L Laura is my name and I was born in Catalonia, in November 1988. I studied at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona until 2011.

M My challenge for you today is to guess why the name 49ºN? I am very keen on Geography and maps.

Getting to know each other

ACI, accredited conference interpreter at the EU

MA Conference Interpreting

Degree in Translation and Interpreting

Professional background

Established as a conference interpreter in January 2014, I set my professional address in Barcelona for the first years. Then, in summer 2015 I moved to Germany and one year later, in June 2016, decided to definitively change my professional address to Frankfurt am Main.
I work according to the aiic professional standards.

I also currently give a course on translation German-Spanish at the Instituto Cervantes Frankfurt.

Former lecturer for conference interpreting at various universities: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Johannes-Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (FTSK Germersheim), Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona and Universtitat Pompeu Fabra.

Before that, I had been a project manager at a local translation agency in Barcelona, I had also worked in the customer service department of two big major companies and had been a proofreader for a local newspaper.

Academic background

· MA Conference Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2012
· Degree in Translation and Interpreting, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 2011
· Erasmus exchange programmes at the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg and at the Universität des Saarlandes