Our Offices & Partners Abroad

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Residencies Overview

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Pro Helvetia has launched a call for residencies in Switzerland and the Arab region that is open until 10 March 2021. Furthermore, cultural practitioners can apply for research trips all year long. 

Promoting creative exchange between Switzerland and the Arab regionPro Helvetia supports residencies and research trips by cultural practitioners from Switzerland (e.g. artists, curators, event organisers, intermediaries) to the Arab region. In addition, Pro Helvetia supports residencies and research trips to Switzerland by Arab cultural practitioners from. Artists and cultural practitioners from the following fields may apply:

  • visual arts
  • design and interactive media
  • music
  • literature
  • performing arts
  • artists with a transdisciplinary focus.  

Funding is available for 

  • Residencies: These last for a maximum of three months and are advertised once a year (application deadline: 10 March). 
  • Research trips: These are limited to four weeks. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis but should be submitted at the latest three months before the start of the trip. 

Pro Helvetia Cairo Residencies Announcements