Who: Architects, curators and scholars who have completed a relevant degree. The applicants must mainly work and live in Germany.
Duration: 2 – 3 months (January to March 2020)
Closing date for applications: 30 September 2019
In 2020, the Rotterdam branch of the Goethe-Institut in the Netherlands will again be offering candidates from the fields of architecture, landscape design, urban development, architectural science and architecture curation the possibility to spend two to three months in Rotterdam. The objective of this architectural scholarship is to provide the candidate with the opportunity to conduct research on a project relating to the architecture of the city of Rotterdam. It will enable the candidate to acquaint themselves with the local architectural scene, to establish new contacts and develop existing contacts, and to exchange ideas and initiatives. The programme is organized in cooperation with the Rotterdam Architecture Institute AIR and Observatorium, a collective of local artists.
Current open callThe programme is open to architects, curators and scholars who have completed a relevant degree. The applicants must mainly work and live in Germany.
The residency in Rotterdam will be from January to March 2020. The exact period will be arranged in coordination with the Goethe-Institut Rotterdam.
The scholarship is subject to a residency obligation.
ApplicationApplication documents are only to be submitted via E-Mail. Please send your application documents within the application period as a PDF-file (max 5MB) to: Dr. Claudia Curio – firstname.lastname@example.org, Cultural Department, Goethe-Institut Rotterdam
We look forward to receiving your application.
Application documentsThe following application documents (preferably in Dutch or English) are required:
- Informal letter
- Documentation about previous and current activities
- Clear description of the proposed project
- Short biography
Closing Date fop ApplicationThe application documents must be digitally submitted no later than 30 September 2019 to: Dr. Claudia Curio – email@example.com, Cultural Department, Goethe-Institut Rotterdam
Selection procedureThe scholarship is awarded on the basis of the quality of the project proposed for the residency in Rotterdam. A jury of prestigious experts appointed by the Goethe-Institut in the Netherlands will select the winning proposal.
Features of the programThe scholarship includes
- the complimentary use of an apartment and
- a monthly grant for living expenses and working materials of EUR 1,500 for a maximum period of three months.
- In addition, there will be a nonrecurring reimbursement for travelling costs to and from Rotterdam. If the candidate will be travelling by car, the reimbursement will be limited to a maximum of EUR 130 in accordance with the Bundesreisekostengesetz (BRKG).
The apartment is on the top floor of the Goethe-Institut in Rotterdam, which is located in a central but quiet area. In addition to a built-in kitchen and a bathroom, it consists of a living room, a bedroom, and a study. A telephone and internet connection is provided.
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