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Frankfurt Book Fair's Exchange and Support Programmes
Our support programmes enable up-and-coming and high potential industry professionals to exchange ideas and create networks across continents.

The Frankfurt Fellowship Programme

We promote young international publishers
The Frankfurt Fellowship was launched to mark the 50th anniversary of the Frankfurt Book Fair in 1998 and to support up-and-coming international publishing professionals. Over the last years, it has created a close network within the international publishing industry. More than 288 participants from 57 countries have taken part in the programme to date.
Read more about the Programme

Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship for young booksellers and publishing professionals

An exchange beyond borders The Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship for young booksellers and publishing professionals offers top industry professionals the opportunity to participate in a three-month exchange programme in the respective partner country from April to June.
Read more about the Programme (in German)

German-French programme for young translators

The Georges Arthur Goldschmidt Programme is aimed at young literary translators from Switzerland, France and Germany. Each year, it enables five German-speaking and five French-speaking young translators to meet with German and French publishers from both countries and to work on translation projects under the guidance of experienced translators.
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Fellowship Programmes, Editors' Trips
Niki Théron
Frankfurter Buchmesse
Niki Théron
t: +49 (0) 69 2102167
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46167
theron@book-fair.com


Paris-Frankfurt Fellowship, Goldschmidt programme
Nina Garde
Frankfurter Buchmesse
Nina Garde
t: +49 (0) 69 2102 168
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46168
garde@book-fair.com
Invitation Programme
Marife Boix-Garcia
Frankfurter Buchmesse
Marife Boix-Garcia
t: +49 (0) 69 2102257
f: +49 (0) 69 2102 46257
boix@book-fair.com

The Invitation Programme

Einladungsprogramm Welcome

Each year a group of small publishers from Asia, Africa, Latin America and Central and Eastern Europe are invited to exhibit at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Organised by the Frankfurt Book Fair and co-financed by the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, this programme makes it possible for a group of publishers to introduce themselves at the industry's biggest get-together in the world.
Read more about the Programme