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

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Translation associations and schools in Ufaransa

AssociationAssociation des traducteurs litt�raires de France
SchoolUniversité de Cergy-Pontoise, UFR de Langues Etrangères et Internationales
SchoolUniversité d'Orléans
SchoolUniversité Paul Valéry - Montpellier 3, UFR Langues romanes et de la méditerranée
SchoolUniversité de Lille 3 / Université Charles de Gaulle - Lille 3. Faculté des Sciences humaines, Lettres et Arts.
SchoolCentre de Formation de Traducteurs-Terminologues & Rédacteurs de l'Université de Haute Bretagne
SchoolUniversité Lumière Lyon 2
SchoolÉcole Supérieure d'Interprètes et de Traducteurs (Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris III)
SchoolCentre de Traduction, Interprétation et Médiation Linguistique
SchoolEcole Supérieure de Transactions Internationales et de Commerce Extérieur

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Upcoming and past events in Ufaransa

Powwow Ufaransa - La Rochelle Jun 1
Powwow Ufaransa - Strasbourg Feb 20
Powwow Ufaransa - Bordeaux Jan 19
Powwow Ufaransa - Dieulefit Dec 10, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Nice Sep 30, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Strasbourg Sep 29, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Montelimar Aug 27, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Rodez Jun 24, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Nantes Mar 31, 2017
Powwow Ufaransa - Bordeaux Mar 17, 2017

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