Hendrik Hutter










August 2019: Literary translation course French-Dutch by Martin de Haan in Autun (France)


October 2010 - December 2012: Literary translation course Spanish-Dutch at the VertalersVakschool Amsterdam


September 2006 - June 2008: Translation studies Spanish-Dutch at Vertol/ITV, college of higher education for translators and interpreters, Amsterdam/Utrecht 


May 2006: Diploma in Spanish as a Foreign Language (DELE), Cervantes Institute in The Netherlands, proficiency level (superior)

 November 1995 - January 2001: Ph.D. philosophy at the Free University of Amsterdam; specialization: ethics


September 1992 - June 1995: Philosophy study at the University of Amsterdam; specialization: Systematic and Historical Philosophy;

classification: cum laude (with distinction)


September 1991 - June 1992: Study at the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid within the framework of the Erasmus student exchange project


September 1989 - August 1990: Propaedeutic exam Spanish language and literature at the University of Amsterdam


September 1986 - August 1991: Physics study at the University of Amsterdam; specialization: Experimental Physics (Atom and Laser Physics)





Dutch: Native speaker

Spanish: Speaking, reading and writing very good

English: Speaking, reading and writing very good

French: Speaking, reading and writing good

German: Speaking, reading and writing reasonable



Work experience


September 2008 - present: Freelance translator


 July 2008 - August 2008: Receptionist at Camping Playa Brava, Pals (Costa Brava)


December 2006 - June 2008: Programme Manager Assistant of the Amsterdam Business School,

University of Amsterdam, department education of accountants


April 2006 - November 2006: Secretary at CMS Derks Star Busmann Lawyers and Notaries, Amsterdam; department immovable goods


April 2005 - September 2005: Administrator of caravans and bungalow tents for Vacansoleil at camp sites in France and Switzerland


June 2004 - August 2004: Receptionist at Camping Internacional Calonge (Costa Brava)


January 2002 - November 2003 Secretary for Schut & Grosheide Notaries, Amsterdam


February 2001 - December 2001: Scientific assistant at the philosophy department of the Free University of Amsterdam





Computer knowledge:

Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point),

SDL Trados Studio, memoQ (translation tools)



Soccer, cycling, (foreign) literature, photography


 Voluntary work

September 1992 - May 1995: Dutch language teacher for Spanish speakers at Casa Migrante, Amsterdam (3 hours per week)



The translator in the Costa Brava (Spain)




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