Tuesday, January 15, 2013

European Commission offers grants for translation of European literature: EUR 2,000 – 60,000 available.


Brussels, Belgium, 09 January 2013


"The European Commission has launched a grant programme with a total budget of EUR 2,700,000 for the trainslation of European works of literature. Individual translation projects will receive funds of between EUR 2.000 and EUR 60.000 are available, but EU support is limited to a maximum of 50% of the total eligible cost.

The purpose of this grant is to stimulate the widest circulation of European literature among European citizens by supporting the translation of high-quality European literature into the different languages of the countries participating in the Programme.

Applications made by publishers or publishing houses wishing to translate the works of authors who have won the European Union Prize for Literature are encouraged.

In order to foster European integration, special attention will be given to the circulation of literary works written in languages of countries that have joined the European Union since 2004."

Deadline: 6 February 2013

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