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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.

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The FIT Flash is online

Following the meeting of the Statutory Congress in Berlin, we are pleased to share the latest FIT FLASH with feedback on the meeting. Download it from the Publications menu/FIT Flash.

New Translatio now online

The Congress edition of the FIT Newsletter Translatio from August 2014 is online. Download the English or French version on this website, menu Publications/Translatio.

FIT Translation Prizes and Awards

One of the most important and widely recognized functions FIT fulfils for its member associations is the awarding of FIT prizes and awards at FIT World Congresses. Being selected by an international jury to receive a FIT prize or award signifies recognition of the 'best of the best' by one's [...]

Paul Celan Fellowships 2014/2015

The program supports translations of canonical texts, contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western European languages or vice versa, or between two Eastern European languages. Special emphasis is put on translations of relevant works written by East European authors and/or female scholars. [...]

Beyond Linguistic Barriers – A United World

Dear colleague As we celebrate International Translation Day 2013 under the theme Beyond Linguistic Barriers – A United World, we should pause and consider what a valuable role translators, interpreters and terminologists play in making the concept of the “global village” a reality. Those of us working in this profession [...]

FIT 60th anniversary

FIT is celebrating its 60th anniversary and we hope that you will celebrate with us. To this end, we have prepared some presentations that can be used at your events to showcase FIT's 60 years of activity. You can download these below. FIT logo 60th :  standard and small JPEG [...]

FIT Europe member directories

To make it easier for you to find the right translator, FIT Europe dressed the list of online directories of all European professional translator associations belonging to FIT. This is a preliminary step in the FIT-Europe project for a European Translator Search Engine. The following list contains the different member [...]