Video guide to EU call for tenders

The European Commission has helpfully produced a video guide to assist potential applicants interested in the new call for tenders for translation services (#TRAD23).

The video contains four presenations:

  • an overview of outsourcing at DG Translation
  • the specificities of the TRAD23 call for tenders
  • preparation of your bid
  • an overview of how the tenders will be evaluated.

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Prior notice of European Commission tenders for translation services

On 2 February, DG Translation of the European Commission gave prior notice that in early March they are launching a new call for tenders for 50 language combinations.

Information sessions are also announced.

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Traineeships – European Parliament

The translation department of the European Parliament is offering 80 paid traineeship places in the Directorate-General for Translation (DG TRAD), in Luxembourg or Brussels.

The traineeships last 5 months! The next traineeship period is from 1 March to 31 July.
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Translating Europe Forum 2016, Brussels

logo-ce-horizontal-en-quadri-lrThe third edition of the Translating Europe Forum is taking place in Brussels on 27-28 October 2016.

Each year, the Directorate-General for Translation of the European Commission organises one or two days to gather translation stakeholders, discuss topics of common interest and stimulate cooperation across the EU and beyond.

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Reporting from Brussels – Translation Studies Days, part 3

Today I offer you Part 3 of my report on the Translation Studies Days held in Brussels on 20 & 21 September 2012, looking at the three remaining studies that have been published. You can find Part 1 here, and Part 2 here. The fourth and final part, concerning the very interesting Masters and PhD projects presented,  can be found here.

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