The Austrian Federal Chancellery in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria provides 50 residency grants for the year 2019 in Austria. Eligible for this grant programme are foreign artists, including writers and literary translators. Applications can be submitted online at artists-in-residence-austria. The submission deadline is 30th September 2018.
The Austrian Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs (BMEIA) will continue its residency programme for authors from South-East Europe into the year 2019. With the current call for applications the programme is now also open to participants from Central and Eastern European countries. The programme begins on 1st January 2019 and is available for residencies of two months.
The Institute for Human Sciances (IWM) invites translators to apply for Paul Celan Fellowships for the period 2018-19.The program is aimed to support translation of canonical texts and contemporary key works in the humanities, social sciences and cultural studies from Eastern to Western, Western to Eastern, or between two Eastern European languages. Deadline for applications is March 18, 2018.