The criteria applied in all cases are the quality of the work in question, the quality of the publishing house, and of the translator; well-argued need of the applicant; a sound budget; and the availability of other funding.

Geographical criteria

Support is available for publishers in Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Ukraine.


Amounts awarded usually vary between € 1.000 and € 3.000. The grants are in principle non-renewable.

Grants are generally NOT awarded for: