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Translation Incentives


Translation Incentives

In order to promote the circulation of Italian books abroad, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs awards financial support for the translation of Italian literary and scientific works. Dubbing and subtitling of short and feature-length films and television series targeted to mass media are also eligible for support.

For further information about the initiative, its rules and criteria, it is advisable that interested parties visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' website. We offer here a translation of the main relevant points:

Guidelines            Information

Deadline March 31st, 2018.

For information about how to submit your application to the Italian Cultural Institute, please write to the following email addresses:  and in cc:



The Italian Ministry for Culture and Tourism awards prizes for published translations either from a foreign language into Italian or from an Italian original into a foreign language. The deadline for submitting an application is March 31st, 2018. For further information about the initiative, please visit the relevant webpage of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism.