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Translation Agency
Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca

About Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca TRANSLATES
BOOKS AND TEXTS

No matter whether you would like operating instructions, a letter, a book, an essay, a film report, a questionnaire, a catalogue, a short story, a CV, a manuscript, a brochure, an anthology, a menu, a trilogy, subtitling, a contract, a website, a newspaper article or an entire newspaper translated - please contact us at Lingua Franca in confidence.

We translate texts from British and American English as well as Dutch to German.
We fall back on an international network of colleagues and qualified native speakers for translations from other languages and from German to foreign languages.
Urban fantasy & fiction
98,3%
Arts & culture
95%
Sports & games
97%
Architecture & design
92%
Rock & pop
94,6%
Editing & proofreading
83,6%
Media & marketing
110%
30
Years
Expertise in
Translation
Apprenticeship
STUDIES

Universities of Wuppertal and Cologne (DE)

1982 - 1991

ITV Hogeschool voor Tolken en Vertalen, Utrecht (NL)

1998 - 2001

Literary Studies (University of Wuppertal), Romance Languages and Literature, Dutch Studies and English Studies (University of Cologne)
Dutch - German translator (ITV Hogeschool Utrecht)

QUALIFICATIONS

University degree in Dutch Studies (1991)
SNEVT qualification as a translator Dutch - English (2001)
Sworn translator Arrondissementsrechtbank Almelo (2002)
Bachelor of Communications (2004)

Work experience
AS A TRANSLATOR

Translation agency Das Wort (DE)

1987 - June 2010

Translation of more than 200 books for several renowned German and international clients from a wide range of sectors including publishing houses (Random House, Taschen, Arena, S. Fischer, Hatje Cantz), museums (Museum het Rembrandthuis Amsterdam (NL), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin), Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der BRD (Bonn)), cultural institutions (Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain (LUX), Saxion Hogescholen Enschede (NL), Stiftung Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin), media (stern-tv, WDR Köln), commercial enterprises (Bayer AG, syngenta seeds), sports institutions (FIFA, UEFA, America's Cup, Rallye Dakar) and online gaming providers (PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, Ultimate Bet, betfair, PokerRoom, Titan Bingo).

Lingua Franca (Isle of Man)

Since July 2010

Succeeding "Das Wort”, translation of to-date 75 books for several renowned German and international clients, including publishing houses (Arena, Oetinger, S.Fischer, Goldmann, Dressler, Loewe, Reel Art Press London (UK)), museums and and cultural institutions (Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Deutsches Historisches Museum Berlin, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag (NL), AlliiertenMuseum Berlin) and commercial enterprises (Egon Zehnder)

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