In our daily life, more than ever, we need languages – for travelling, for studying abroad, for business and for work. At the European level, with 27 Member States and 23 official languages, translation is a real issue and plays a key role in the functioning of the institutions.
What is the reality of providing translations from and into 23 different languages? Come to visit the stand of the Directorate-General for Translation in the Berlaymont and learn about the diversity and challenges of the work of one of the biggest translation services in the world. Professional translators of the European Commission will talk about their daily work and their role in making multilingual communication a reality.
Get a taste of multilingualism with the crossword puzzle in all official languages and win a multilingualism T-shirt if you manage to complete the puzzle!
You can leave a quotation, a thought or a comment at our Wall of Languages, which will be a live register of the language diversity of our visitors!
If you are interested in a stimulating career where you can use your linguistic talents, pay a visit to our stand and find out about professional perspectives in the field of translation in our service.
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