German Translation

German translation services

International expansion is often seen as the next big for businesses to increase revenue and profits. In fact, some businesses earn more from overseas than they do in their home markets.

Germany represents not only a huge business opportunity to reach new audiences, but success in this market can open doors to other countries in Europe.

If you want to make the right impact in this financially lucrative market, you need accurate, high-quality translations from a translation agency that can manage the demands of your growing business and provide you with the language support and consultancy to help you navigate the treacherous waters of international expansion.

At TOPPAN Digital Language, we provide high-quality professional German translations to successful global businesses from industry sectors including Retail, Travel, Marketing, Technology and FMCG. We command a network of over 7000 linguists who are experts in translation, multilingual copywriting and transcreation enabling us to provide business with a suite of localisation, transcreation and multilingual marketing services to reach new audiences in international markets.

We have the expertise to support your German business objectives and provide critical insights to optimise your international expansion strategy. And with our powerful custom-built translation platform STREAM, you can send and receive large volumes of content and track the translation process from start to finish.

We specialise in a variety of German translation services including:

The first step is a free consultation with one of the team so we can properly understand your needs.
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German Document Translation

German Document Translation

Professional and accurate document translations

With over 15 years of providing translation services to some of the world’s top global companies, we understand the importance of getting business-critical documents translated fast. Whether you’re launching a new product in the German market or need a large volume of internal content translated for your German office, we’ve built our reputation on delivering high-quality German document translation service that’s fast and adaptable to your business needs.

We’ll provide you with a dedicated account manager and choose the right linguist with the exact industry expertise to translate your documents to ensure accuracy in every document.

German Contract Translation

Professional and accurate contract translations by expert linguists

Contract translations are complex in nature and require a linguist can command a high level of accuracy when translating each contract. As a result, we hand-pick German legal linguists with the qualifications and experience to translate your contracts to ensure the complexities of your contracts are understood by your target market.

With our industry credentials and associate memberships, you’ll have peace of mind that your translated German contracts will be notarized, certified and accompanied with letters of authenticity.

We adhere to a strict detailed briefing process to ensure the accuracy of each contract, including identifying the exact context of the contract you wish to translate. This ensures that we pick the right linguist to translate your contracts.

German Contract Translation
German Marketing Translation

German Marketing Translation

High-quality marketing translations that are persuasive and on-brand

Tapping into international markets is no easy feat and with more businesses branching out of their domestic market to reach new audiences, you’re going to need marketing material that’s not just translated, but localised to meet their linguistic and cultural needs.

We’ve helped a wide range of brands grow globally while protecting their brand identity in each market. Our native German marketing linguists have the creative skill to localise and craft engaging content that persuasive and on-brand. From press releases and in-store ads to email marketing and blog content, we’ve got you covered.

We go through a detailed on-boarding and briefing process to get to know your brand and our custom-built translation platform, STREAM, allows linguists to use style guides, glossaries and quality assurance tools. This helps them work more efficiently and accurately when translating your marketing collateral; ensuring you communicate the right message to your target audience.

German Technical Translations

Specialist technical translations by technology experts

When it comes to translating technical documents, it’s best to leave it with the experts! This type of translation specialism can often take a lot longer than your standard document which could prove to be expensive if not done properly. That’s why we lean on technology and talent to deliver high-quality and cost-effective German technical translations.

Our experience spans across a plethora of industries including architecture, telecommunications and electronics translating technical documents such as user guides, technical brochures, safety reports, technical manuals and patents.

Through our detailed on-boarding process we identify the core elements of your business and your products in order to choose the right linguist with the best technical experience to work on your translation projects. And our proprietary translation platform, STREAM has the ability to remove code or protected data, as well as powerful QA tools, allowing linguists to focus on delivering accurate technical translations.

German Technical Translations
German Website Translation

German Website Translation

Professional and accurate website translations adapted for local culture

If you’re selling a product or providing a service in international markets, chances are you won’t maximise your website’s full potential if it’s not translated into the native language of the target market.

When it comes to website translation, your content needs to localised to adapt to the linguistic and cultural expectations of your German-speaking audience in order for content to be understood and effectively compete with local competitors.

