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First Culture Moves Europe Mobility Call is Now Open!

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The Culture Moves Europe call for individual artist mobilities opened 10th October. It will fund 7,000 artists and cultural professionals to go abroad for professional development, collaborations, or residencies.

Culture Moves Europe will be implemented by the Goethe-Institut with a €21 million budget over the next three years. This will fund up to 7,000 artists, creators and cultural professionals to go abroad for professional development or international collaborations, to co-produce, present their works to new audiences or undertake residencies lasting from one to ten months. It supports green and inclusive mobility in Europe and beyond.

The Culture Moves Europe call for individual artist mobilities opened on 10th October, 2022 with a first deadline of 31st October. Calls will operate monthly on a rolling basis until May 2023 with deadlines set for the end of each month. (See all the deadlines below).

This call for applications is open to artists and cultural professionals active in the field of culture, aged 18+, of all educational qualifications and levels of experience, legally residing in a Creative Europe country, for individuals or groups up to five people.

You can apply for funding for international collaborations, production residencies or professional development in another Creative Europe country or countries. The scheme offers additional costs around access and disability as well as family costs and supports climate sustainability.


Come along to our events in Dublin or Galway to find out more about Culture Moves Europe as well as Creative Europe funding.

  • Culture Moves Europe Irish launch, Thursday, 13th October, 4pm to 5.30pm in Goethe-Institut Irland, 37 Merrion Square East, Dublin 2. Please RSVP on Eventbrite.
  • Creative Europe supports for Artists + Cultural Professionals, Monday, 17th October, 14:00 – 15:30 in the O'Donoghue Centre for Drama, Theatre & Performance, University Road, Galway. Free registration.


For the full call details read and download the Culture Moves Europe Call Document to check eligibility, grant calculations, and requirements.

Every Friday at 10am Irish time (11am CET), Culture Moves Europe hosts a Question Time on Zoom. Register here to attend a Culture Moves Europe Question Time session.

When you are ready to apply for mobility funding, applications should be made via the Goethe-Institut application portal.

Launch of call for applications: 10th October 2022 with monthly rolling evaluations. This rolling call is open from 10th October 2022 to 31st May 2023, 23:59 CEST.

During the rolling call period, a 'cut-off' date will be set on the last day of each month. All applications received during that month will be evaluated. The best applications will be selected for funding taking in consideration the overall budget available.

Evaluations Period approximately 2 weeks following every cut-off dates. Publication of results approximately third weeks of each month until June 2023. Mobility period at any time, for the duration agreed within one year after signature of the grant agreement.

Funding application cut-off dates 2022 and 2023

  • 31st October 2022, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CEST)
  • No cut-off date in November 2022
  • 31st December 2022, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)
  • 31 January 2023, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)
  • 28 February 2023, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)
  • 31 March 2023, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)
  • 30 April 2023,11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)
  • 31 May 2023, 11pm Irish time (23:59 CET)

The Culture Moves Europe team is available to answer questions via or you can contact us if you have some general queries on this call.

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