Austin Languages is based in the beautiful Hanseatic city of Hamburg, Germany. It was established in 2007 and is owned and managed by Emma Austin-Terekhova, a British-German citizen and language specialist with a Master in Translation and over ten years' experience offering German, French and Spanish translations into English and teaching English. She works with a close-knit team of qualified freelance translators, language trainers and consultants to provide a full range of language-related services.

You'll hopefully soon realise why so many Austin Languages clients return and recommend us to their partners and associates too!

Profile: Emma Austin-Terekhova (née Austin)




Translation specialisms



  • Transportation and logistics

  • Railway engineering

  • Aviation

  • Quality, health, safety and the environment

  • Hazardous goods

  • Technical documentation, data sheets, specifications etc.

  • Standard operating procedures

  • Lean management/TQM

  • Information technology

Sales and marketing: 

  • Corporate communications (internal and external)

  • Contracts: sales, M&A, GTCs, SLAs, HR etc.

  • Advertising and promotional material incl. websites


Travel and tourism industry

General company texts:

  • Vocational training material

  • Management reports and briefings

  • Spreadsheets, financial charts etc.

Preferred translation memory tools: SDL Trados and Across

  • Dual British-German citizen living in Germany for 13 years, has lived in five countries

  • Translator and English language trainer since 2007

  • Master in Translation with distinction (2016, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK)

  • Cambridge Certificate of English Language Teaching to Adults (2004, Language Link, London, UK,)

  • Bachelor of Arts in French and Spanish, 2:1 honours (2003, University of Kent, Kent, UK)

  • French language and culture diploma (2001, University of Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland)


Tel.: +49 (0) 40 84706661