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Announcing the bangaloREsidency 2020© Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

Call for applications

Cultural exchange thrives through personal encounters. The Goethe-Institut and its partners offer varied opportunities in residencies, trainings and workshops in Germany, in India or online. Recent opportunities are listed on this page.

C3: Codes, Creativity, Communities

C3: Codes, Creativity, Communities invites applications from artists, musicians, film-makers, writers, coders, and creative cultural practitioners from all fields. The program aims to build on and contribute to existing open source knowledge platforms and resources, to extend existing communities, networks, platforms, and databases with a collaborative approach, and to move towards innovation efficiently. 

Deadline: 31st July 2021

Indo-European Residency Kolkata 2021

In 2021, for the first time, fourth interdisciplinary Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata is being organised on a digital platform, thus ensuring that the residency takes place notwithstanding the prevailing COVID situation. The Indo-European Residency Project Kolkata 2021 is supported by EUNIC – European Union National Institutes for Culture, which is Europe’s network of national cultural institutes and organizations active in cultural relations.
Call for application is applicable to German nationals only.

Deadline: 31.07.2021

SAAI – Super Artistic AI – Factory

SAAI - Super Artistic AI - Factory is the first contemporary art based Hackathon on artificial intelligence. SAAI Factory calls for hackers, artists, coders, designers, tech evangelists, creatives, and developers from all disciplines to explore artificial intelligence as a means and field of artistic practice.
International teams created via online social encounter and match-making will be mentored through the Hackathon by internationally renowned experts. All partaking creators, project ideas and prototypes will be presented at the International Summer Festival in Hamburg.

Deadline for Applications: Friday, 6 August 2021.

K3 Residency Programme

K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg provides three eight-month residencies to choreographers, who are currently at the beginning of their career and have produced some choreographic work of their own. The residency starts in August 2022 and runs until April 2023. It includes a monthly scholarship, production budget, and dramaturgical support, as well as participation in training, courses, etc.

Deadline for the application is 12 August 2021.

International Coproduction Fund

International coproductions epitomize a form of artistic collaboration involving partnership and dialogue. With a view to encouraging new collaborative working processes and innovative productions involving international cultural exchange, the Goethe-Institut set up a new coproduction fund in the summer of 2016 to promote new working networks and approaches within a global context and to explore new forms of intercultural collaboration.

Deadline: 30 September 2021

German Chancellor Fellowship

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation grants up to 60 German Chancellor Fellowships every year to prospective leaders from India, Brazil, China, Russia, South Africa and the USA – irrespective of their field of work. The Fellowship brings the selected candidates to Germany for one year to conduct a socially-relevant project that they have developed independently, to work with a German host and mentor of their choice.

Application deadline: October 15, 2021