• Specialised translations for legal matters

    Legal area

    50 years of specialised translations for the legal sector

  • Patent translations

    Patent translations

    Patent translations require sound specialist knowledge. The patent translators at KERN are experienced experts with a legal background and the necessary expertise.

  • Common Sense Advisory Ranking

    Common Sense Advisory Ranking

    TOP 100 – Global (ranked #25)
    TOP 35 – Western Europe (ranked #4)

  • Translation in all world languages


    We deliver reliable and professional translations in languages and in almost all specialist areas.

  • Free enquiry

    Free enquiry


  • Interpreting services


    Our interpreters possess reliable language and subject expertise for international business negotiations and conferences.

Welcome to KERN – Your Partner for all Languages

More than a translation agency – KERN Global Language Services is a leading international full-service agency for foreign language communication. Alongside translation and interpreting in all languages, terminology management, technical documentation and localisation of software and websites, KERN's varied portfolio also includes language training for management and specialist staff, translation memory management and printing and the distribution of foreign language documents.

More than 6,500 translators, interpreters and language trainers form a worldwide network for the professional execution of various projects. The translators at KERN are distinguished by their high level professional qualifications, regular professional development and certification and many years of experience , in order to constantly satisfy customer requirements. Major actors in manufacturing, finance, politics and culture rely on the linguistic and specialist knowledge of our translators and interpreters at KERN.

KERN has been translating operating and usage manuals, product catalogs, marketing materials, and much more for over 50 years, contributing to its success as an internationally active company. With over 60 branches in Europe, North America and Asia, KERN Global Language Services can be contacted in person at our branch offices, and online.


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