We’ve worked with leading global brands in FMCG, retail, travel and technology, helping them to launch their eCommerce or brand websites in new markets by providing a suite of tailored website translation solutions.

We’ll select linguists with expertise in localisation, transcreation and multilingual copywriting in order to ensure your brand tone of voice is consistent across all parts of your localised website to protect your brand identity in the German market.

Our technology allows us to store translation memories, briefing materials, style guides and glossaries which are fully accessible to linguists, and with our API or native plugins, we can easily integrate with your CMS, eCommerce platform or PIM.

German Medical Translation

Specialist medical translation service with vetted translators

If companies in the Life Sciences industry want to operate globally, medical translations require linguists with a unique level of expertise to handle complex medical terminology.

In order for us to deliver the best German medical translation service, we meticulously screen our network of native in-country linguists in order to identify the right specialisms needed to work on your translation projects.

This screening process isn’t just used to select the right linguist. We continuously monitor our linguists’ performance for every project giving them peer review scores assessed on the quality of their work. This means you get the best linguist for the job for every project.

German Medical Translation
German Legal Translation

German Legal Translation

Accurate and fast legal translations translated by experts in their field

We understand the complexities that come with creating legal documents and if a legal firm needs to conduct business overseas, a legal translation service is vital. That’s why we provide a translation service that’s ISO-certified to ensure fast, secure and accurate legal translations.

We’re experts in providing translation services in a variety of practice areas including dispute resolution, intellectual property, European regulation, real estate and Tax; and we’ve worked with some of the biggest global law firms offering them support to conduct business in the German market.

Worried about security and confidentiality? All our staff and linguists sign confidentiality agreements and we’ll sign non-disclosure agreements at your request. And with STREAM built with security in mind, you’ll be working with a 128-bit encrypted, centralised system – documents you send us to translate are stored, translated, edited and revised in one secure place.

German Financial Translation

Fast and accurate financial translation service

It’s imperative that you have the ability to communicate globally if you want to succeed in the Finance industry. Whether you’re a Fintech start-up of a global banking group, communicating globally means speaking to customers in their native language.

We provide a wide range of German financial translation services including corporate communications, financial reports, contracts and internal communications to support global finance organisations in the German market.

We’ll select expert linguists with extensive experience in their field through a detailed onboarding process in which we take great care in getting to know your business objectives in order to provide you with quick, professional and accurate translation service.

German Financial Translation

Sectors we work with

Market researchReal Market Research Experience

Whether you're conducting a survey about a new medical drug or running a brand tracker for a mobile phone brand - we'll have the right linguist to convey your message.

Life sciencesMultilingual support for life sciences

Global language service provider for organisations in the life sciences industry including clinical trials, localisation of medical documentation and support for international product launches.


Global language service provider for organisations in the managed care industry including annual enrolment prospectus.

Financial & LegalLanguage services for finance

We provide some of the world's largest financial institutions with professional language services for internal, corporate and marketing communications in over 250 languages.

Consumer brandsRetail localisation service

End-to-end language services and international expansion support – helping brands and retailers ensure consistency across in-store, outdoor, digital & eCommerce, mobile, corporate, legal and internal communications.

TechnologyLocalisation for tech startups and unicorns

From startups and medium-sized tech businesses to unicorns – we offer a range of translation, localisation and marketing services that will allow your business to expand into new markets globally.

Our services

Transcreation Creative translation service

We can adapt your translations to ensure that your brand message is conveyed without the loss of style, tone or context regardless of the country, region, language or audience you're targeting.

Website translation Localisation & CMS integration

We provide an API and out-of-the-box integration capabilities for all the major CMS and eCommerce platforms – increasing efficiency and reducing the time and cost of your website translation project.

Multilingual copywriting Creative copywriting services

We help global businesses find their distinctive voice and share their brand story with audiences around the world through exceptional, persuasive copywriting in over 90 different languages.

International SEO International search engine optimisation

From technical audits to keyword research and SEO copywriting – we offer a range of services that will ensure that your site is optimised for the most popular search engines and online marketplaces in your target region.

