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International Exchange Grants


We support literary events and activities aimed at expanding international exchange of Korean literature through our open call program.

International Exchange Grants


  • Overseas publishers
  • Overseas higher education institutes for Korean studies
  • Individual organizers or organizing committees of literary festivals or events


  • Literary events or activities aimed at expanding international exchange of Korean literature
  • Academic seminars or conferences on Korean literature or translation
  • Other events or activities related to the globalization of Korean literature

Support Details

  • Direct expenses: advertising, honorarium, rent, airfare, accommodation and transportation fees, etc.

    ※ Our grant cannot be used to cover operating costs (personnel expenses, etc.)

  • The exact amount of the grant is decided in consideration of a number of factors including our total budget and local prices.

    ※ The grant is paid in euros for countries using the euro and in US dollars for all other countries.

Required Documents

  • 1Application (in Korean or English). Please use the form provided. Your application must include detailed information about the amount of funding requested, a budget plan, the project schedule, etc.Click to download form

  • 2Information about the institute and the person in charge (in Korean or English) including any previous history of exchange events

  • 3Other supporting documents: project plan, contracts, promotional materials, letters of invitation

Deadline & Announcement

Deadline & Announcement
QuaterDeadlineAnnouncement of Results
FirstMarch 31End of April
SecondJune 30End of July
ThirdSeptember 30End of October
FourthDecember 31End of January the next year

※ Applications are accepted for forthcoming events only.

※ The deadline closes at 24:00 KST.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted by email only (

Selection Criteria

  • Viability of the business plan
  • Appropriateness of the funding request
  • Contribution to the promotion of Korean literature and culture
  • Competence of the applicant

Post-selection Procedures

  • The selected candidate will sign a Memorandum of Agreement for the International Exchange Grant with LTI Korea.
  • In principle, the grant will be paid in two installments. However, at the discretion of LTI Korea, it may be paid in full in one installment before or after the project.
  • The project must be carried out and completed within the time frame specified on the application. Any change in schedule must be discussed and agreed upon by LTI Korea in advance.
  • A final report and proof of expenditure must be submitted within one month of the completion of the project. The second installment of the grant will be paid as per the report.


  • Documents submitted with your application will not be returned.
  • LTI Korea reserves the right to request modifications or adjustments in the project plan.
  • The selected candidate must execute the budget in accordance with the amounts and items approved by LTI Korea.

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