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World’s French Marketing Translation Landscape

Out of 376 715 French Translators listed today on LinkedIn, only 14 822 (4%) work actively in Marketing Translation. 54% of the French Marketing Translators reside in Five Countries:

  • USA
  • United Kingdom
  • France
  • Canada
  • Belgium

English to French Translation is Most Common Requirement

English to French Translation leads the localization Marketing activities (81.19%). Other popular languages are translated in French but represent less than 19% of the French Marketers Work Globally:

  • Spanish to French 6.32%
  • Italian to French 4.04%
  • German to French 3.84%
  • Russian to French 1.63%
  • Portuguese to French 1.13%
  • Dutch to French 0.84%
  • Other language translated to French 0.51%
  • Chinese to French 0.50%

In the English to French Marketing segment more than half of translators reside in the United States, United Kingdom (particularly London region), Canada and France.

Spanish to French Translators

Mostly reside in Spain (many in Madrid and Barcelona regions), United States and United Kingdom. The Top 5 Universities attended by these Spanish to French Marketing Professionals are as follows:

  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
  • ESIC: Business & Marketing School
  • Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
  • EAE Business School

Italian to French Translators

Mostly reside in Italy (Milan and Rome regions) United Kingdom (London region). The Top 5 Universities attended by these Italian to French Marketing Professionals are as follows:

  • Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
  • Università di Bologna
  • Università degli Studi di Milano
  • Università degli Studi di Torino
  • Università Commerciale ‘Luigi B

Other French Translators

German to French Marketing Translators often attended these 5 Universities:

  • Cologne University of Applied Sciences
  • Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München
  • Freie Universität Berlin
  • Universität Passau
  • University of Cologne

Russian to French Marketing Translators often attended these 5 Universities:

  • Moscow State Linguistic University
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU)
  • Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) MFA Russia MGIMO
  • Saint Petersburg State University
  • Peoples’ Friendship University

Portuguese to French Marketing Translators often attended these 5 Universities:

  • Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing
  • Universidade Nova de Lisboa
  • Universidade de Lisboa
  • Universidade de São Paulo
  • Universidade Presbiteriana Ma

Dutch to French Marketing Translators often attended these 5 Universities:

  • Ghent University
  • University of Leuven
  • Hogeschool Gent
  • University of Antwerp
  • Radboud University Nijmegen

Chinese to French Marketing Translators often attended these 5 Universities:

  • Beijing Language and Culture University
  • Shanghai International Studies University
  • Sichuan International Studies University
  • Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
  • Xi’an International Studies University

 

Source: Analysis derived from LinkedIn French Marketing Translation Professional Profiles – Nov 2015

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