Open Calls

100% Acrylic Art Guards by Agata Olek Photo: See-ming Lee (CC BY-SA 2.0, adapted.

Here you will find a selection of current international and national open calls and opportunities (i.e. competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, residencies and grants) across art forms for artists, creators, translators and makers to participate in exciting international programmes.

If you would like to see an opportunity added to our listing, please don’t hesitate to contact us. Listings are regularly updated.

Apply by 6 March
Grants to professional translators

Ever thought of spending time in Germany to concentrate on your translation project? The Goethe-Institut is offering grants for six- or eight-week working holidays in Dresden und Ostholstein. Eligible translators with published translations in German literature (novels, poetry and essays) are invited to apply.

Apply by 25 March
Artificial Intelligence in Residence

Two contemporary artists based in France and in Germany are invited to work on projects relating to Artificial Intelligence in Edinburgh and Glasgow in June and July 2020. Please submit your proposal until the 25th of March.

Apply by 29 March
24-hour digital Thinkathon - Our Digital Future, C'est ICI

Create and develop a project about digital inclusion with other young people to influence politics, and get the chance to win exciting prizes. A project by the Goethe-Institut, ThinkYoung and Carrefour Jeunesse NDG and funded by the European Union.

Apply by 31 March
ATLAS – create your dance trails 2020

ATLAS is a five-week choreographic training programme (8 July to 12 August 2020) for artists with first choreographic experiences. There will be individual coaching by the dance dramaturg Guy Cools and meetings wth fellow artists.