Global exchange stipends of the Federal State of Berlin – for all disciplines

Target group / Purpose of funding

The global cultural exchange stipends are awarded to support the artistic development of professional artists. Stipends are awarded for the realization of work / projects in cooperation with an institutional partner at any location worldwide of the artist’s choice.

Eligibility and conditions

  • Stipends are awarded to artists who have won recognition for the quality of their work and are able to verify this with their portfolio.
  • Applications must be accompanied by an invitation from a cooperation partner.
  • Recipients are required to remain on location for a minimum of 1 month during their residency.
  • Artists applying to this programme must live and work in Berlin.
  • Applicants may not be enrolled at a higher education institution.
  • Artists holding passports from non-EU Member States are only eligible to apply if they hold a valid residency permit which qualifies them for self-employment.

Funding volume

The stipend is dispensed in monthly payments of €2,500 over the funding period. Residencies are to be for a duration of 3 months.

Call for applications

Calls for applications to this programme are issued in June of each year for residencies in the following year.

Application procedure

Please refer to the current version of the programme flyer for detailed information on submitting an application.

INFORMATION SHEET on artist-in-residence stipends of the federal state of Berlin for 2018 all disciplines – worldwide

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Please submit your application – together with all relevant documentation – online.

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