Translation in França

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Translation in France has long tradition due to the history of the country and of the French language and the crossroads position of France. With globalization and the generalisation of the English language, France has one strength: The Académie française, a language protection institution unique to France.

However, French translators face a lack of regulation of the industry. Nowadays in France, anyone can declare themselves *a professional translator*. The majority remains certified and trained translators (background translators or former specialists who went into translation) - a lot of French universities offer MA-degree courses, and there are 5 professional translations colleges.

The Toubon Act is a French specificity - it aims at protecting the French linguistic heirloom by requiring that legal documents, advertising, products presentations, user manuals, etc. be translated into French. This law guarantess a constant volume of translation work for local translators.

The main translators organization in France is the SFT (Société française des traducteurs). Its members enjoy legal help and consult, and guidance in the French administrative and fiscal jungle.

The ProZ.com French community is active and varied. A lot of powwows, training sessions and conferences take place every year in France. It is actually the record-holder country for ProZ.com conferences, with 3 events 3 years in a row, every year with the same success.

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Translation associations and schools in França

SchoolUniversité Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
SchoolEcole Supérieure de Transactions Internationales et de Commerce Extérieur
SchoolUniversité de Lille 3 / Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3. Faculté des Sciences humaines, Lettres et Arts.
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR d'Études Interculturelles de Langues Appliquées
SchoolUniversité de Toulouse II - Jean Jaurès (previously Le Mirail)
SchoolUniversity of London Institute in Paris
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR des Langues et Civilisations de l'Asie orientale.
SchoolMinistère de l'Education Nationale
AssociationConference Internationale d'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interpretes
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR d'Etudes Anglophones

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in França

Powwow França - Nice Sep 30
Powwow França - Strasbourg Sep 29
Powwow França - Montelimar Aug 27
Powwow França - Rodez Jun 24
Powwow França - Nantes Mar 31
Powwow França - Bordeaux Mar 17
Powwow França - Périgueux Mar 11
Powwow França - Bordeaux Jan 27
Powwow França - Périgueux Nov 9, 2016
Powwow França - Bordeaux Nov 4, 2016

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