Schloss Wiepersdorf > Residency Fellowships for Artists and Writers (Germany)


The Cultural Foundation Schloss Wiepersdorf awards residency fellowships to artists and writers from Germany and abroad working in:

  • Literature (incl. poetry, prose, dramatic arts, essay, screenplay, criticism, translation).

  • Science/Romanticism (Academic writing and research/Humanities and social sciences with themes on the epoch and sentiments of Romanticism).

  • Science/Topics focusing on the previously divided Germany (Academic writing and research/Questions relating to the history of East and West Germany during the period of division).

  • Fine arts (incl. painting, graphic arts, sculpture, media arts, and photography).

  • Composition (incl. sound design, sound installation, sound performance, conducting).

The residency fellowship takes place at Schloss Wiepersdorf in Fläming, Germany, lasts for three months, and is granted for the periods March to May, June to August, and September to November.

The organisers cover:

  • Room and board at Schloss Wiepersdorf.

  • A monthly cash stipend of €1200 and a one-time grant of €480 to cover material expenses. (If the stay is shortened, the material cost grant is reduced by €160 per month.)

  • Visa costs will be covered for fellows from countries requiring a visa for Germany.

Applicants must have completed an artistic or academic course of study, be working on a doctorate, or have distinguished themselves through publications or long-standing professional artistic or academic work, and be able to provide samples of their work to substantiate this. Students are not eligible.

Deadline: 15 April 2020

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