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.


Statement of support for Danish associations of professional translators

The FIT President, Dr. Henry Liu, has expressed his support for three Danish associations of professional translators and interpreters (Translatørforeningen, Kommunikation og Sprog, Danske Translatører) on behalf of the Federation. To read the letter, please click here.

Statement of solidarity with the victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack

The International Federation of Translators is abhorred by the violence against the staff of Charlie Hebdo in Paris. Like translators and interpreters, in conflict zones or otherwise, journalists should not be endangered, threatened, hurt or killed whilst carrying out their professional duties. The Federation expresses utmost sympathy to the family, [...]

November 2014 Translatio now online

The November 2014 edition of Translatio is now online. You will find it in the Publications menu.

Press Release from the President

On 3 August the triennial Statutory Congress of the International Federation of Translators – the voice of associations of translators, interpreters and terminologists around the world – elected the 17-member Council of the Federation for the period from 6 August 2014 until the conclusion of the FIT Congress in Brisbane [...]

ITD in New Zealand

New Zealand kicked off the celebration of International Translation Day with The Transparent Translator, organised in conjunction with the Goethe-Institut. Dr John Jamieson (German to English) and Ian Cormack (English into Te Reo Maori), members of NZSTI, translated sections of a brand new novel live at the National Library of [...]

New Resolution

Recognizing the danger and the urgency of the situation of colleagues who undertake their work in conflict zones all over the world, the participants at the 2014 FIT Statutory Congress in Berlin called upon national governments and the international community... [read more]

International Translation Day 2014

Join us in celebrating International Translation Day on 30 September 2014! Download the President's message here.