About Me

I believe in the power of translation – also for your own benefit!

Hi! I am glad you found your way to my page. My name is Ivana Calciano. I was born and grew up in Italy. I have gained academic and working experience in Italy, Germany, Austria and Belgium so far, and I am currently based in Strasbourg, France. As you can tell, moving between languages and cultures is an essential part of my life in addition to a characteristic trait of my work as a translator and interpreter.

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My journey to become the translator you want by your side

  • Bachelor’s degree in language instruction for general management from Perugia University and a Master’s degree in language, culture and translation from the Faculty of Translation Studies, Linguistics and Cultural Studies (FTSK) in Germersheim/Mainz University
  • Several working experiences in Germany and Austria, incl. MAK Museum and the publishing house of the financial group of the German savings banks (Deutscher Sparkassenverlag)
  • Academic research on the social and political role of translation in journalism, incl. an academic stay in Antwerpen at the KU Leuven
  • Since 2013 in business as a professional translator, 3 years of which on a full-time basis
  • Fully enganged in translation with related activities:
    • University lecturer in the Intercultural German Studies Department, FTSK Germersheim (University of Mainz), teaching German-Italian translation on the postgraduate program
    • Volunteer translator and Italian language coordinator with the awarded project Translate for Justice
    • Collaboration on the “Interpreting Enactments” project
  • Ongoing professional development in both translation and my specialization fields

Translation is powerful in many ways (feel free to ask me how so any time now or during our collaboration), but there is at least one way that matters most to you: it opens up new channels of communication and sales and bolsters your international presence and image.

Would you like to work with me?

I’m a translation and interpreting professional for the business, marketing and insurance sectors working with Italian, German and English. I help businesses grow on the Italian-speaking market.

With analytical skills gained during my academic research and a creative side developed while transcreating for marketing, I can help with the most sophisticated of projects, from insurance documents to a natural cosmetics campaign. If you’re looking for a skilled partner for translation, get in touch!

Would you like to know more?