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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 Frankryk

SchoolUniversité de Paris 3, UFR du Monde anglophone
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR d'Etudes Anglophones
SchoolUniversité Catholique de l'Ouest, Institut de Langues Vivantes
SchoolAix-Marseille University
SchoolUniversity of London Institute in Paris
SchoolUniversité de Paris 7 - Denis Diderot, UFR des Langues et Civilisations de l'Asie orientale.
SchoolUniversité Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3, UFR Langues romanes et de la méditerranée
SchoolEcole Supérieure de Transactions Internationales et de Commerce Extérieur
SchoolUniversité de Paris 2 - Panthéon Assas. Institut de Droit Comparé
SchoolUniversité de Haute Bretagne - Rennes 2, UFR Langues, Département de Langues étrangères appliquées (LEA)

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Upcoming and past events in Frankryk

Powwow Frankryk - Nice Sep 30
Powwow Frankryk - Strasbourg Sep 29
Powwow Frankryk - Montelimar Aug 27
Powwow Frankryk - Rodez Jun 24
Powwow Frankryk - Nantes Mar 31
Powwow Frankryk - Bordeaux Mar 17
Powwow Frankryk - Périgueux Mar 11
Powwow Frankryk - Bordeaux Jan 27
Powwow Frankryk - Périgueux Nov 9, 2016
Powwow Frankryk - Bordeaux Nov 4, 2016

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