Call for tenders

​ The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union, hereinafter referred to as the Translation Centre, is launching 1 call for tenders for the conclusion of multiple framework contracts for translation services of term lists in various fields relating to the work of the bodies and institutions of the European Union for which the Translation Centre provides translation and other language services.

The term lists for translation services are from English into Danish, Dutch, Romanian, Swedish, Icelandic and Norwegian.

The notice of call for tenders has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, supplement S 048 dated 09/03/2017, Ref 2017/ S048-087544 (only this text is authentic). The Official Journal mentioned is available at the usual sales points of the Publications Office of the European Union. It can also be consulted on the web site of the Publications Office at http://ted.europa.eu

In order to complete your bid as accurately as possible, you are requested to follow the instructions below.

  • Carefully read each document at the bottom of this page and scrupulously respect all the indications set out in it.
  • Read the draft contract which gives an overview of the conditions governing your provision of translation services in the event of a contract being awarded.
  • Complete the registration form and send it electronically by clicking on the "submit" button. Print the acknowledgement form. Date and sign this form and join it as the cover page of your tender.
  • Connect to the Call for tenders portal ( https://calltenderportal.cdt.europa.eu ) and complete the registration form and send it electronically by clicking on the "submit" button. Print, date and sign this form and join it as the cover page of your tender and complete, for each lot submitted, the “Linguistic team” form and join it in your tender in Part B under point 4.4, for each lot submitted.

A FAQ page, updated frequently, is also available at the bottom of this page. Any queries or requests for further information may be sent by e-mail to tenders@cdt.europa.eu

  1. Invitation to tender
  2. Notice of call for tenders EN | FR 
  3. Specifications
  4. Tender submission form (template CV
  5. Draft contract
  6. Frequently Asked Questions​
  7. On-line registration form via the Call for tenders portal