The Translator

Benedikte Rahbek

I am a native speaker of Danish and translate from English to Danish. I have a MA Degree in Translation from Copenhagen Business School. In April 2009 I obtained certification as a translator by the Danish government which means I can handle translation jobs that need certification. I have translation experience in various fields. Click here to view my resume.

I am member of the Danish Association of Certified Translators and Interpreters (DACTI).

Work experience

I have worked with the English language, translation and translation strategies in various ways.

  • During the last 10 years I have worked as a freelance interpreter and translator for the Danish National Police
  • I have translated for Dagbladet Børsen – leading Danish business news paper
  • I have worked as an assistant specialized in translation for Cision Danmark A/S
  • While I was studying for my Masters Degree I spend one year in the USA working as an intern for the Danish American Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta, GA, USA

Education

Masters of Arts in International Business Communication, Copenhagen Business School

Main subjects: Linguistics, legal language, technical language, financial language, translation strategies.

MA Thesis: A comparative analysis of coercive measures in Criminal Procedure in Denmark and the United Kingdom with special focus on surveillance legislation, with an analysis of selected terminology.

BA degree in modern languages (English and Communication), Copenhagen Business School (CBS)