• Slator

    Slator: LSPI 2020

    KERN is once again classed as one of the global leading language service providers.

  • Legal area

    Legal area

    More than 50 years of specialized translations for the legal sector.

  • Translation in all world languages


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

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 localization of software and websites , KERN's varied portfolio also includes language training for management and specialist staff, translation memory management, 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 and online.


The current 2021 edition of the Common Sense Advisory market research once again places the KERN Group among the top language service providers.

Read more

Machine translation (MT) is taking on an increasingly prominent position in the language services industry. MT solutions are now so advanced that...

Read more
  • ​​​​​​Machine Translation: Specialist, customer-specific MT engines for exact translations
  • Online Interpretation for virtual conferences: Flexible...
Read more

This year’s edition of the Common Sense Advisory market research once again places the KERN Group among the largest language service providers in a...

Read more

Customer feedback

  • "Without an automated, streamlined workflow, our project would have been almost impossible to realize,
    not to mention in such a short space of time. We are highly satisfied with them."

    Heinz U. Sondhauß, Head of E-Business, Schön Kliniken

    "We are highly satisfied with the collaboration."

    Grad. Designer, NOA Intelligent Design

  • "KERN always responds to our enquiries very quickly and processes the translations very quickly too."

    Grad. Designer, NOA Intelligent Design

    "KERN's excellent preparation and technical knowledge have enabled us to work through the relevant issues quickly."

    Head of Language Services, Continental

  • "It is always good to know that we have such a competent and reliable partner in KERN."

    Executive Assistant, VetterTec

    "We feel that we are in good hands overall when collaborating with you. I can well imagine using your consulting services again in the ongoing project."

    Head of Language Services, Continental