Areas of expertise

UvA Talen is an all-round translation agency, in other words we can generally translate all kinds of business documents. There are areas, however, in which we specialize particularly:


General Business and Commercial
Publicity, marketing, internal documents and reports
Some of our clients: KLM/Air France, Umbro, Bijenkorf

Policy documents, reports, speeches, web sites for government and parastatal organizations
Some of our clients: Municipality of Amsterdam, Dutch House of Representatives, Ministries

Articles, research reports, theses and dissertations
Some of our clients: Universiteit van Amsterdam, Energy research Centre of the Netherlands, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)

Art and Culture
Exhibition texts, articles, web sites, catalogues
Some of our clients: Waanders Uitgevers, Kunsthal Rotterdam, FOAM, KIT/Tropenmuseum

Health and Medicine
Specialist books, articles, research papers
Some of our clients: AMC, Springer Uitgeverij, Erasmus MC, Prelum Uitgevers

Deeds, contracts, orders, research papers, articles
Some of our clients: Netherlands Bar Association, Spong Advocaten, many legal practices


Annual and other reports, invoices, prospectuses, documents
Some of our clients: ING Bank, Euronext, Barclays Capital, Delta Lloyd

Not-for-Profit Organizations
Annual reports, articles, web sites, newsletters
Some of our clients: Médecins sans Frontières, Greenpeace, Health Action International

IT and Telecommunications
White papers, press releases, manuals and technical documentation
Some of our clients: MessageLabs, Symantec, KPN, Freecom

Industry and Technology
Corporate magazines, manuals, reports, specifications, publicity
Some of our clients: Hitachi, Corus, Geveke

PR and Marketing

Promotional and informational texts for a general or specific public

Some of our clients: PLEON, Fleishman Hillard, Lewis Communications