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Translation in France has long tradition due to the history of the country and of the French language and the crossroads position of France. With globalization and the generalisation of the English language, France has one strength: The Académie française, a language protection institution unique to France.

However, French translators face a lack of regulation of the industry. Nowadays in France, anyone can declare themselves *a professional translator*. The majority remains certified and trained translators (background translators or former specialists who went into translation) - a lot of French universities offer MA-degree courses, and there are 5 professional translations colleges.

The Toubon Act is a French specificity - it aims at protecting the French linguistic heirloom by requiring that legal documents, advertising, products presentations, user manuals, etc. be translated into French. This law guarantess a constant volume of translation work for local translators.

The main translators organization in France is the SFT (Société française des traducteurs). Its members enjoy legal help and consult, and guidance in the French administrative and fiscal jungle.

The French community is active and varied. A lot of powwows, training sessions and conferences take place every year in France. It is actually the record-holder country for conferences, with 3 events 3 years in a row, every year with the same success.

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Translation associations and schools in Frankrijk

AssociationSociété française des traducteurs
SchoolUniversité de Franche-Comté, UFR des Sciences du Langage, de l'Homme et de la Société
SchoolUniversité Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
SchoolUniversité Paris ESt Créteil
AssociationAPROTRAD, Association Professionnelle des métiers de la Traduction
SchoolÉcole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III)
SchoolUniversité d'Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse
SchoolUniversité Paris-Sorbonne IV
SchoolUniversité de Paris 3, UFR du Monde anglophone

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Upcoming and past events in Frankrijk

Powwow Frankrijk - Rodez Jun 24
Powwow Frankrijk - Nantes Mar 31
Powwow Frankrijk - Bordeaux Mar 17
Powwow Frankrijk - Périgueux Mar 11
Powwow Frankrijk - Bordeaux Jan 27
Powwow Frankrijk - Périgueux Nov 9, 2016
Powwow Frankrijk - Bordeaux Nov 4, 2016
Powwow Frankrijk - Strasbourg Oct 4, 2016
Powwow Frankrijk - Villefranche-sur-Saône Oct 1, 2016
Powwow Frankrijk - Nantes Sep 30, 2016

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