Research residency abroad

The Goethe-Institut funds research residencies abroad for performing artists based in Germany to help them to prepare internationally-oriented projects and to make contacts abroad.

The funding covers travel expenses and/or an expense allowance of 500 per week. 

Applications must be submitted by the Cultural Funding Application.

Applications must contain the following.

  • An informative description of your artistic research project including research concept, goals and timeframe
  • Information about the applicant
  • Applicant’s complete contact information
  • Bank account details (including IBAN and SWIFT Code) and name of contractual partner
  • A detailed financial budget (income, expenses, grants etc.) indicating any residual financial requirements (marked “funds requested”) and any public funding available
  • If funding to cover travel expenses and/or shipping fees is requested, submit two quotes (travel agencies, train fare, forwarders etc.) for purposes of comparison
  • Indicate whether the applicant has ever received Goethe-Institut funding for any projects in the past.
The application should be sent at least 10 weeks before the travel starts

To the Application Form