In January 2018 the Vertalersvakschool Amsterdam (http://www NULL.vertalersvakschool (Amsterdam Academy for literary translation) will open an academy in Antwerp in cooperation with Vlaams Fonds voor de Letteren (http://www NULL.fondsvoordeletteren (Flemish Literary Fund). The academy starts with a pilot of two trimesters and offers courses in translation from German, English or French literature into Dutch. Experienced literary translators will be the supervisors who teach the students the tricks of the trade and help them to find their way to literary publishers.

The academy offers a two year part-time programme. Each trimester a different teacher supervises eight evenings of translation. Successful students receive a certificate with the names of the translators they have worked with, to help them to get in touch with a literary publisher.

Interested students can apply to


Academy for literary translation Antwerp opens its doors in January 2018
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