Publication Grant


1. Purpose and Eligibility

Publication Grant supports foreign scholars to publish or translate relevant monographs, doctoral dissertations, or founding relevant academic journals on Sinology and/or China Studies.

The leading applicant must be non-Chinese citizen, and the book will be published in other countries and areas than P.R.China.

2. Application materials

• A brief description of the nature and scope of the publication project and its importance to the field;

• At least a 30-pages sample in Chinese;

• A budget;

• Letters of recommendation from at least 2 referees in the area of the proposal;

• Publisher contract or letter of intent from foreign publishers with a specified timeline for completion of the project.

3. How to apply

Applicants shall log in on, download and fill in the application form, sign it before scanning it and sending it to, and then post the application forms and other supporting documents required (both Chinese and English versions) in one packet to the Confucius Institute Headquarters.

4. Funding

The grant covers expenses for editing, translation, publication, circulation and advertising. The exact expenses will be approved according to the application.

Contact Information

Contact person: HUANG Mei   
Fax: +86-10-5859 5762
Division of Sinology and China Studies,
Confucius Institute Headquarters (HANBAN)

You should also contact Groningen Confucius Institute, in English or Chinese for a recommendation.
Contact person: Ms. Shuang Song

Groningen Confucius Institute
Correspondence address:
Oude Boteringestraat 44
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

Visiting address:
Oude Boteringestraat 42
9712 GL Groningen
The Netherlands

tel. +31 (0)50 - 36 34 688