The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union, hereinafter referred to as the Translation Centre, is launching a call for tenders for the conclusion of framework contracts for translation services regarding texts in the scientific fields, from:

* English into Bulgarian

* English into Croatian

* English into Czech

* English into Danish

* English into Dutch

* English into Estonian

* English into Finnish

* English into French

* English into German

* English into Greek

* English into Hungarian

* English into Irish

* English into Italian

* English into Latvian

* English into Lithuanian

* English into Maltese

* English into Polish

* English into Portuguese

* English into Romanian

* English into Slovak

* English into Slovenian

* English into Spanish

* English into Swedish

* English into Icelandic

* English into Norwegian

* English into Turkish

The notice of the call for tenders has been published in the Official Journal of the European Union, supplement S 102 dated 28/05/2019, Ref:

  • 2019/S 102-245883, for the call for tenders “SCIENT19”  

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 website of the Publications Office at

The tender documentation is officially available via the eProcurement platform eTendering under the following link:

Please note that access to eTendering is free of charge. You are not required to register on this platform to download the tender documentation, or to read the questions and answers.

You are however required to register in order to be able to ask questions.

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

  • Carefully read each document available on the eTendering platform 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.
  • Connect to the Call for tenders portal ( 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.