Translation Services in Karlsruhe

Alphatrad Karlsruhe specialises in translations, interpreting and proofreading services, multilingual transcriptions, voice-over services and subtitling. The company belongs to the Optilingua International Group, which has subsidiaries in 12 European countries, and has over 40 years' experience in translation and linguistic services.

Our committed translation network is the only one of its kind in Europe and it caters to 35,000 customers worldwide. The group has global links with 3,500 professional translators specialising in numerous areas of business, and working in the countries in which the relevant languages are specifically spoken. We also provide services in more than a hundred languages in Europe, North and South America, the Middle East and Asia, with local translation rates allowing us to offer the most cost-effective service around.

Interesting facts about the city of Karlsruhe

Karlsruhe is the second largest city of the state Baden-Wuerttemberg, located in the trinational metropolitan region of the Upper Rhine. This region includes Alsace in France, South, and Central Baden and the Southern Palatinate in Germany, as well as the Swiss cantons of Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft, Aargau, Solothurn, and Jura.

A total of 5.9 million inhabitants live in the Upper Rhine area. The gross national product of the region is of great importance not only for Germany and France, but has a considerable relevance for the entire Central European region; it is roughly the same as that of Finland or Ireland.

The city of Karlsruhe is a member of the regional action group 'Karlsruhe Technology Region', and places special emphasis on working closely with the community, especially in relation to economic, scientific, and cultural development, and with public administration. It aims to achieve the pooling of resources in the region and the strengthening of external representation. In 2009, Karlsruhe won sixth place in the INSM ranking (new social market economy initiative) regarding the most successful cities in Germany, and with this profiling, the region has become a superlative location.

The international Karlsruhe city twinning projects include Nancy (France), Nottingham (United Kingdom), Timişoara (Romania), and Krasnodar (Russia).

Some of the most important companies in Karlsruhe and the region are the dm drogeriemarkt, EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg, MiRO Mineraloelraffinerie  (the second largest oil refinery in Germany), and United Internet AG, as well as such brand names as: 1&1, and GMX.


Translation Services in Karlsruhe

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Telephone: 0800 101 43 63


Ludwig-Erhard-Allee 10, 76131 Karlsruhe

Customer service hours (by phone and email)

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 6 pm

Reception opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm

Professional Translation Services

Technical translations

MSDS, chemical industry, industrial production, IT etc.

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Legal translations

Contracts, joint ventures, agreements, certificates etc.

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Medical translations

Medical reports, pharmaceutical technology, clinical studies etc.

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Business translations

Cosmetics & beauty, food & beverage, marketing & advertising etc.

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Financial translations

Company reports, annual and quarterly reports, disclosure requirements etc.

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Fast translations

Translating documents in under 24 hours

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Certified translations

Birth certificates, driving licenses, court rulings, diplomas etc.

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Website translations

Corporate sites, blogs, landing pages, multilingual SEO, AdWords etc.

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Linguistic Services

Voice over services

Product films, advertising, podcasts, e-learning, audio guides etc.

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With subtitles, videos reach new target groups cost-effectively

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Liaison interpreting & telephone interpreting

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Proofreading and editing (in English and other languages)

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Audio and video transcriptions in English and other languages

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Desktop Publishing

Multilingual desktop publishing (DTP)

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