Translation Funding Program

We seek to give international readers access to contemporary German-language fiction, non-fiction, and books for children and young adults.

Since the programme's inception in 1974, publishers worldwide have translated more than 7,000 books into 45 languages with our financial support.

Funding conditions

  • Translation from the German-language original
  • Application by the publisher
  • Online application via the Goethe application portal in English or German
  • Reimbursement of part of the translation costs


Please contact us in advance. Here you can find the funding conditions in detail in Korean:

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