Welcome to FIT!

FIT (the Fédération Internationale des Traducteurs/International Federation of Translators) is an international grouping of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists. More than 100 professional associations are affiliated, representing over 80,000 translators in 55 countries. The goal of the Federation is to promote professionalism in the disciplines it represents.


New venture: Conflict Zone ID Card

FIT is proud to announce the launch of the International Translator’s Card, aimed at protecting colleagues in conflict zones. Read more here.

New partner: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters (WASLI)

Expanding the network! FIT enters into co-operation with World Association of Sign Language Interpreters, members of many FIT associations. Read more here

July 2015 Translatio is now online

The July Issue of Translatio is now online. Your Translatio team has put together another truly global issue to accompany you on your summer holiday wherever you are heading for your well earned break (for those in Southern Hemisphere, we can just read in anticipation!). You will find it in [...]

Open Letter to His Holiness Pope Francis

FIT has co-signed an open letter to His Holiness Pope Francis calling for the protection of translators and interpreters at risk. Read the full letter here.

Prize for Translation of Russian Literature

FIT launches a Prize for Translation of Russian Literature to celebrate the 2015 Year of Literature in Russia. Read the full press release here.

FIT President in Moscow

As guest of Professors Nicholai Garbowsky and Olga Kostikova of Russia’s prestigious Lomonosov Moscow State University (МГУ), President Dr Henry Liu attended the School of Translation and Interpretation’s 10th anniversary celebrations. Read the full press release here.

FIT and APTIC join forces

FIT and APTIC recently met with representatives of the Barcelona City Council to support Barcelona's bid to become a UNESCO City of Literature. Read the press release (in Catalan) here.