Calls for application

Residents Sept. 2017 © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

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.

Prix Jeunesse International

PRIX JEUNESSE promotes, celebrates and honors the highest quality in children’s and youth television. From 25 – 30 May 2018 the 28th PRIX JEUNESSE INTERNATIONAL festival and competition will be held in Munich, Germany – the premier get-together for content, innovation and quality in kid's TV. This year’s Prix Jeunesse theme is „Resilience and Storytelling“.
Deadline for TV programme and interactivity entries: 11 December 2017

International Forum

The International Forum is a two-week scholarship programme organised by the Berliner Festspiele’s Theatertreffen and sponsors theatre makers from all parts of the world. As a field for creative experimentation and a space for utopian thought, it provides performative and discursive Exchange in an international context and endeavours to open hybrid spaces in which the boundaries between performing arts, visual arts and science become fluid. Engaging in forms of international cooperation is a defining element of this congregation of fellows.

Theatre makers up to the age of 35 can apply for a grant until December 15th 2017.


INPUT, a non-profit organisation of public television programme makers and broadcasters, organises an annual conference to discuss and challenge the boundaries of public TV. „Storytelling in the puplic interest“ - that is its slogan. The next INPUT will take place 30 April - 4 May 2018 in New York City.
Deadline for submission is 15 December 2017.


As an international platform for knowledge transfer, Forecast offers pioneers from anywhere in the world working in various disciplines the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition, and to present them to the public. Forecast transcends the boundaries of disciplines and genres to provide insight into creative production processes, and makes space for the questions on the minds of the next generation of trailblazers.
Deadline : 20th December 2017

Goethe-Institut Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Haus der Kunst

Inaugurated in 2013, the post-doctoral fellowship program is awarded to a promising and exceptional scholar for one academic year. The sixth fellowship is to start in August 2018.
Funded by the Goethe-Institut, the Goethe-Institut Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Haus der Kunst is designed for international emerging scholars whose research focuses on global perspectives on modern and contemporary art in the second half of the 20th century and the 21st century.
Application deadline: January 14th, 2018.