Member since Dec '13

Working languages:
English to Serbian
English to Serbo-Croat
Serbian to English
Serbo-Croat to English
Bosnian to English

Vesna Vircburger
Translator, Medical & Court Interpreter

United States
Local time: 14:15 EST (GMT-5)

Native in: Serbian (Variant: Montenegrin ) Native in Serbian, Serbo-Croat (Variants: Bosnian, Serbian, Montenegrin) Native in Serbo-Croat
Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified member
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Services Translation, Interpreting, Editing/proofreading, Training
Specializes in:
Medical: Health CareMedical (general)
PsychologyPoetry & Literature
Certificates, Diplomas, Licenses, CVsLaw (general)
General / Conversation / Greetings / LettersArchitecture
Tourism & TravelAdvertising / Public Relations

Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 2
Translation education Master's degree - MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation, Queens College, CUNY
Experience Years of experience: 23. Registered at Jul 2006. Became a member: Dec 2013. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Serbian to English (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations))
Serbian to English (Educational Testing Service - TOEFL)
Serbo-Croat to English (Cambridge University (ESOL Examinations))
Serbo-Croat to English (Educational Testing Service - TOEFL)
English to Serbian (University of Belgrade - Faculty of Philology)
Memberships ATA
Software Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office Pro, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint
Professional practices Vesna Vircburger endorses's Professional Guidelines.

Native Serbian (Serbo-Croatian) speaker based in New York City with a very strong background in grammar and writing, excellent research skills, more than a decade of professional linguistic experience as a full-time freelance translator & interpreter, and broad general knowledge. Grew up in a family of medical doctors always available to consult with translation in their respective specializations. 

Published literary translator:

The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story by Vivek J. Tiwary, Graphic Novel, The New York Times Bestseller, (from English to Serbian), 2016

The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells, Science Fiction Novella, (from English to Serbian), 2014

Teach Yourself the Psychology and Astrology of Human Relationships by Mavis Klein, Transactional Analysis and Astrology, (from English to Serbian), 2007

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Fields of expertise: literature, linguistics, healthcare & medicine (from patient medical records to case studies, medical journal articles, and conference presentations), psychology, education, personal documents, and various types of legal documents such as, for example, Affidavits, Powers of Attorney, and Court Decisions.

MFA in Creative Writing and Literary Translation degree from Queens College, CUNY, New York, NY

BA in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory from Belgrade University, Serbia

Approved as a court interpreter both by the Administrative Office of the Courts of New York and of New Jersey (Master Level)

Passed National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters Written Exam

Completed 56-hour Medical Interpreter Training Course, approved by IMIA

Keywords: BCS, Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, English, translation, literature, essay, biography, non-fiction, linguistics, bilingualism, healthcare, medical, medicine, psychology, transactional analysis, psychotherapy, mental health, legal, education, certificates, personal documents, astrology, general, bosanski, hrvatski, srpski, srpsko-hrvatski, engleski, prevodilac, knjizevnost, lingvistika, bilingvalizam, literatura, medicina, psihologija, uverenja, izvodi, dokumenta

Profile last updated
May 9, 2020

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