The Chartered Institute of Linguists (CIOL) is the leading international professional body for people using foreign language skills at work, setting the standard for linguists worldwide, specializing in over 60 different languages. It is the only organization that can offer Chartership for language professionals. Chartership is recognized the world over as the gold standard for practitioners and publicly understood as a badge of quality and expertise. Membership offers professional recognition, an entry on our Find-a-Linguist directory, and access to a wide range of CPD webinars, as well as a mentoring service and networking opportunities. Through our awarding organization, CIOL Qualifications, we deliver fully regulated professional language qualifications for translators and interpreters, both on and offline, recognized by government departments, agencies, businesses and universities.