Who we are

A trade association for language professionals

  • Professional association for interpreters and translators, primarily focused on northern Germany.
  • Registered office: Hamburg.
  • Legal form: registered association.
  • Members in Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and elsewhere in Germany as well as abroad.
  • Demanding membership criteria (relevant qualification from institute of higher education, state-approved examination or admission after review by an Admissions Committee).
  • Approx. 320 members (as of November 2016).
  • Over 50 working languages from A as in Afghan through to V as in Vietnamese, including German sign language.
  • With specialisations covering all areas of activity: technology, business, law, medicine, the humanities, literature and many others.
  • Sworn interpreters and translators.

ADÜ Nord – Assoziierte Dolmetscher und Übersetzer in Norddeutschland e. V. – is the established cross-regional association for interpreters and translators in northern Germany.