The following information is summarized from the relevant provisions of the AITC Constitution, and is provided for the interest of those translators, revisers, terminologists, editors and précis-writers wishing to apply for AITC membership.
Requirements for admission to membership
AITC has three membership categories:
• Candidate Member: This category is for translators who
have between 100 days’ and 300 days’ professional experience.
• Active Member: This category is for translators who have
over 300 days’ professional experience, including translators who occupy
regular in-house staff posts and translators who have retired.
Note: A day’s worth of professional experience is understood to be either a day of work in-house under a contract with an international organization or an international conference, or 1,650 words of translation work for an international organization or an international conference paid according to the volume of work done.
• Associate Member: This category is for translators who
occupy regular in-house staff posts but prefer not to be Active Members of the Association.
• Candidate Members and Associate Members: 100 Swiss francs
• Active Members: 310 Swiss francs
The first year, new members also have to pay an admission fee of 30 CHF.
Any translator who meets the membership requirements set forth above is invited to download the “Admission request”
application form, complete it and send it to the AITC Secretariat at the following address, together with the required supporting documents:
Route des Morillons 15
CH-1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
The completed form and documentary evidence may also be scanned and sent by email to the AITC Secretariat.