Anna Gil-Bardají holds a Ph.D. in Translation Studies. Since 2001, she lectures Arabic language and translation from Arabic to Spanish and Catalan at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB), Spain. She also lectures interpreting in public settings in the Official Master in Translation, Interpreting and Intercultural Studies (UAB), and Arabic language and literature in the Master in Arab World at Universitat de Barcelona (UB).
In the last years her research has focused on translation theory, discourse analysis in translation from Arabic to Spanish and in Translation and Interpreting in Public Services (TISP).
She has translated several books from Arabic and French to Spanish and Catalan, and published many articles on translation theory, Critical Discours Analysis (CDA) and Public Service Interpreting (ISP). She coordinates the UAB Master of Contemporary Arabic Studies (MCAS) and she is an active member of MIRAS research group.