Cooperation Agreement between the Ministry of Culture and the network "TRADUKI"

Ministry of Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

To enable the participation and benefit of applicants from Albania for funding cultural projects such as translations, publications, writers' residences, etc.


Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
Main feature of the measure:

The relationship with TRADUKI, as one of the active and influential networks of European literature, was institutionalized on 23.01.2014, through the signing of the framework agreement by the Minister of Culture, Mirela Kumbaro Furxhi and Director of TRADUKI Ms. Antje Contius. With the signing of this agreement, the Ministry of Culture pays an annual fee of € 10,000, but the benefit received by applicants from Albania for translations, residences and projects in three years of membership exceeds € 35,000 per year.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:


To receive as much funding as possible for the benefit of Albanian authors, translators and publishers.


Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

30.000 Euros by Albanian Government

Main conclusions of the evaluation of the measure:

By "Traduki" network are supported dozens of translations from Balkan or German language in Albanian language, residency expenses for authors and translators as well as support for their mobility.


During three years 2014-2016 financial support from "Traduki" was:

  • Number of funded translations: 10
  • Total funding amount for translations: 31.400 Euros
  • Number of other funded projects: 2
  • Total funding amount for projects: 7.000 Euros
  • Funding amount for the residences of Albanian authors: 27.000 Euros
  • Funding amount for the residences of foreign authors in Albania 30.000 Euros

Total amount 95.400 Euros

Indicators used to determine impact:
Number of winning projects, the amount of funds received.