Translation and language help
Need help understanding websites that do not exist in your language? Lost in EU terminology? Check the list below for available terminology and translation resources put online by the EU.
Languages are no longer an asset but a "must" for European enterprises, especially for those who wish to access global markets. There are many EU policies small companies can benefit from.
InterActive Terminology for Europe (IATE)
The IATE database of EU terminology covers over 8.7 million terms covering all 23 official EU languages. Search for a term in a source language and find corresponding terms in the selected target language(s).
Translation and drafting resources
Here SMEs can find online dictionaries, glossaries, clear-writing campaigns, style guides, language recognition tools, special character sets and more.
SMEs requiring translation or language help can use this resource to find online term banks, glossaries and dictionaries, mostly involving other languages to and from English.
Terms explaining the institutions and activities of the EU. The multilingual glossary is updated regularly to include all the changes brought about by the latest reforms.
Main EU abbreviations and acronyms
This site contains a full list of all the main acronyms relevant for an SME as well as some useful links to other grammar guidelines.