You will first find links to various sources of information about translation and related jobs:

The other sections refer to:

Note: the websites referenced on this page are in English. If you are looking for resources in the other languages of this website, please click on the links page of the corresponding language. This list is not exhaustive… (Classification is alphabetical and in no way hierarchical or qualitative.)

Schools and Training Programmes in Translation and Interpreting

Here are some European English-language schools or training programmes.

The CTCCS, Centre for Translation and Comparative Cultural Studies (Warwick)
The CTS, Centre for Translation Studies (Leeds)
The CTSIS, Centre for Translation Studies and Intercultural Studies (Manchester)
The MA Translation & Linguistics, University of Westminster
The SML, School of Management and Languages, Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh)
Irish schools to be added soon.


Professional Associations and Unions

The ACT-CATS, Canadian Association for Translation Studies
The FIT-IFT, International Federation of Translators
LISA, the Localization Industry Standards Association
The ITI, Institute of Translation and Interpreting


Universities and translation science research organisations

The University of South Brittany (UBS), in Morbihan (Lorient and Vannes)
The research team PREFics (Plurilinguismes, Représentations, Expressions Francophones – information, communication, sociolinguistique), linked to the Rennes 2 University


Terminological Databases

The following are only multilingual and general databases (numerous fields included). Of course, some thematic databases exist, be they multilingual or monolingual.

IATE, the terminological and phraseological database of the European Union
Le grand dictionnaire terminologique of the Office de la langue française of Quebec


Magazines about Translation

Most of the following magazines publish articles in several languages, mainly English and French.

Meta : Journal des traducteurs, Presses de l’Université de Montréal.
mTm, a translation journal about minor/major translating relationships.
Palimpsestes, theoretical and practical problems of translating French into English, and English into French, Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle.
Translation Journal, a publication for translators, by translators, about translators and translation.
TTR: translation, terminology, writing, journal of the CATS.



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