Literary Scholarships 2014

The Villa Decius Association and the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation invite German writers, translators of German literature into Polish, and translators of Polish literature into German to apply for residential scholarships at the Villa Decius in Krakow. The deadline for applications is 31 May 2014. The duration of the residency is 3 month (from September to November 2014). Applications are to be sent via e-mail directly to the below address, to the attention of Villa Decius’s project coordinator.

Who can apply?

  • Writers from Germany who have published at least one book;
  • Translators of German literature into the Polish language;
  • Translators of Polish literature into the German language.


What does the scholarship include?

  • accommodation at the Łaski House, an annex to the historic Villa Decius palace in a beautiful park setting in Krakow (one-person room with washroom facilities and free internet access, shared kitchen);
  • a monthly stipend of 3.000 PLN (approx. 700 EUR) gross;
  • support from the Villa Decius Association in preparing for the stay, organizing literary meetings, interviews and workshops as well as networking with publishers and literary critics.


How to apply?

Applications (either in Polish or German language) including a copy of an identity document, curriculum vitae, a list of translations/publications, a letter of motivation, as well as a plan for the scholarship period, are to be sent via e-mail to: gosia@villa.org.pl by 31 May 2014.


Decisions regarding scholarship applications will be made jointly by the Villa Decius Association and the Foundation for Polish-German Cooperation, and will be announced by 14 July 2014.


Project coordinator:

Małgorzata Różańska









 Partnerem Projektu jest Województwo Małopolskie

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