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New Culture Moves Europe Call for Residency Hosts

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The first call for residency hosts under the Culture Moves Europe mobility scheme opens on 15th March with a deadline of 15th June 2023.

This Culture Moves Europe call provides financial support to organisations and individual artists registered as legal entity that want to host international artists and cultural professionals for a residency project.

The residency action targets hosts working in the following sectors:

  • architecture
  • cultural heritage
  • design and fashion design
  • literary translation
  • music
  • performing arts
  • visual arts

The application process is divided in two phases: the selection of hosts; and the confirmation of the invited artists, creators and cultural professionals selected by hosts.

Eligibility criteria

To be able to apply, you must:

  • be a representative of an organisation or a person registered as a legal entity.
  • organise activities connected to at least one of the listed sectors above.
  • regularly organise artistic and cultural activities or/and have the capacity such as facility, services, staff and mentoring to implement an artistic and cultural residency project.
  • invite at least 1 and a maximum of 5 artists or cultural professionals, to take part in the residency project, who legally reside in at least one other Creative Europe country.

The project must last a minimum of 22 days and a maximum of 300 days. Hosted individuals should all be part of the residency project at the same time and for the same duration. The residency project and stay of the individuals must be uninterrupted. Each hosted individual must be present at the host’s premises and must work on their residency project a minimum of 70% of their time.

For the full list of eligibility criteria, please refer to the call details and documentation which is available on the call page here.

Download the full call document for the Culture Moves Europe Residency Action Call for Residency Hosts - First call from 15 March to 15 June 2023 here. This document outlines in full all the details of the call including eligibility, timelines, costs, grants, evaluation process and more.


This first call for residency hosts is open from 15th March 2023 until 15th June 2023, 22.59 Irish time (23.59 Central European Time).*

To fill in the online application form, applicants must first create an account on the Goethe-Application Portal and apply on their funding portal.

Inclusion and Sustainability

Culture Moves Europe will grant special support to people living with disabilities and those taking care of children. It will also provide special support to those travelling to and from overseas countries and territories as well as the outermost regions of the EU. The call for residency hosts aims to maintain a gender and geographical balance among its grantees. Culture Moves Europe is equally committed to operate in a sustainable and environmentally responsible way.

* The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. You can read our full Disclaimer here.

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