ProZ.com - Дэлхийн орчуулгын үйлчилгээний лавлах
 The translation workplace
Ideas

Translation in Italy

Freelance translators and translation companies

The translation industry in Italy is very diverse and therefore it is not possible to provide accurate statistics. There is no law regulation to the profession and basically everyone can work as a translator nowadays, but there are some translators' associations making efforts in order to achieve some kind of consistency in the translation business.

Most part of technical and scientific translators make business with translation agencies, while editorial translators often have to make contacts with publishing houses directly. On the other hand, universities, cultural associations and institutions are the main business partners to translators working in classical studies fields such as religion, history and philosophy. There is very little room for in-house translators nowadays. Most translators are freelancers (VAT registered) but there is also a strong presence of people working as translators under other contract forms such as pure occasional collaboration.

Globalization and Internet development (as well the development of softwares for online collaboration) are changing Italian translation industry very fast. Nowadays many italian translators tend to work for foreign agencies, expecially those which work in high profile scopes (such as genetics, finance and so on). On the other hand there is a strong reduction of the mid-profile workload (non-specialized user's guides, newspaper articles in not specific fields, ...) and this has led to a constant downgrading of these translations' value, both in terms of quality and tariffs offered.

Main translators' associations in Italy are ANITI (Associazione Nazionale Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti) and AITI (Associazione Italiana Traduttori e Interpreti).

Contribute information about the translation industry in Italy »


ProZ.com members in Italy



Translation associations and schools in Italy

SchoolScuola Superiore di Lingue Moderne per Interpreti e Traduttori
SchoolUniversità Ca' Foscari Venezia
SchoolUniversità per Stranieri di Perugia
SchoolAssociazione Nazionale Cultura Educazione Internazionale (ANCEI) - Formazione e Ricerca
SchoolUniversità degli Studi di Bergamo
School Università degli studi di Cassino e del Lazio Meridionale
SchoolScuola Superiore per Interpreti e Traduttori di Milano
SchoolUniversità degli Studi di Basilicata
School Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Milano
SchoolUniversità degli studi di Napoli Federico II

More translator associations in Italy »
More translator schools in Italy »


Upcoming and past ProZ.com events in Italy

Powwow Italy - Modena Apr 8
Powwow Italy - Milano Jan 24
Powwow Italy - Napoli Jan 7
Powwow Italy - Bologna Oct 29, 2016
Powwow Italy - Matera Oct 22, 2016
Powwow Italy - Matera Oct 22, 2016
Conference Conferenza regionale ProZ.com a Matera, Italia Oct 22, 2016
Powwow Italy - Matera Oct 21, 2016
Powwow Italy - Matera Oct 21, 2016
Powwow Italy - Taranto Oct 2, 2016

More translation conferences in Italy »
More translator trainings in Italy »
More powwows in Italy »
Italy vital statistics
Flag
Time now
(Rome)
00:29 CEST (GMT+2)

(2 hrs ahead of you)
Official languageItalian

Largest citiesRome, Milano, Napoli, Turin
CurrencyEuro (EUR)
Calling code+39
ProZ.com in Italian


ProZ.com users in Italy
Logged in now14
Translators29222
Interpreters14852
Translation companies878
Popular outsourcers in Italy
SLAVISTICA TRADUZIONI - INTERPRETARIATO (Marco Cascella)
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 64 entries)
Intrawelt
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 58 entries)
Metafrasi
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 51 entries)
Vertere
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 51 entries)
Essential Language Solutions
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 49 entries)
mmw srl
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 49 entries)
FACI S.c.a r.l. / FACI SCARL
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 47 entries)
Words Revealed / Ernesto Schintu
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 43 entries)
Homo Sapiens
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 41 entries)
Traduzioni Madrelingua
(Avg. LWA 5 out of 5, 35 entries)

More outsourcers in Italy »

Featured members in Italy
Francesca Pompilio
Francesca Pompilio
Italy
English to Italian

VERTERE
VERTERE
Italy
English to Italian

ProZ.com translator teams in Italy
Words in Travel
Your Professional Tourism Translators - English > Italian & French > Italian
Native-speaking Italian & Slovak & Czech translators
Profession for passion
StudioIn3
Accurate translations, 24/7!
AQuality Team
Your A-Quality choice
PharmaTrad - Medical and Pharmaceutical Translations
Translation services for the medical and pharmaceutical industry

More teams in Italy »

Translation news in Italy