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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 ProZ.com 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 ProZ.com conferences, with 3 events 3 years in a row, every year with the same success.

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Translation associations and schools in França

SchoolUniversité Stendhal Grenoble III - Université Grenoble Alpes
SchoolUniversité de Pau et des Pays de l'Adour
SchoolUniversité de Paris 3, UFR du Monde anglophone
SchoolUniversité de Lille 3 / Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3. Faculté des Sciences humaines, Lettres et Arts.
SchoolAlliance française Paris Ile-de-France (Ecole Internationale de Langue et de Civilisation Françaises)
SchoolUniversité de Bretagne Occidentale
SchoolUniversité de Toulouse II - Jean Jaurès (previously Le Mirail)
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
SchoolCentre de Traduction, Interprétation et Médiation Linguistique

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Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in França

Powwow França - Rodez Jun 24
Powwow França - Nantes Mar 31
Powwow França - Bordeaux Mar 17
Powwow França - Périgueux Mar 11
Powwow França - Bordeaux Jan 27
Powwow França - Périgueux Nov 9, 2016
Powwow França - Bordeaux Nov 4, 2016
Powwow França - Strasbourg Oct 4, 2016
Powwow França - Villefranche-sur-Saône Oct 1, 2016
Powwow França - Nantes Sep 30, 2016

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