Berlin Border Movement Residency

BMR is a joint residency program of the Goethe-Institut, Wild City, Ableton and Musicboard Berlin, which enables musicians from South Asia to spend up to three months in Berlin. For these an individual program is put together.

BMR encourages musicians from all backgrounds and genres to apply. Applicants are not required to have had any formal training and we are especially interested in musicians who double up as promoters, bookers, label owners, bloggers, journalists, writers, instrument builders, videographers, musicologists and educators.



  • coverage of all travel, accommodation, food and production costs for the project
maximum three months

Application Guidelines: 
  • Age: 18 - 40 years during the stay
  • Applicants from India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Nepal or the Maldives
  • Current call for applications and application documents on the website