The German language is a part of the West Germanic branch of Indo-European languages – generally considered to be the largest of the three traditional branches of the Germanic family of languages and includes languages such as German, Dutch, Afrikaans, English and Yiddish. German is an official language in several countries that include Germany, Austria, Switzerland,Luxembourg, Liechtenstein and Belgium and is the 11th most spoken language in the world. It is also the European Union’s most widely spoken language. Most estimates suggest that approximately 120 million people are native German speakers.
TranslateMedia is a leading global translation services agency with offices in London, Paris, Munich, Hong Kong, Austin, Singapore and New York. We employ over 6,000 language professionals in a network that includes translators, interpreters, copywriters, cultural advisers, all of whom are experts within their relevant fields. We are an ISO9001 and ISO 17100 accredited professional and multi-lingual translation service, meaning we can ensure that we only deliver the highest quality English to German translations – for almost any English document or industry sector.
As a result, German is one of the most popular languages for which we provide translations. There are various types of English to German we deal with, including:
English to German Legal Translation
In 2010, Germany had the second largest share of the European legal services market, accounting for 22% of total European revenues. With revenue of €210 million in 2012, German law firm Hengeler Mueller is the fifth largest in Europe. Furthermore, 20 German companies are listed among the top 100 European law firms.
Our English to German legal documents translation is trusted and valued because of our translator’s expertise in the field. As they will typically involve legally binding contracts and valuable pieces of information, it is important that anyone wanting a legal translating gets it done by a translator who knows exactly what is required of them. Of course, there will be differences between legal topics, and that each law firm has its own areas of practice that it specialises in and we understand your needs will vary.
English to German eCommerce Website Translation
With approximately 52 million unique visitors a month in Germany, and 24.5 hours spent online per visitor, Germany is the 16th most connected country in the world. Germany is the second country in Europe with the highest number of online shoppers behind the UK, and accounts for 10% of total European online sales. This makes the demand for English to German translations huge.
If you are considering taking your business international, you should carefully consider converting all your English marketing materials including your English website, your English social media content and all English marketing brochures into German. You would also need to take into consideration the local German customs, cultural conditions such as the use of colour, website layout and your legal terms and conditions.
Berlin is also well known for being one of the most attractive European capitals and the next hub for internet and high-tech start-ups.
English to German Finance and Banking Translation
The German banking system is divided into three categories: the privately held commercial sector, the cooperative sector and the public sector. The private sector includes big banking groups such as Deutsche Bank, Commerzbank and Hypo Realestate Holding AG. Deutsche Bank is the third biggest bank in the world by total assets ($2,665 billion in 2012). As a result, the demand for English to German Finance and Banking translations remains high.
TranslateMedia is an established leader in English to German financial translation services. Much of our repeat business is thanks to our efficient and helpful approach, and we have passed consecutive quality audits. We have developed our own translation management technology that allows us to put all of our efforts into providing a top quality customer experience.
English to German Governmental & Public Sector Translation
The number of employees in the public sector in Germany was more than 4.6 million in 2012 (3.12 million full-time and 1.5 million part-time workers). Some of the most significant government-owned corporations in Germany are Deutsche Post, Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom.
We have long-standing relationships that have been built up from experience with various parts of government in different countries. Our translators are also very familiar with the tendering process and welcome invitations to tender for a range of English to German governmental or public sector translation work.
English to German I.T. Translation
With 5.3% global market share, Germany is Europe’s leading Information and Communications Technology market. The German ICT industry is also ranked fourth worldwide. SAP AG is one of the most successful German IT companies and one of the largest software companies in the world.
We achieve very high quality English to German IT translations by first selecting professional expert translators who have direct expertise in the relevant area. The next step is to examine the use of glossaries and then implement them through a Translation Memory system, so we can deliver an accurate English to German translation.
English to German Medical Translation
With 5.4 million employees, Healthcare is the largest employment sector in Germany. The country also has the largest healthcare market in Europe. In 2011, about 1,200 manufacturers in the medical technology industry generated turnover of more than €21 billion. With total revenues of $22.3 billion, Bayer HealthCare is the world’s tenth largest health care company.
At TranslateMedia, we are members of the American Translators Association and the Association of Translation Companies, so when you choose TranslateMedia’s English to German medical and English to German pharmaceutical translation services, you can do so in the knowledge that you’ve chosen a company whose very formation is based on the quality and accuracy of its completed projects.
English to German Market Research Translation
GfK is Germany’s largest and oldest market research company, as well as one of the world’s top market research firms. In 2012, the group had total revenue €1.5 billion. The firm operates in more than 100 countries and employs over 10,000 people worldwide. The Psyma Group is the other main global market research organisation in Germany. It is the holding company of several market research firms. This makes Market Research translation from English to German big business.
When we’re not translating from English to Italian, German, French, Chinese, Arabic or Spanish, we’ve found our English to German market research translation can be a valuable tool for success, whether your business is expanding to reach a new foreign language market or trying to improve its current standing on an international stage. We employ experts in marketing and advertising to carry out our English to German market research translation so that you can ensure the highest levels of accuracy and quality.
English to German Online Gaming, Sports Betting & Casino Translation
With approximately 25 million active gamers, Germany has the largest gaming industry in Europe. The German online gaming market is set to grow to €1.7 billion in 2015, especially due to poker and lotteries. Playtech, Betfair and Sportingbet are some of the most successful online gaming websites in Germany.
We have a large market share in online gaming based on our ability to have teams that deliver English to German translations quickly. In terms of volume, our main English to German gaming translation work is translating direct English email marketing into multiple languages in a short period of time.
English to German Defence & Security Translation
The BMVg (Bundesministerium der Verteidigung) is Germany’s Federal Ministry of Defence. The German Ministry of Defence employs more than 3,700 people. Its main role is to assist the Minister in fulfilling his various responsibilities.
The need for sensitivity from your English to German translation service provider is imperative. We have meaningful experience translating sensitive documents from English to German, having translated and summarised political risk analyses for several leading security consultancies before.