Welcome to FIT

The voice of professional translators and interpreters around the world

FIT is a federation of associations, with membership consisting of professional associations of interpreters, translators, and terminologists working in areas as diverse as literary, scientific and technical spheres, the public service, court and legal settings, conference interpreting, media and diplomatic fields and academia. 

Working together to consolidate a united, sustainable, recognised profession to fulfil the expanding global need for translation, associations benefit from both local and international activities coordinated by a federation with global presence and established connections. FIT supports members and the industry at an international level, building community, visibility and a sustainable future for the profession.

A new era of FIT A new era of FIT

Despite the global challenges still facing us, 63 members were able to participate in the XXII FIT Statutory Congress in Varadero, Cuba on May 30th and 31st 2022, hosted by the Asociación Cubana de Traductores e Intérpretes (ACTI).
A new Council was elected, to lead FIT through to the next Congress in 2025. Meet the new FIT Council.

International Translation Day

Each year, we celebrate International Translation Day on 30 September, the feast of St. Jerome.   This year’s ITD theme is ‘A world without barriers’ to celebrate the role of language professionals in promoting culture, understanding and lasting peace. ITD Poster competition closes on 15 July. Enter now

FIT Prizes 2022 FIT Prizes 2022

Frans de Laet wins Pierre-François Caillé Medal

FIT Honorary Advisor Professor Frans de Laet was awarded the coveted Pierre-François Caillé medal for his outstanding lifetime contribution to FIT and to the profession.

FIT prizes are awarded at each FIT World Congress.
The next FIT event is the Asia Pacific Translation and Interpreting Forum APTIF10 on 25-26 June 2022, hosted by TAC.