Translation grants // expired

Sector: Culture and creative industries
Type: Grant
Organiser: House of Europe
Location: Ukraine and EU
Deadline: 14 November 2019 at 15.00 Kyiv time


This open call is finished. Stay tuned for the next calls in 2020.


This opportunity is perfectly suitable for:

 ■ Publishing houses or other publishing organisations (including private entrepreneurs/FOP) registered in Ukraine or EU ■ In tandem with translators

What is it all about?

This opportunity 

 ■ Funds translations of

 ■ Professional literature related to House of Europe’s sectors: 

 ■ Culture and creative industries

 ■ Education

 ■ Health

 ■ Media

 ■ Social entrepreneurship

 ■ Youth work

 ■ Fiction literature, including prose, poetry, and drama. Priority will be given to contemporary literature.

 ■ Translations from the following languages are supported: 

 ■ From EU languages into Ukrainian

 ■ From Ukrainian minority languages into Ukrainian

 ■ From Ukrainian into EU languages 


Up to 18 months

What do I get?

■ Funding for the implementation of a translation and publication project: up to EUR 4,000 

■ Entire production cycle from translation to finished book eligible, including book design and advertisement

■ Possibility to participate in House of Europe capacity building seminars on translation

What do I need to apply?

■ Supporting documents on the legal status of your publishing house/organisation

■ Сopy of the contract between publisher and translator

■ Copy of the contract between publisher and the copyright owner

■ Budget plan

■ CVs of all key participants involved in the proposed translation and publication project

Good to know:

■ The applying organisations must be registered legal entities (in Ukraine: Ltd/non-governmental organisation/individual entrepreneur; in EU: legal entity).

■ Your organisation can apply only for one translation grant within one call. 

■ If unsuccessful, your organisation can apply again in the next call. 

■ Your organisation can be funded several times through a House of Europe translation grant. 

■ Moreover, your organisation may be eligible to apply for other House of Europe opportunities.

■ Book translations which are already complete at the time of application are ineligible for this grant.

■ Only translations from the original language of the book are eligible.

Our live updates in social networks

Be the first to know about new opportunities right next door or abroad. We tell you right away what is in store for you and how to go for it.

Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

We provide you with a weekly digest of carefully catered opportunities, right on time for your morning coffee. We respect your time and privacy – this is the one and only email you’ll see from us each week.