Multilingual PPC Paid search management

From Google Adwords to Baidu paid search advertising, we offer a full service from keyword research to ad copywriting and PPC account management to ensure that your paid search campaigns deliver clicks and ROI.

Internal communications Spread internal information globally

Our corporate communications translation service helps businesses break the barriers of culture and language to successfully transmit information internally.

Multilingual social media Monitoring, measurement & management

We offer a range of social media monitoring, measurement and management services to ensure that our clients can reach new audiences and understand what their customers are saying in different markets.

Our technology

Keep track of all of your translation jobs with STREAM, our translation management platform.

Upload your content

Load your content into STREAM in a range of file formats including anything from Word or Excel to XML, HTML or JSON files.


Get a price

Obtain an instant quote for professional translation or transcreation based on the word count of your files.


Approve the job for translation

Once you're happy with ther quote and delivery date - you can approve the job for translation instantly.

Translation Memory

We store your translations in our translation memory system so you never pay twice for the same translation.

Save time & moneyQuicker turnaround times and reduced costs for duplicate content

Maintain qualityYour translated content will all be of the same high quality

Ensure consistencyThe same tone of voice and style across all of your content

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Why our clients choose us: the 3Ts of TOPPAN.



  • We strive to attract and develop the best talent in the industry for first-class service to our customers
  • We are intentional in creating a respectful, diverse, and ambitious team
  • We hand-pick native-speaking expert linguists and always pay them fairly


  • We build our tech with trusted expert advice for your industry content needs
  • Our proprietary tech platform, Stream, is easy to use and easy to implement
  • We continuously innovate with the most appropriate tech through a long-term approach
Tailored to you

Tailored to you

  • We partner with your team through consultative engagement
  • We focus on addressing your specific pain points with bespoke solutions
  • We deliver first-class service with operational excellence – quality, security, and on-time delivery

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We have been working with TOPPAN Digital Language for over 3 years and are very satisfied with their work. Their Project Managers are always responsive, add value to the work we do and the quality of their translations is great

Cardiovascular European Research Centre Clinical Operations Manager

What I think you do particularly well is understand the marketing content and you ask relevant questions that we hadn’t even thought about! I feel you are one step ahead and this is massive added value. On two occasions TOPPAN Digital Language has spotted inconsistencies within the content that were subsequently amended on our side. It gives me great confidence working with you.

Brand Learning

Working with TOPPAN Digital Language is such a rewarding experience. At this point I can honestly say, TOPPAN Digital Language is like a second team in our organisation as they make collaboration so easy and fun. They are very professional, and their high standards match ours perfectly.

Verve Project Manager

I am looking at the translation of the concepts: pretty amazing :-)….I am really impressed.

Cello Health Insight

TOPPAN Digital Language is a reliable and knowledgeable partner when it comes to translations for the biotech/pharmaceutical industry. They are very responsive, asked the important relevant questions at project set-up and delivered high quality translations very rapidly, all of which led to Selecta filing the IND on our aggressive timeline.

Selecta Biosciences Senior Vice President R&D

TOPPAN Digital Language are our global translation partner who we rely on for both quant and qual translation needs. Their expertise in healthcare and their professionalism and consultative approach continue to add value to our projects and to our business.

Cello Health Insight Head of Language Resources

TOPPAN Digital Language has been assisting us with a large number of translation and proofreading projects covering a diverse array of study areas. They have always been very professional and highly flexible in terms of the often-changing requirements of our various studies.

Kantar Health (WPP)

TOPPAN Digital Language are our “go to” and global translation partner. We rely on their support, consultative service and quality delivery which all play a large part in allowing M3 Global Research to look great in front of our clients.

M3 Global Research President

…Very good with keeping to deadlines and often surpass their own estimations for translations timings. On numerous occasions they have gone above and beyond what is required and provide us with extra information that helps ensure we are working with the very best translations.


We are very happy with the high quality of TOPPAN Digital Language translations and the dedication and responsiveness of their team to our needs. We have already recommended their services within our company and will not hesitate to work with them further.

Advanced Insulation Group Marketing Manager

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