Skřivánek s.r.o., is the largest language agency in the Czech Republic with offices in 18 towns and cities across the country. Our company operates in 15 countries throughout the world. The number of offices we have, the number of satisfied customers, and the volume of revenue we generate all combine to rightly rank us as one of the largest language agencies in Central and Eastern Europe.
For more than 20 years we are collecting the experience and the knowledge.
16. 9. 2017
Skrivanek Once Again Ranked Among the Top 50 Global Language Agencies
The survey of the Language Services Market: 2017 by CSA placed Skrivanek Group amongst the largest language agencies in the world. As in previous year, Skrivanek Group reached 42nd position.
17. 6. 2017 - 21. 7. 2017
30 lesson of English and German using entertaining life stories from the life of English/ German couple in the Czech Republic. Do the views of Emma and Alex regarding Czech culture differ? Who do they cheer for in football? Bayern Munich, Liverpool, or perhaps Sparta?
1. 6. 2017
International Language Symposium, Brno
The representatives of our language school joined the International Language Symposium in Brno. They met with their guru Jeremy Harmer and gained a lot of new ideas how the increase the effectivity of language courses.
19. 5. 2017 - 21. 5. 2017
Skrivanek weekend: Deštná
All employees of Skrivanek spent a beautiful weekend together in holiday resort Deštná, in Orlické mountains. We really enjoyed it!
13. 4. 2017
New web Skrivanek
We launched new company webpage.
4. 2. 2017
20. 11. 2016
CodedeCode: the competition for young translators
We are looking for new talents amongst the Czech students. Different topics, different texts to be translated from Czech to different languages! All must be done in 24 hours!
10. 12. 2016
We help the world to understand !
We have a new corporate video, where a square is able to communicate with a triangle!
8. 9. 2016
The Top 2016 Language Service Providers
We reached 42nd position amongst the biggest world language providers!
20. 5. 2016
We are looking for talented lecturers!
Are you interested in new teaching methods and in discovering creative techniques which are not yet known? Join us in our inventive mission! try out our new competition for future lectures of English language!
12. 12. 2015
Merry Christmas from Skrivanek!
Christmas wish for the lectures of our language school.
11. 10. 2015
Opening of Effecto academy for our lectures
We launched a new education project for our lectures: the Effecto academy. It contains the extensive series of educative seminars and webinars. The main goal is to increase the competitive advantage of our language school by increasing the qualification of our lectures.
9. 3. 2015
We launched Skrivanek e-test as a unique testing tool, which enables to test completely your language skills. This testing tool was developed thanks to the financial support of European Union.
10. 9. 2014
How to set up a business meeting in English?
In cooperation with lidovky.cz we prepared the course of business English.
15. 7. 2014
You will never get lost with minidictionary from Skrivanek.
We created the set of minidictionaries for MF Dnes newspapers.
6. 9. 2014
100 Czech brave men and women with Skrivanek
For radio station Český rozhlas we ensured the language correction for the book in the project 100 Czech brave men.The book was published within 24 hours from radio interviews with 100 Czech brave men and women.
3. 2. 2014
Carnival season begins.
Skrivanek’s new branch sends greetings from Brazil!
9. 12. 2013
We have translated the entire Svět 2013 publication.
We translate 291 pages of economic texts for this annual publication of the Economia publishing company. With our team of 15 translators, proofreaders and consultants, we can manage a large volume in a short time.
2. 9. 2013
We are pleased to introduce a unique method of teaching foreign languages called Effecto, which is based on the belief that communicating is far more important than just being able to recite grammar rules.
5. 6. 2013
The Top 100 Language Service Providers
In the Top 100 Language Service Providers ladder, we have clearly gained first place in the number of affiliates with our 45 branches in 12 countries worldwide. Globally, we made 35th place!
1. 1. 2013
Long Live the Queen!
We found a branch in Great Britain.
1. 10. 2012
Your data are safe with us!
We have earned certification of our information safety management system in accordance with standard ČSN ISO/IEC 27001.
1. 1. 2012
Reconstruction of Prague branches.
The reconstructed branch on Washingtonova Street in Prague 1 offers multi-media equipped classrooms with a comfortable library, featuring a view of Riegerovy sady park and a cafe corner. Our branch in Prague 4 has improved its spaces for translation and interpreting clients.
3. 10. 2011
We have successfully implemented an environmental management system in accordance with the EN ISO 14001 standard.
1. 5. 2011
We have again finished in The Top 100 Language Service Providers.
In terms of business results for 2010 and our overall share of the market, we have placed in 31st place among leading language agencies worldwide. We are among the largest providers in the world thanks to our number of branches.
4. 1. 2010
With Max you will gain maximum opportunities!
We are starting a bonus programme for our clients.
3. 1. 2009 - 18. 2. 2009
We ski big time.
For the TV news channel ČT24 we ensure simultaneous interpreting to and from English and to and from German during the holding of the World Championship in Classic Skiing in Liberec.
1. 1. 2008
We become a member of the Association of Language Schools and agencies (AJŠ). The mission of AJŠ is to perfect language education in Czech regions and to develop the activities and professional prestige of its members.
5. 1. 2006
We are in the top twenty in the world.
This year for the first time we won 19th place in the ladder The Top 100 Language Service Providers, which is put together by Common Sense Advisory, an independent research and consulting organization based in the United States.
1. 1. 2005
We co-found the Association of Czech Translation Agencies (ACTA)
ACTA is an association of legal entities involved in translation and interpreting services. Since the date of its founding, ACTA has been a member of the EU Association of Translation Agencies, which encompasses European national associations of translation agencies.
1. 1. 2005
We’re across the ocean!
We open our first U.S. branch in New York. Welcome!
1. 1. 2004
Germany, Belgium and Estonia
Skrivanek has not forgotten to expand its presence to include other states on its journeys through the EU.
1. 1. 2003
We head out globally in 2003 as well…
to our neighbours in Slovakia and to Lithuania, Latvia and distant China.
1. 10. 2002
We place emphasis on quality.
We were one of the first Czech companies in our sector to introduce a quality management system according to the EN ISO 9001 standard.
1. 1. 2002
Czech national heritage
We translate marketing documents and interpret into English for the brewer Plzeňský Prazdroj a.s.
1. 1. 2002
Cooperation with Panasonic
We ensure multiple translations of contracts and technical manuals into more than 24 languages for Panasonic AVC Networks Czech s.r.o.
1. 1. 2000
We cherish the beauties of Sofia!
That is the reason why we are establishing the subsidiary in Bulgaria.
1. 1. 1999
A network of language schools is established under the Skrivanek brand.
You can find our branches throughout the Czech Republic.
1. 1. 1999
Slovenia is a small country, where you will find everything. Mountains, sea, lakes, picturesque villages, elegant towns, and a new branch of course.
1. 1. 1998
Skrivanek newly also translates in Hungary.
1. 1. 1997
Jesteśmy bardzo szczęśliwi… We’re in Poland!
We found the first Polish branches.
20. 7. 1994
We’re in the world!
Founded as Překladatelský servis skřivánek s.r.o. Our team consists of three people - the owner Pavel Skřivánek and two employees.