Korean, English
1 to 2 months (within the program period June 2014 - Februar
Paid by host:
    • Financial Support: Living expenses (around 3 million KRW per month) and return airfare (provided separately from living expenses).
  • Application guidelines:

    Please send to [email protected] the following required Documents

    1. Residency Program application form (to download on KLTI website)
    2. Personal statement (any format, around 3 pages of A4)
    3. Translation research activity proposal (any format, around 4 pages of A4)
    4. Agreement to the collection of personal information (to download on KLTI website)
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    Literature Translation Institute of Korea

    Literature Translation Institute of Korea

    Residency Program for Translation Research in Korean Literature

    LTI Korea hosts the Residency Program for Translation Research in Korean Literature to offer the very best translators the opportunity to come face to face with the flow of Korean literary and creative culture and gain a deeper understanding of the works they work on. The experience is intended to facilitate the production of truly outstanding translations.

    Activities Provided: meetings between translators and writers to enable outstanding translation, literary tours, translations seminars etc.

    Translators, scholars and translation/publication professionals residing overseas who meet with one of the following conditions:

    • Has had at least 1 translated work (literature/cultural/arts) published overseas
    • Has been the recipient of a Korean or international prize for the translation of a Korean literary, cultural or artistic text
    • Has made a significant contribution to the dissemination of Korean literature overseas
    Contact information

    Korea Literature Translation Institute
    Samseong-dong 108-5, Gangnam-gu
    South Korea

    alex_b [at]