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Sloezjba (Служба) is translated from Russian: "Service". For 20 years, Sloezjba has been carrying out important officially sworn translations from Dutch into Russian and Ukrainian.

  • Member of the Dutch Society of Interpreters and Translators

  • Registered with Wbtv (Legal sworn interpreters and translators) under number 1075

My Resume

I am Otto Gooiker, and I have had my translation agency Sloezjba for 20 years. See my short resume below.

  • Born in Amsterdam

  • Secondary school / gymnasium in Nijmegen

  • Four years of philosophy and theology in a monastery in Zwolle

  • Diploma bookstore and publishing

  • Employed in publishing in Haarlem

  • Nine years business manager bookstore in The Hague

  • Study Dutch language and literature Leiden University

  • Twenty years Dutch teacher at three schools in The Hague

  • Teaching Dutch at MGIMO / МГИМО in Moscow

  • Study Slavonic and Ukrainian University Leiden

  • Establishment of Sloezjba: September 13, 1999


Sloezjba has become a reknown name in The Hague for 20 years. Located at Vondelstraat 143, within walking distance of the Russian consulate, Belarussian and Ukrainian embassies. See below or click here for route planner.

From Holland Spoor and The Hague Central stations, take a tram 16 in the direction of Statenkwartier, untill the Elandstraat stop. If you get off the tram there, you are already on Vondelstraat. Walk 100 meters back to Vondelstraat 143.

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