Interpreting & translation associations around the world

TerpTrans logoIn graduate school for interpreting studies, we are learning about interpreting and translation associations worldwide, including ASL-English and beyond. It is exciting to broaden one’s horizons. Here are some associations of interpreters and translators, both signed/spoken and spoken/spoken:

  • AFILS: Association française des interprètes et traducteurs en langue des signes,
  • AIIC (in English): Professional Conference Interpreters Worldwide,
  • AIIC: Association Internationale des Interprètes de Conférence:
  • APTIC: Associació Professional de Traductors i Intèrprets de Catalunya:
  • ASLI: Association of Sign Language Interpreters:
  • ASLIA: Australian Sign Language Interpreters Association:
  • ATA: American Translators Association:
  • AVLIC: Association of Visual Language Interpreters of Canada:
  • CIT: Conference of Interpreter Trainers:
  • EFSLI: European Forum of Sign Language Interpreters:
  • IATIS: International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies:
  • NAD: National Association of the Deaf:
  • RID: Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf:
  • SLIANZ: Sign Language Interpreters Association of New Zealand:
  • TAALS: The American Association of Language Specialists:
  • WASLI: World Association of Sign Language Interpreters:

Keep an eye on this blog’s link list for more links to come. If you know of a terp/trans association that should be listed here, please comment.





4 responses to “Interpreting & translation associations around the world”

  1. dani Avatar

    don’t forget aslia (australian sign language interpreters assoc) and slianz (sign language interpreters assn of new zealand)!


    1. Daniel Greene Avatar

      Thank you! I will add them when I get a chance.


    2. Daniel Greene Avatar

      Dani, I was looking over old posts and just realized I had never added the links you mentioned. I added them just now! Thanks again.


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