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Literature Translation

Grants for the translation of works originally written in Catalan or Aranese

Introduction

The applicant should consult the Grant Rules and the Grant Call, given that some changes have been made with respect to previous years. The application forms filled out must be from the current year 2020.

This summary is for information purposes only and is not legally binding.

PURPOSE

Translation of works originally written in Catalan or Occitan (in its Aranese variety): fiction, poetry, drama, graphic novels, non-fiction, works in the Humanities field and children’s books.

RECIPIENTS

These grants are available to Spanish and foreign publishers, self-employed individuals and legal entities. The applicants must meet the following requirements and conditions:

publish the work after the date of the final resolution until November 30 of the following year

hold the rights to publish the work

publish the work in print format and distribute it commercially through bookshops (online publications, print on demand and self-publishing are excluded)

Grant-supported expenditure

Only the translator's fees are considered grant-supported expenditure. In the case of poetry anthologies, the anthologist's fees are also considered grant-funded expenditure.

APPLICATION SUBMISSION

- Spanish applicants, self-employed individuals and legal entities:

Form

-  Foreign applicants (self-employed individuals and legal entities) who have applied for a grant to the Institut Ramon Llull in the past.

Form

- Foreign applicants (self-employed individuals and legal entities) requesting an Institut Ramon Llull grant for the first time. In this case, accreditation is required. The Institut Ramon Llull is responsible for generating and sending this after having verified the documentation accrediting the applicant’s identity.

The accreditation (user and password) is valid for five years from the date of issue, unless there is some change in the documents provided, of which the IRL must be informed.

Please take into account that you should request your accreditation at least 48 hours before the application deadline.

Accreditation form

Application form

APPLICATION DATES

The submission deadline for this application period is therefore 27 October 2020.

SUBSTANTIATING THE GRANT

The applicant must substantiate at least 80% of the requested (and eligible) amount in order to receive the awarded grant, or the grant will be revoked.

VIRTUAL OFFICE

Documents can be consulted online at the virtual office.

Additional documentation, when necessary, and supporting documents can be uploaded to the IRL website through the virtual office.

In the case of self-employed individuals, this documentation can be also delivered in person in paper format.

If submitting supporting documentation, please read this guide.

 

CONTACT

General inquiries: Gemma Gil (ggil@llull.cat).

Regarding the application process: Maria Jesús Alonso (mjalonso@llull.cat).

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