German Language Division

The German Language Division (GLD) is a language group within the American Translators Association (ATA) for translators and interpreters with German as either their source or their target language. The GLD was founded in 1997 at the ATA Conference in San Francisco. With some 750 members, the GLD is currently the third largest ATA language division.

Join the GLD

To succeed in today’s competitive environment, you need specialized knowledge, the tools to get the job done, access to a network of professionals, and the drive to excel and improve. GLD membership is a great way to meet these practical needs of your business while building your network of colleagues.

To become a member, you must be a member of the American Translators Association (ATA). You do not need to reside in the US to become a member of ATA.


Would you like to know more about the GLD and what it offers? Contact our New Member Coordinator, Kristina Cosumano, at

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