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EMT Challenge 2022

In April, 112 students from MA-level translation study programmes across Europe participated in the 2022 eMT challenge. The challenge revolved around evaluating automated quality estimation in machine translation. Participants had to complete a multiple-choice exercise and write a mini-essay, and could choose any of the EU’s 24 official languages.


3 overall winners

  • Järvenkylä Mimosa
    Language combination: EN–FI
    University of Turku, Finland
  • Bogdanova Sonora
    Language combination: EN–LV
    Ventspils University of Applied Sciences, Latvia
  • Cocconcelli Martina
    Language combination: EN–IT
    University of Bologna, Italy

Best performers per language

  • Stoyanova Simona
    Language combination: EN–BG
    Hll. Kyrill und Method Universität in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgarien
  • Žambůrková Eva
    Language combination: EN–CS
    Charles University, Czechia
  • Giese Christina
    Language combination: EN–DE
    Universität Wien, Austria
  • Pistolia Elton
    Language combination: EN–EL
    University of Bologna, Italy
  • Domínguez Manuel
    Language combination: EN–ES
    Universitat Jaume I, Spain
  • Tera Helina
    Language combination: EN–ET
    University of Tartu, Estonia
  • Bandi Joanna
    Language combination: EN–FR
    Université de Paris, France
  • Osmanović Jan
    Language combination: EN–HR
    Sveučilište u Zagrebu, Croatia
  • Poesz Nikolett
    Language combination: EN–HU
    Eötvös Lóránd University (ELTE), Hungary
  • Buckiūnaitė Asta
    Language combination: EN–LT
    Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania
  • Cools Robbe
    Language combination: EN–NL
    Universiteit Gent / Ghent University, Belgium
  • Skwirut Monika
    Language combination: EN–PL
    Pedagogical University of Cracow, Poland
  • Rodrigues Daniela
    Language combination: EN–PT
    University of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Surugiu Andreea
    Language combination: EN–RO
    Dublin City University, Ireland
  • Birčák Andrej
    Language combination: EN–SK
    Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia
  • Zarnik Pia
    Language combination: EN–SL
    University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Hopkins Dallas
    Language combination: FR–EN
    University of Bologna, Italy

2022 multiple-choice exercise

If you’re curious about the challenge, why not see for yourselves how you would have done in the multiple-choice exercise? Select your responses, then click on ‘submit’ to receive your score and see the right answers.

The various language combinations of the challenge are English in combination with another official language of the EU, plus the combination French-English for English mother tongue participants.