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Localization solutions for academics

We collaborate with hundreds of academic institutions worldwide, offering our software to professors teaching translation and localization in the classroom.

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Why do universities partner with Phrase?

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Completely free
Teachers and students get free, unlimited access to Phrase software and technical support.
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No installation
Phrase opens in browsers, so students can work from anywhere.
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Student certification
Students can earn an official certificate by successfully passing a test designed for their level.
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Choose your favorite device
Phrase is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux.
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Unlimited users
Scale the number of enrolled students easily and at no cost.
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Project management skills
Professors can equip their students with real life experiences.

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University partners
Students certified
Students trained each year
Students trained to date
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Kirikkale University

Having access to translation technology tools is of great importance for translation students… Fortunately, Phrase, which is a computer-aided translation (CAT) tool, offers a free academic plan to the translation departments of the universities since 2012.

Caner Çetiner

Professor of Translation Technology and Localization

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Leipzig University

I wanted to make all course participants project managers, as that would allow them to see the full chain of tasks required to produce a translation. With Phrase, we found a solution that allows exactly that.

Edgar Bohm

Translation Technology Lecturer

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Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey

Phrase is intuitive to learn for project managers and linguists, and to have such advanced features available in a cloud-based tool is simply amazing, not to mention cross-platform editors for Mac and Windows.

Max Troyer

Assistant Professor

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Palacký University

Ever since Phrase was released, it has ranked among our students’ favorite tools for its straightforwardness, interface clarity and low maintenance requirements for the end user.

Dr. Pavel Král

Teacher of Translation Technology

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Konstantin Preslavsky University of Shumen

It has always been an extreme pleasure for me to work with the cutting edge technology you engineered as it allowed me to present the work of real-life translators to those who strive to become such. It has provided me with opportunities to experiment and challenge my students in a way I have not even imagined before. But most of all it gave them the chance to master a tool they would need in their professional career in the safe world of the classroom, away from the frustration of the working environment.

Irina Stoyanova, PhD

Assistant Professor, English Studies Department, Faculty of Humanities

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Have any questions?

We’re happy to answer any questions you may have and help you get started with the Phrase academic program.


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There are no fees associated with joining the academic program or using the academic license.

Yes, 250K characters are included for free each month, and more can be purchased if needed.

To get started, fill out the above form, and our team will reach out.

To qualify, you must only use the license to train your students in using localization technology. The license must not be used for commercial purposes.

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