The Goethe-Institut in your country will evaluate your application. If it approves your application it will send its recommendation to the headquarters of the Goethe-Institut in Munich.
The selection of the translations to be funded is made by a jury of six, consisting of two
literary critics, a foreign rights director of a major German publishing house (this position rotates every year), and three members of staff from the Literature and Translation Funding department of the Goethe-Institut.
The jury meets four times a year as follows:
- Beginning of February: application deadline: 1 December
- End of April: application deadline: 1 March
- End of July: application deadline: 1 June
- Beginning of November: application deadline: 15 September