Working languages:
English to German
German to English
Chinese to German

Elke Rohmer
Translator German – English – Chinese

Berlin, Germany
Local time: 14:07 CEST (GMT+2)

Native in: German (Variant: Germany) Native in German, English (Variant: British) Native in English
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Voiceover (dubbing), Subtitling, Transcription, Copywriting
Specializes in:
JournalismMedia / Multimedia
AnthropologySocial Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
HistoryGovernment / Politics
Art, Arts & Crafts, PaintingCinema, Film, TV, Drama
Tourism & TravelSports / Fitness / Recreation
Translation education Master's degree - Free University Berlin
Experience Years of experience: 18. Registered at Jul 2014. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
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Native German and English speaker with fluent Chinese and strong translating skills, professional experience in international journalism and an academic background in Social Anthropology, proficient in navigating the complexities of languages & cultures, keen to apply my language skills to translation work.


2006 until now:

Translator German - English - Chinese / Copywriter

Clients include media companies such as BBC, ARD, ZDF, arte, 3sat, as well as Deutsch-Chinesisches Kulturnetz, stadtkultur international, Jetzt und Einst, etc.

I translated the subtitles for the award-winning Chinese feature films "Tuya's Marriage" (Golden Bear 2007) and "In Love We Trust" (Silver Bear Best Script 2008).

I regularly work for EARTH.ORG and its websites and


Producer / Assistant Director for Documentaries, TV News and features (based in Beijing and Berlin)

"Yoga - The Art of Living" (arte, 2010-2013)
"Qi - The Chinese Art of Healing" (arte, 2007-2009)
"White Horse Village" (BBC, 2008, Emmy award 2009)
BBC Olympic coverage in China (2006-2008)
"Made in China - Young Cinema from Beijing", "Film Factory Hongkong" (ZDF / 3sat, 2008)


2001: Master's Degree in Sinology and Social Anthropology, Free University Berlin
1999: Anthropological Fieldwork in China
1995-1996: Intensive Chinese Language Training, Beijing University

Profile last updated
Dec 3, 2020

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