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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 ProZ.com 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 ProZ.com conferences, with 3 events 3 years in a row, every year with the same success.

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Translation associations and schools in Fransa

SchoolUniversité d'Orléans
SchoolMinistère de l'Education Nationale
SchoolUniversité de Paris 2 - Panthéon Assas. Institut de Droit Comparé
SchoolUniversité Paris ESt Créteil
SchoolUniversité Paris Ouest Nanterre la Défense
SchoolUniversité Stendhal Grenoble III - Université Grenoble Alpes
SchoolUniversité Jean Moulin Lyon 3
SchoolAlliance française Paris Ile-de-France (Ecole Internationale de Langue et de Civilisation Françaises)
AssociationConference Internationale d'Instituts Universitaires de Traducteurs et Interpretes
SchoolUniversité de Toulon

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in Fransa

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

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Translators21026
Interpreters10597
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