Who we are

Elia is committed to providing a forum for exchange,
fostering the development of business relationships with fellow members and
other related international organizations, and promoting the concept of
ethics and quality standards through the industry.



Elia Elections 2015 - Candidates

Elia is very pleased to present the candidates for the three two-year Elia Director positions open for the 2015 election. Each candidate is perfectly qualified and would be a welcome addition to the Board. This year’s candidates are a mix of returning Directors (Françoise Bajon and Christian Schwendy) and new candidates (Gordana Antonijević, Geert Benoit, Patricia Guyot, Harald Krohmer and Dilek Yazici). Read more


UKF in Slovakia joins the EE program

We are happy to welcome the Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra (Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, abbrev. UKF in Slovak) to the Elia Exchange program. The university has been formed as a modern European general university where dominant role is played by science, spiritual quality, high professionalism, pedagogical mastery, open and vivid communication Read more


We welcome the University of Tuzla

Elia Exchange family is growing fast! We are happy to announce the latest university has joined the EE program, the University of Tuzla in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The University of Tuzla offers to its students a one-year two-semester (30 weeks, 60 ECTS) Master of English Language and Literature Concentration: Translation and Interpreting programme. The curriculum includes Read more


We welcome our 14th EE University Member

Sofia University is the 2nd university in Bulgaria and the 14th joining the Elia Exchange programme. It offers a Master Programme in Translation, a full-time taught programme lasting 3 semesters and worth 90 ECTS credits. The Programme offers the following language combinations: English-Bulgarian, French-Bulgarian, English+French-Bulgarian and French+English-Bulgarian. The aim of the Programme is to Read more


Together Call for Papers & Topics

Thank you to those who have already submitted a paper or topic proposal to Elia Together. We’re very impressed with what we have read so far. However, we want even more voices to be heard at Elia Together 2016! As a reminder, the three tracks of the Together program are entitled Relationships, Growth and Technology. Read more


ND Krakow Early-Bird registration is open

The 19th edition of Elia’s Networking Days will provide a quality educational program covering a broad spectrum of topics ranging from Sales to Human Resource and Vendor Management. There will be many opportunities for networking and enjoyment in special locations found only in Krakow.  Read more


Contribute to the growth and direction of Elia

Elia has grown and evolved for the better during the last few years due to the commitment, dedication and leadership of the Elia Directors. This team of volunteers changes each year to give the chance for other members to contribute to its development by offering their time, experience and new perspectives. Read more


We welcome the University of Novi Sad to EE

The University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Philosophy, based in Novi Sad Serbia, is the latest entry to the Elia Exchange initiative. The University offers MA degrees in Conference Interpreting, Specialized Translation and Audiovisual Translation as well as other academic and core or elective vocational courses to support students designing their career path. Read more


Newest Elia Members

Born from six European LSPs, today Elia has more than 200 members distributed all over the world. 
We welcome our newest members:






Ziraha Usluge




Argos Multilingual




8 reasons
why you should join Elia


The European Language Industry Association is the premier trade association for the European language services industry.


Elia is based in Europe and all activities focus on supporting business of its
Europe-based member companies — from a European-centric point of view.


Elia is a great way to begin to explore the larger world of the language industry.


Over 185 companies have already joined the association and new ones apply for membership each week.


It is the place to find business partners, mentors, providers, and friends.


Take advantage of organizational and marketing value through knowledge-sharing, education, group discounts and facilitating business relationships.



Increase the visibility of your company with the member listing and other Elia services.


Take full advantage of Elia's Networking Days, one of the
highest rated industry events.


Elia Associate members

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