We’re experts in the areas of expertise listed, but we also know our way around other subjects, such as fashion, art and culture, IT or communications for organisations and not-for-profits.
We’ll find the right team member for your assignment from among our more than 500 freelancers.
And it’s a given of course that your project will be completed by native speakers.
General enquiries – products and prices
Classic human translation by a professional translator and a professional reviewer
- English - German or German - English from 0.13 euro per word
- Other language combinations from 0.14 euro per word
- For translations in specialised fields, separate prices apply (please see our Areas of Expertise)
Machine-generated translation with manual post-editing by a professional translator (MTPE)
- Light post-editing / quick review by a professional translator (contextually correct, comprehensible text): from 58 % of translation price
- Full post-editing / precise review by a professional translator (thoroughly comprehensible and stylistically correct text): from 78 % of translation price
All prices include proofreading and quality control.
Translation using translation memory systems (TMS) to adhere to client-specific terminology, ensure consistency and save time and costs on texts and text modules that have already previously been translated.
In German and English
- Interview transcription (two to three participants): 1.69 euro per audio minute
- Interview transcription minutes-style: 1.39 euro per audio minute
- Group discussion transcription (five or more participants): 1.79 euro per audio minute
- Group discussion transcription minutes-style: 1.59 euro per audio minute
- Automated transcription with quick quality control: from 0.79 Euro per audio minute
- Automated transcription with fine quality control: on request, depending on the audio quality.
Separate prices apply for transcriptions in more than 90 other languages and specialised fields.
Bilingual directly from one language into another language.
Smooth Verbatim (smoothed out / lightly summarised, in full sentences)
- German - English and English - German from 3.29 euro per audio minute
- Other language combinations from 4.49 euro per audio minute
Clean Verbatim (word-for-word, without filler words)
- German - English and English - German from 5.49 euro per audio minute
- Other language combinations from 6.49 euro per audio minute
- Basic detailed transcription from 2.19 euro per audio minute (level of detail in line with Simplified Dresing & Pehl Transcription System)
- For the inclusion of further aspects (including mood/atmosphere and other non-verbal input), an additional surcharge, starting at 0.29 euro per minute, will be charged. Your specific requirements regarding the transcription guidelines apply
- Very detailed transcription from 4.19 euro per audio minute (level of detail in line with GAT Basic Transcription)
- Specific prices for detailed transcriptions upon request, after receipt of audio sample.
- Prices for transcriptions include a quality check by our quality management team.
- Prices are for transcripts of easily understandable audio files with consistently good sound quality and normal speaking speed.
- Prices are subject to our capacities, jargon, dialect and language combinations.
- Coding to German or English from 0.25 euro per designation
- Coding to other languages from 0.29 euro per designation
- Minimum price per language 95.00 euro
- Minimum price per code plan 59.00 euro
- Professional voice-over (studio) prices vary according to the specific requirements of individual projects and languages.
- Prices for recordings in the language of your choice start from 385.00 euro for a length of 1000 words/10 minutes.
- A rate of 0.15 euro to 0.49 euro per word applies - depending on the chosen voice.
- Price for voice-overs include a synchronised recording on the basis of a script with time stamps.
- An additional surcharge may apply for the preparation of the script.
- For a simple voice-over, we charge from 110.00 euro minimum and 0.10 euro per word.
- Minimum price per embedding session (regardless of number of audios) 60.00 euro.
If subtitling is preceded by a transcription, our transcription rates apply
- Creation of subtitles (spotting) is from 3.50 EUR per audio minute for classic brand/explainer videos (top quality, little text) in German or in English, otherwise from 3.95 EUR per audio minute, depending on language or language combination and type of video.
- Preparing the subtitles (spotting), including editing und summarising on the basis of given conventions (e.g. BBC) from 4.50 euro per audio minute
- Minimum price per embedding session (regardless of number of videos) 60.00 euro.
- Information texts in English/German from 0.099 euro per word
- Advertising texts in English/German from 0.155 euro per word
- Minimum order per subject and language, incl. briefing: 55.00 - 110.00 euro
- We require a specific briefing to prepare a concrete quote for copywriting projects.
- Prices include proofreading by our quality management team.
Check for spelling, punctuation, grammar and hyphenation.
- German and English from 0.019 euro per word
- Other languages from 0.022 euro per word
Check for spelling, punctuation, grammar, sentence structure and syntax. Acceptable quality of original text is a prerequisite for acceptance of your order.
- German and English from 0.025 euro per word
- Other languages from 0.029 euro per word
- Surcharge for scientific papers (regardless of technical jargon) 0.010 Euro per word
- Didactic revision of technical texts from 0.050 Euro per word
Text entry/data capture from paper-based templates or picture templates, data research and data enrichment from existing address data.
- In German and English from 0.02 euro per word/number
Prices for text entry/data capture include a quality check by our quality management team. Depending on the format and the number of documents, surcharges may apply.
- Text: Anonymisation by insertion of random text, e.g. “XXX”, or by replacing the fact with predefined text/pseudonyms - Price on request
- Audio: Anonymisation by insertion of a “beep” or silencing the spot - Price on request
- Video: Anonymisation by insertion of a “black bar” or blurring the area(s) - Price on request
For exceptionally urgent orders, please contact us directly and immediately by e-mail (incl. the file or an excerpt thereof) and by phone, so that we may react immediately. In general, we process orders within a few hours or overnight; receipt or delivery of your file outside our business hours is also possible. An early notification concerning your projects is always helpful. However, we also try to process ad hoc orders quickly and effortlessly for you. The cost depends on the volume, advance notice and required turnaround time.
All prices include proofreading and quality control. Possible surcharges for jargon, express delivery and language combinations apply to all products. A minimum price of 75.00 euro per language and product will be charged for assignments with small volumes, with an exception of 60.00 euro for transcriptions in German and in English. Students receive a discount of 10 percent.
Effective 1st February 2023