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Translation Services of the TU Berlin

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English translations for the entire university that are consistent and reasonably priced – this is one of the objectives which is being pursued by the university administration as part of the university's internationalization strategy aiming to provide better support to everyone seeking information about the TUB. At the same time, the translation services will help to remove barriers between members of the university from abroad and the university administration.    

A database will help reduce the costs of future translations and ensure consistent terminology across TU Berlin.    

At a glance:

Benefits summary

The translation services offer:

 

•  German to English translation of documents, forms, leaflets, study examination regulations, websites etc.

•  Cost-effective translations through the use of a database in which previously translated texts are stored to make future translations easier.

•  Covering 50% of costs for translation of texts from faculties

•  A German-English glossary for  to the general education and TU Berlin specific terminology. A terminology database, which is now under construction, will be made available to all employees. This database will help create consistent texts in English.

•  A "Style Guide" with university approved guidelines for English texts and helpful tips for using English.

•  Hiring external translation agencies

  

Translation services do not offer:

•  Translation of teaching materials. For reasons of capacity we currently cannot accept teaching materials for translation.

•  Translation service is not responsible for translation of:

1  Scientific papers or publications

2  Essays, Bachelor’s or Master’s theses

3  Doctoral or Habilitation theses

4  Any documents or certificates (except for those, which are meant for internal administrative use at the TU Berlin)

5  Texts with no connection to the university

Translation process

 The entire translation will be as follows:

•  Send the final version of your original text to the translation service by email to uebersetzung(at)international.tu-berlin.de. We can accept Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents.

•  After the submitted document has been verified, we will send an estimate of the 50% cost sharing to faculty.

Please note, that you as a customer are also responsible for archiving the final translated version in English.

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