Working languages:
Spanish to Norwegian
Spanish to Norwegian (Bokmal)
Spanish to Norwegian (Nynorsk)

Bente Gundersen
Tailoring your words in Norwegian

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Native in: Norwegian 
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Account type Freelance translator and/or interpreter, Identity Verified Verified site user
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Services Translation, Editing/proofreading, Website localization, Subtitling, MT post-editing, Desktop publishing
Specializes in:
Poetry & LiteratureEducation / Pedagogy
Advertising / Public RelationsLinguistics
FolkloreIdioms / Maxims / Sayings
International Org/Dev/CoopJournalism
Cinema, Film, TV, Drama

KudoZ activity (PRO) PRO-level points: 4, Questions answered: 1, Questions asked: 4
Portfolio Sample translations submitted: 1
Translation education Master's degree - University of Bergen / DEA Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Experience Years of experience: 20. Registered at Jun 2010. Certified PRO certificate(s) N/A
Credentials Spanish to Norwegian (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)
Spanish to Norwegian (
Spanish to Norwegian (University of Bergen, Norway)
Memberships N/A
Software Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Indesign, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, QuarkXPress, SDL TRADOS
Professional practices Bente Gundersen endorses's Professional Guidelines (v1.1).
Bente Teigen Gundersen is an independent Translator, Editor and Communication Adviser specializing in arts, web communication and text localization.

Through her professional career and education she has gained broad experience as a language worker, communication adviser and translator. Currently, she a freelance translator of Spanish to Norwegian (bokmål and nynorsk).


Bente Teigen Gundersen holds a MA from the University of Bergen in the fields of Spanish Language and Latin American Studies, Comparative Literature and Social Anthropology. She also has two years of formal training in Linguistic research (PhD level) from Universidad Complutense de Madrid. The area of research of her ongoing PhD proyect is comparative phraseology and corpus linguistics (Spanish, Norwegian and English). More recently, Gundersen has also studied Strategy at BI - The Norwegian School of Management.


Currently, Bente Teigen Gundersen is a freelance Translator, Editor and Communication Adviser. From 2006 to 2010, Gundersen held a position as Communication Adviser at SIU (the Norwegian Government´s agency for International Cooperation in Higher Education and Research). Previously, she worked as Press, Information and Culture Attaché at the Norwegian Embassy in Madrid for six years.

Gundersen has broad international experience and work experience from translation and localization, web communication, writing, editing, nation branding, marketing higher education and research, project management & strategy work, social media, cultural promotion (art, music and literature), teaching in languages, international relations/cooperation.

She has been the editor of the official Norwegian web site in Spain (bilingual) and the official gateway to higher education and research in Norway (multilingual).

Translation and text localization were important tasks in her two last jobs. Parts of her academic work is also committed to language studies and comparative analysis, with several publications and dissertations.

Gundersen specializes in: arts, web, promotion and marketing material, branding, public diplomacy, journalism, press, advertising, Public Relations, cinema, film, TV, photography, education, research, folklore, linguistics, poetry & literature, idioms / maxims / sayings, administrative, political, sociology, surveys, travel & tourism.

An extended CV is available on LinkedIn:ProZ
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Total pts earned: 4
(All PRO level)

Language (PRO)
English to Norwegian4
Top general field (PRO)
Social Sciences4
Top specific field (PRO)
Education / Pedagogy4

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    Profile last updated
    Jul 23, 2012

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