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Requirements to be a member of EIZIE

Requirements to be a member of EIZIE

To become a member of EIZIE, you must meet one of the following requirements:

Professional requirements

a) Translation and/or interpreting studies in any university or school in the Basque Country or abroad.

b) To have translated or published two books from or into Basque, or to have translated an equivalent number of pages.

c) A minimum of a year's full-time work as a translator or a proofreader, Basque being either the source or the target language.

d) A minimum of 50 hours' work as an interpreter, Basque being either the source or the target language.

Linguistic requirements

To become a member of EIZIE, you need to prove your knowledge of the Basque language in one of the following ways:

a) by means of an official certificate,

b) by proving that you have done a translation (of at least 20 pages) from or into Basque.

Supporting documents

All the requirements mentioned above must be proved by supporting documents.

If you cannot prove the above requirements by means of supporting documents but have worked in the area of translation, interpreting, or proofreading, you may submit a recommendation from three members of EIZIE.