Dr. Sara Trampuz - Curriculum Vitae

Born in Trieste on January 9, 1974.Slovenian and Italian citizen.

Address: Via Galleria 9, 34124Trieste (Italy).

Phone: 0039 040 302969, mobile phone: 0039-329-7760473.


● 1987-1992: high school with Slovene teaching language "France Prešeren" of Trieste.Outcome: 56/60.

● 1992-2000: studied performing arts / History of Music at the Faculty for Literature and Philosophy at the University of Trieste

● 1998-1999: nine months at the University of Vienna as an exchange student of the Erasmus / Socrates programme

● Degree Examination passed on October 24, 2000 with 110/110 cum laude. Thesis title: “Ein ewiges Warten auf die Stunde des Wiedersehens.The correspondence between Emmerich Kalman and Paul Knepler in the exile years (1938-1949)”.


● Slovene (native speaker)
● Italian (native speaker)
● German (excellent, acquired by attending various courses at the Goethe Institute in Trieste, where I obtained thediploma “Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache”. Further refinement due to the prolonged stay in Vienna, publications in German)
● English (very good, studied at school for 5 years, further private studies)
● Croatian (good)
● French, Hungarian (basic notions)
Computer skills
Basic computer training at the IAL school in Trieste.Daily use of Windows, Word, Excel, Internet and e-mail.
Translation activity

Language pairs:Italian>Slovenian, Slovenian>Italian, German>Slovenian, German>Italian

Part time translator and proofreader since 2001

Full time translator, proofreaderand interpreter (IT, DE, SL) since 2007, working for various translation agencies: Eurologos Trieste, Studio Micali - Milan, Multiterm - Gessate (MI), Puntolingua Translations - Piombino, Nexo Translations - Perugia, CET - Cologne (Germany) Alamma - Ljubljana (Slovenia), Quickline (Trieste), MBService (Milan), WSTraduzioni (Udine)., Savvy Translations (Trieste), Trieste Traduzioni e Congressi(Trieste), Quickline - Trieste, Biro 2000 - Ljubljana (Slovenia)

Areas of specialization
• business correspondence, contracts, patents
• legal texts
• call for tenders and application forms
• user manuals and maintenance of industrial machinery, household appliances, building materials
• tourism and advertising texts
• texts for websites
• presentations of EU cooperation projects between Italy and Slovenia (Interreg)
• operetta and opera librettos; musicological essays
Main Clients: Teatro Comunale Giuseppe Verdi, Trieste, Volksoper, Vienna (Austria), Teatro Comunale, Bolzano, Port Authority of Venice, RAI (Trieste), Government of the Republic of Slovenia, Province of Trieste, Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, University of Udine, Geox, Generali, Wärtsilä, Carlo Lombardo Music Publishing House in Milan, the Ethnographic Museum in Servola (TS), Area Science Park, Trieste, ISTIEE (Trieste), CIFO, Coget Ltd.(Edolo, BS), Roto Plastic International Srl(Busto Arsizio, Varese), Saia-Burgess Controls Termozeta, Insiel...

Other work experience

  • 1992: Collaboration with the EthnographicalMuseumin Servola (Trieste): reorganization and classification of the iconographic and documentary material.
    1992-2006: Compilation of music and theater criticism and cultural articles for several local magazines in Slovenian and Italian in Trieste and the Slovenian daily newspaperPrimorski Dnevnik(Trieste).
  • 1997-2006: author of programmes for the local section of the Italian State radio RAI (Trieste): That's Entertainment - History of the American musical (14 episodes), The most beautiful movies of our time (39 episodes), Operetta history (39 episodes), Johann Strauss- The Waltz King (13 episodes), History of the Operetta Festival of Trieste (13 episodes), Franz Lehár (13 episodes), The Waltz Dream(14 episodes).
  • February 2001 - May 2003: Assistance in the artistic direction at the theatre Volksoper in Vienna.
  • November 2003 - February 2004: Collaboration with the Da Ponte Institut in Vienna: researches on a bibliography about the operatic activity in Vienna in the 17th and 18th century.
  • March 2004 - June 2006: author and editor of theatre programs for the opera and ballet seasons of the Slovenian National Theatre in Maribor
  • October 2004 - September 2006: employeein the international opera agency "Bühnenvermittlung Seitter" in Vienna.
  • September 2006 - September 2008: Programmer / director at the local section of the Italian State Radio & TV company RAI: TV and radio programs in Slovenian language
  • May and September-December 2007: Adjunct at the Institute of German technical and commercial "Žiga Zois" and Professional Institute "Jožef Stefan" in Trieste (with Slovene teaching language)
  • May-September 2009: Reorganisation of the documentary material of the Ethnographic Museum of Servola (Trieste).
  • December 2009 - December 2010: tutor at the MSc in Project Management (University of Trieste, Department of Architectural and Urban Planning).
  • March 2011: tutor at the course "PreMitel" - Faculty of Architecture of the University of Trieste– ISTIEE Trieste