
  • Tilde. A cloud-based platform that provides various terminology services [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • TourisTerm. World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). [ok 14.6.2019 an]
  • UNTERM – a multilingual terminology database maintained jointly by the main duty stations and regional commissions of the United Nations system. [ok 22.4.2020 an]
  • WIPO Pearl. Multilingual patent terminology portal. [ok 14.6.2019 an]
Finnish (+ other languages)


Create your own termbase

  • Terminologue. A cloud-based, open-source terminology management tool. Dublin City University. [ok 14.6.2019 an]


Portals, other glossary and term bank lists

Finnish (+ other languages)


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