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Interpreters in Bruges, Belgium

Whatever your language requirements in Bruges, TJC Global’s interpreters can assist you. 

Our Antwerp interpreters cover over 80 languages and dialects.

TJC Global is a leading translation and interpreting company with over 25 years’ experience in specialised language services.

Our expert interpreters in and around Bruges can assist clients in over 100 languages. We tailor our interpretation services to the needs of the client, matching the interpreter's individual expertise with the subject/nature of the project to ensure professional, accurate and well-informed interpreting every time. 

 

 

 


We provide interpreting assistance in Bruges, Belgium for the following fields: 

 

Image and video hosting by TinyPicBusiness Meeting Interpreters in Bruges 

Our business meeting interpreters in Bruges can assist you at negotiations, discussions and collaborations. Read more...

 

Japanese legal interpretersLegal Interpreters in Bruges  

TJC Global's legal interpreters in Bruges, Belgium can cover court cases, hearings, tribunals. Read more...

 

 

Image and video hosting by TinyPicDeposition Interpreters in Bruges 

We can provide specialist deposition interpreters in Antwerp and elsewhere in Belgium for witness testimonials as are common in the US and Canada. Read more...

 

Portuguese arbitration interpretersArbitration Interpreters in Bruges 

Our arbitration interpreters in Bruges can assist those seeking an alternative to litigation. Read more...

 

Conference interpretersConference Interpreters in Bruges 

At TJC Global, we have a network of certified conference interpreters for multi-national conferences of all natures. Read more...

 

 

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Our large and diverse network of court interpreters are familiar with the format, conventions, procedures and requirements of court interpreting. Read more...

 

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Our industry interpreters can cover assignments in a broad range of industries; including aerospace, motoring, manufacturing and civil engineering. Read more...

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We provide technical interpreters in Antwerp for business meetings, factory visits, research trips. Read more... 

 

 

Please click here for more fields covered by TJC interpreters, including engineering, research and medical and pharmaceutical sectors


Bruges: Important Connections

  • Distance to/from Bruges (Capital City of Belgium): 101km / 62.5 miles: 1h 8m (approx.)
  • Distance to/from Paris: 297km / 182 miles : 3h (approx.)
  • Distance to/from Amsterdam: 251km / 155 miles : 2h 45m (approx.)
  • Distance to/from The Hague: 207km / 128 miles : 2h 20m (approx.)
  • Distance to/from Berlin: 814km / 505 miles : 7h 36m (approx.) 
  • Distance to/from London: 280km / 174 miles: 3h 40m (approx.) [must travel over sea]

About Bruges 

As the home of chocolate, lace and cobbled streets, Bruges is certainly a city with romantic appeal. But don't let its quaint facade fool you. Thanks to its huge international sea port, one of the most important of its kind in Europe, Bruges remains a city of significant economic standing. 

Situated in the province of West Flanders in Belgium, Bruges has a population of aroung 117,000. The city has long been a centre of trade and culture and was a key stop on the fair circuit during the era of the Hanseatic League, hosting and attracting many foreign merchants. Thanks to the entrepreneurship of the people of Bruges, the city adapted to new forms of capitalism and its woollen weaving industry grew and expanded overseas. Its expanding port became the main link to Mediterranean trade and the spice trade of the Levant. This brought great economic prosperity and led to the opening of the "Bourse", thought to be the world's first stock exchange. At the end of the 14th century, It became one of the "Four Members" of the medieval parliament, along with Ghent, Ypres and Franc of Bruges. In the 15th century, the Duke of Burgandy built a court in Bruges, attracting artists and merchants. The woollen weavers of Bruges were thought to be the best in the world and the new form of oil painting cultivated by the Flemish School of painters flourished here. The world's first book was also published in Bruges, by William Caxton in 1473. 

The historic centre of Bruges, approximately 430 hectares, is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. With a diverse range of museums and art galleries chronicling the city's fascinating history, Bruges is now a popular tourist destination which attracts 2.2 million tourists annually. It also hosts various festivals, conferences, fairs and events. 

For more information about the city or events held in Bruges, please see the city's own website here.

Or see TJC Global's top tips for Doing Business in Belgium.


What form/s of interpretation can TJC Global provide in Bruges, Belgium?

 

Simultaneous interpreting is most commonly used at conferences. It involves two interpreters working in partnership in a booth. They listen to the speaker via a headset and interpret into a microphone for the relevant audience members to listen to via headphones. As this can be very demanding, the interpreters take turns, swapping every 15-20 minutes. 

 

Consecutive interpreting is probably the most common type of interpreting and is widely used. It is used for business discussions, negotiations, contract exchanges, commercial discussions, legal, technical or engineering discussions, medical or court hearings or on site inspections. The interpreter listens to the speaker, often making notes, and delivers the meaning in the target language afterwards. If a speech is delivered, the interpreter may wait until a pause or the end, at which point they deliver a translation relatively quickly. Consecutive interpreting may also be used at conferences for panel discussions, Q&A sessions or private discussions between parties - at a stall or elsewhere. 

 

Facilitating interpreting is used to assist clients who require only limited assistance in the source language. They may need technical or especially complex terminology to be interpreted into their native tongue  to avoid misunderstandings but are in general comfortable listening and speaking to the source language without aid. The interpreter stands by to support the client when he/she requires communication assistance.  

 

Telephone interpreting allows parties who are not able to meet in person to communication via telephone or video conferencing. The interpreter bridges the language gap via the telephone. Sometimes the interpreter is present in one of the two locations, and sometimes he/she is also remotely located.  

 


Fields our Antwerp interpreters cover include

 

Our interpreting services also cover the following cities in and around Bruges: 

 

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