"Established in 1990, the Slovak Literary Translators’ Society (SSPUL) is an independent non-profit professional organization of literary translators whose source or target language is Slovak, or any of the languages of national minorities living in Slovakia; the Society’s membership currently comprises 320 literary translators who translate from 43 languages. SSPUL creates the conditions to help improve the professional level of literary translation, and addresses all issues and problems of translation. SSPUL takes care of the moral and material interests of translators and contributes to their continuous training.
SSPUL is focused on the education of translators and organises seminars and training programmes in co-operation with other organisations. It collects information relating to translation and the translation profession and disseminates it to its members. It also establishes international contacts in order to provide scholarships and study visits for SSPUL members abroad ..."