Monographs in the areas of the humanities and the social sciences



Winners of the FNP MONOGRAPHS and TRANSLATIONS Programmes

Laureates of the FNP MONOGRAPHS programme


Funding of publication of original and previously unpublished works in the humanities and social sciences selected by competition. See the page of the FNP MONOGRAPHS series.


Works may be submitted for the competition by the author of works in the humanities and social sciences written in Polish. Collective works, master’s theses and bachelor’s theses are not accepted for the competition.


The Foundation covers the costs of publication of the book in the FNP Monographs series and provides an honorarium.

Programme beneficiaries may also obtain funding for translation into a major language of a work previously published in the FNP Monographs series after 1.01.2012 (TRANSLATIONS/TRANSLACJE competition). A condition for applying for a subvention is documented interest from a recognised foreign publisher in publication and distribution of the work. Application for funding of translation.


Works to be considered for the competition should be submitted to the Foundation with a completed and signed application. Please send:

– two copies of the typescript printed in A4 format (Times New Roman size 12, 1.5 spacing), comb-bound or perfect-bound

– an application filed in electronic form

– an electronic version of the work recorded in an online database (the entire text should be included in one electronic file). NOTE: the work should be enclosed on a disk only it exceeds 30 MB, preventing it from being recorded in the database.

The maximum length of a work is 25 publisher’s sheets (1 = 40,000 characters with spaces). We request that submissions contain a complete set of fully edited materials including footnotes and a bibliography. If a doctoral dissertation is submitted, please take into account reviewers’ comments in the text of the book. Specific guidelines on preparation of the work can be found in the publishing instructions for authors.

The competition takes place on a rolling basis. Submitted applications are reviewed by the Publishing Board at sessions taking place approx. every two months. The waiting time for a decision is approx. 4-6 months.

The role of competition jury is played by the Publishing Board, consisting of figures of authority in the academic community appointed for a four-year term by the Foundation Managing Board.

In the current term, the Board comprises:

  • Michał Buchowski
  • Edmund Kizik
  • Joanna Odrowąż-Sypniewska
  • Andrzej Pieńkos
  • Paweł Zajas

The works selected by the Editorial Board are published in the FNP Monographs series, which consists of nearly 200 titles to date.


13 March 2023

Upcoming calls for proposals

15 May 2023


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