Course details

Pro Helvetia supports the translation of works by Swiss writers, within Switzerland and abroad. More information on our website:

Pro Helvetia also supports residencies for foreign translators working on a work of a Swiss writer in these three destinations: Translation House Looren (CH,, Collège International des Traducteurs Littéraires CITL in Arles (F, and Europäisches Übersetzer-Kollegium Straelen (D, Applications must be sent directly to the Residency. If you need more information, please contact Pro Helvetia.

Furthermore, Pro Helvetia offers the possibility for young talented translators working on a Swiss book, to be accompanied by a more experienced translator. This Mentorship is meant for translators that have not yet published a translation, but who have a contract with a publisher. For details on the procedure, please contact Anna Schlossbauer:

Language combinations:

  • German-All languages
  • French-All languages
  • Italian-All languages
  • Romansh-All languages

Type of course: Non-academic / other

Institution: Pro Helvetia

Contact name: Angelika Salvisberg

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