Slovak Grants at Translation House Looren

Translation House Looren supports professional literary translators through a number of grants, honouring outstanding translation achievements. These include the Slovak Grants

With the aim of helping to raise the profile of translated Slovak literature, Translation House Looren’s Štefan and Viera Frühauf Fund is offering stays at the house for translators of Slovak literature into German, French, Italian, Rhaeto-Romanic or other non-Slavic languages.

The following conditions apply:

  • a publishing contract for the translation from Slovak the applicant wishes to work on during their stay. 
  • at least one published full-length translation.

Applicants need to submit: 

  • a short CV and list of publications 
  • a copy of the publishing and licence agreement signed by both parties (dated and with company stamp)
  • A statement on the relevance of the current translation project 

A stay of between one week and one month is possible at any point in the year, subject to availability. Financial support of 50 CHF per day will be paid for a maximum of 30 days; translators pay the costs of travel and insurance. 

Please contact: Zorka Ciklaminy, +41 43 843 12 42, e-mail:


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