Het Vertaalbureau voor de organen van de Europese Unie is een agentschap van de Europese Unie. Het werd in 1994 opgericht in Luxemburg en heeft als voornaamste taak het verstrekken van vertalingen en het verlenen van aanverwante taalkundige diensten aan de andere gedecentraliseerde agentschappen van de EU. Het kan ook ondersteuning bieden aan EU-instellingen en -organen met eigen vertaaldiensten, wanneer die het zelf buitengewoon druk hebben of als het om specifieke projecten gaat. Het Vertaalbureau levert vertalingen aan in totaal bijna zeventig klanten. Eind 2020 werkten er in totaal 220 mensen voor het Vertaalbureau, als ambtenaar, tijdelijk functionaris of arbeidscontractant. MEER WETEN  




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IATE at the Translation and the Computer TC45 conference!

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The 45th edition of the Translating and the Computer conference (TC45) once again brought together professionals in the field to discuss translation and technology-related topics.

Women leaders pioneering change in EU Agencies

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, the EU Agencies Network (EUAN) hosted a fruitful discussion among women Executive Directors which resulted in a publication exploring their vital role in reshaping leadership. This dynamic conversation focused on highlighting diverse leadership styles while offering an opportunity to reflect on the growing influence women in managerial positions have. The Translation Centre’s Director was among the contributors and provided insights based on her personal experience as part of the dialogue.

EU AI Talk insights: exploring the potential of AI in the EU Agencies


As Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to evolve, the emergence of Generative AI and Large Language Models (LLMs) offers transformative opportunities for the EU public sector. The EU Agencies play a central role in adopting these innovative technologies responsibly, while also shaping the corresponding regulatory landscape.

IATE was invited to the Translating Europe Workshops

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One of the Translating Europe Workshops (TEW) took place on 25 October, and was jointly organised by the European Commission and the University of Granada. This year’s theme was 'Translation nowadays and beyond: technological challenges and diversification of an ever-evolving profession'.

The Workshop covered topics ranging from translation specialisations and language technology to accessibility, and provided a comprehensive overview of the current state and future prospects of translation practices. 

Building institutional relationships to support multilingualism: the Director's visit to EFSA and eu-LISA


In October, the Translation Centre continued to strengthen its interagency collaboration through the visits of our Director, Ildikó Horváth, to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Union Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (eu-LISA).

The Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union is launching a call for expression of interest in sale of phased-out office monitors.

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