Translation in Francija

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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 Francija

AssociationSociété française des traducteurs
SchoolUniversité de Rouen
SchoolUniversité de Toulon
SchoolUniversité d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
SchoolUniversité de Paris 3. UFR des Langues étrangères appliquées
SchoolInstitut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales
SchoolUniversité de Strasbourg - Institut de Traducteurs, d’Interprètes et de Relations Internationales
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR d'Études Interculturelles de Langues Appliquées
SchoolAlliance française Paris Ile-de-France (Ecole Internationale de Langue et de Civilisation Françaises)
SchoolUniversité de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in Francija

Powwow Francija - Montelimar Aug 27
Powwow Francija - Rodez Jun 24
Powwow Francija - Nantes Mar 31
Powwow Francija - Bordeaux Mar 17
Powwow Francija - Périgueux Mar 11
Powwow Francija - Bordeaux Jan 27
Powwow Francija - Périgueux Nov 9, 2016
Powwow Francija - Bordeaux Nov 4, 2016
Powwow Francija - Strasbourg Oct 4, 2016
Powwow Francija - Villefranche-sur-Saône Oct 1, 2016

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