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Translating for a multilingual community

Translation and multilingualism

Practical information about the structure, working procedures and work opportunities in the European Commission's in-house translation service.

 

Translation tools and workflow

Translation tools and workflow

An overview of the tools we use and how we organise our work.

Interpreting and translating for Europe

Interpreting and translating for Europepdf(692 kB) Choose translations of the previous link 

Where to look for translator or interpreter jobs — all the links you need to find out about working for the EU institutions.

Translation and Interpreting - Languages in Action

Translation and Interpreting — Languages in Action

How do translators and interpreters go about their work? What do they need to do a good job? This booklet gives the answers — as well as some useful points of contact.

A field guide to the main languages of Europe

A field guide to the main languages of Europe

A practical guide presenting the main language families of the EU and its European neighbours. Gives tips on how to identify each language and tell them apart.

Translation at the European Commission — a history

 Translation at the European Commission — a history

Some evidence why translation was crucial to the building of Europe — and how our translators help to make the European Union accessible to all.

See also the study La traduction à la Commission: 1958-2010pdf(10.82 Mb) Choose translations of the previous link