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Apply now: Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship 2019

The Frankfurt Book Fair's Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship has offered in cooperation with the DFJW and BIEF an intensive two-week training program to selected young booksellers and publishing employees since 2017. The program takes place between France and Germany and allows to establish valuable contacts, deepen their market knowledge and broaden their horizons through practical seminars and study trips in both countries.

Target Group: The Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship is aimed at young professional booksellers and publishing employees with a strong interest in the book market of the neighbouring country. Prerequisites are a completed a completed degree or training programme and knowledge of French.

Age limit: 30

Appointment and places: The Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship takes place from 30 May to 12 June 2018 in Germany and France.

Working languages: German and French

Content: Linguistic and intercultural preparation course as well as study trips with visits to selected publishing houses, booksstores and distribution centres in Germany and France.

Fellowship: The costs for the Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship (preparatory course, accommodation, food and travel) are covered by the Franco-German Youth Office (DFJW) in cooperation with programme partners Frankfurter Buchmesse and the society for promoting French literature abroad (BIEF). During study trips, participants receive a scholarship from the DFJW.

Application documents: Application letter, CV with information about your French language and letter of recommendation from your employer

Deadline: 1 December 2018

Contact: Alexane Lepoan, Frankfurter Buchmesse – lepoan(at)book-fair.com

Conditions of participation and further details about the program can be found on the Frankfurt Book Fair's website.

October 2018