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The European Medicines Agency (EMA) is a decentralised agency of the European Union (EU), located in London. It began operating in 1995. The Agency is responsible for the scientific evaluation, supervision and safety monitoring of medicines developed by pharmaceutical companies for use in the EU.

EMA protects public and animal health in 28 EU Member States, as well as the countries of the European Economic Area, by ensuring that all medicines available on the EU market are safe, effective and of high quality.

EMA serves a market of over 500 million people living in the EU.


About us: Translations

The translations provide an overview of the main responsibilities of the Agency, based on this section of website.

Please note that the documents contain links to sections of the EMA website, some of which are only available in English.

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Document(s) Language Status First published Last updated Effective Date
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) BG = bălgarski   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) ES = español   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) CS = čeština   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) DA = dansk   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) DE = Deutsch   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) ET = eesti keel   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) EL = elliniká   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) EN = English   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) FR = français   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) IT = italiano   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) LV = latviešu valoda   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) LT = lietuvių kalba   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) HU = magyar   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) MT = Malti   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) NL = Nederlands   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) PL = polski   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) PT = português   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) RO = română   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) SK = slovenčina   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) SL = slovenščina   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) FI = suomi   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) SV = svenska   2016-08-11    
About us - European Medicines Agency (EMA) HR = Hrvatski   2016-08-11