Areas of expertise

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UvA Talen is an all-round translation agency; we translate all kinds of texts. There are quite a few areas and disciplines we specialise in though.

Do you need a specialist translation? Request a quote without obligation directly.

General corporate clients

We translate public information, marketing copy, internal documents and reports for large and small businesses.

Some of our clients: KLM/Air France, Dr. Hauschka, Royal Palace Amsterdam, Tours & Tickets

Technology and industry

We translate technical and industry-related texts for companies in various sectors. These include corporate magazines, manuals, reports, specifications and public information.

Some of our clients: Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe, Tata Steel, Tehava International, TecLine International

Governance and policy

The documents we translate for government and semi-government bodies include policy documents, reports, speeches and websites.

Some of our clients: City of Amsterdam, Dutch House of Representatives, Dutch Senate, various ministries, Netherlands Commission for Environmental Assessment

Science and education

For educational institutions in the Netherlands we translate articles, research reports and theses, amongst others.

Some of our clients: University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, TU Delft, Utrecht University, Eindhoven University of Technology, ECN part of TNO

Arts and culture

We are the regular translation agency of a great number of museums in the Netherlands and abroad; we translate a variety of documents including exhibition texts, museum information, websites and catalogues.

Some of our clients: Kunstmuseum Den Haag, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Mauritshuis, Amsterdam Museum, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Madame Tussauds


You can also have your medical texts translated by us. We translate specialist books, articles and research documents, among others.

Some of our clients: Amsterdam UMC Location AMC, Amsterdam UMC Location VUmc, Prelum publishers, Elsevier

Legal and financial

Organisations in the legal and financial world also trust us to do their translations. We translate deeds, contracts, court decisions, articles, annual and other financial reports, invoices, prospectuses and so on.

Some of our clients: Pels Rijcken & Drooglever Fortuijn, Unigarant, Intertrust Netherlands, Crédit  Agricole

Non-profit organisations

Among others, we translate annual reports, articles, websites and press releases for local and international non-profit organisations.

Some of our clients: MSF Holland, Greenpeace International, UNESCO-IHE, Fair Wear Foundation

Communication and marketing

For advertising agencies we translate press releases, internal documents and reports and persuasive and informative documents meant for the general public or for specific target groups.

Some of our clients: Cooler Media, vE&K Werbeagentur, Salmay Communicatie, Studio Louter