Culture Moves Europe - Call for Residency Hosts

Deadline :
June 15, 2023 11:55 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
Partners required:

Funding Programme

Creative Europe is the EU’s funding programme for providing support to the culture and audiovisual sectors.

Call overview

This call provides financial support to organisations and individual artists that want to host international artists and cultural professionals for a residency project.

Call details

The Culture Moves Europe residency action provides financial support to organisations and artists registered as legal entities, in one of the 40 Creative Europe countries. The purpose of the grant is to welcome international artists and cultural professionals at your premises to implement a residency project. The participating artists and cultural professionals must be legal residents in a Creative Europe country that is different from the host’s country. With this grant, Creative Europe supports your efforts to give an international profile to your activities either if you are an established organisation or one that has been recently founded.

Specifically, the residency action targets legal entities(e.g. non-for-profit, private, public bodies, foundations, etc.) that are active in these sectors:

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

Activities funded

You can apply for funding for a residency project with a proposal that includes its objectives, expected impact and duration. You will act as a mentor to artists and cultural professionals: you should provide the environment, support and equipment adapted to their field of expertise, so that they can focus on their individual or collective projects.

The residency project should pursue one or two of the following objectives:

  • To explore
  • To conduct research, to investigate and work on a specific theme or a new concept.
  • To create
  • To engage in a collective creative process seeking to produce a new piece of artistic/cultural work.
  • To learn
  • To enhance the participants’ competences through non-formal learning or collaboration with a specialist.
  • To connect
  • To develop a network, to strengthen the participants’ professional development.
  • To transform
  • To enable societal change in line with the New European Bauhaus values and principles.


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 (i.e 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 residency grant contributes to the costs connected to hosting international artists and cultural professionals and their mobility. See the full budget breakdown in the call document.


The residency project presented by the applicants must last a minimum of 22 days and a maximum of 300 days. When applying, you must choose one of the following durations:

  • short-term residency project: between 22 and 60 days
  • medium-term residency project: between 61 and 120 days
  • long-term residency project: between 121 and 300 days

Apply now

Deadline :
June 15, 2023 11:55 PM

Brussels time

Project Duration:
Funding available:
Partners required: