Certified translation for education: What you need to know

Certified translation for educational applications: Find out which documents you need to have translated, how to find a sworn translator and why a certified translation is required.

When is a certified translation for educational purposes required?

In Germany, there are several cases where you may require a certified translation in order to apply for educational establishments. These include:

  • Admission to a school or university
  • Enrolment in a language course
  • Applying for a scholarship
  • Applying for an internship
  • Applying for a job

Which documents require a certified translation?

The following documents usually require a certified translation in order to enrol in educational institutions:

  • School leaving certificates
  • University degrees
  • Language certificates
  • Application documents

How do you obtain a certified translation?

A certified translation is a translation that has been made by a sworn translator and attested by a notary public. You need to send the original documents to a sworn translator in order to obtain a certified translation. The translator will then translate the documents and have the translation certified by a notary public.

Why is a certified translation necessary?

You require a certified translation to ensure that the translation is correct and authentic, since the authorities in Germany must confirm that the documents you are presenting are valid and legible. A certified translation confirms the authenticity

Our translation services for education

Berlin Translate is a translation agency that provides certified translations of documents for educational applications. Accordingly, we work with a team of qualified translators who are experienced in translating documents for educational applications. We offer certified translations starting from 45€ net per page.

If you need a certified translation for an educational application, please contact us. We will gladly assist you.

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