The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD is proud to offer financial aid for foreign artists. These opportunities are available in the field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture as well as Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography.
These study scholarships aim to provide foreign applicants from the field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture as well as Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography with an opportunity to complete a course of extension studies, without gaining a formal degree of qualification, at a German state (public) or state-recognized institution of higher education.
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Study Subject: These opportunities are awarded in the field of Fine Art, Design, Film, Music and Architecture as well as Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography.
Award: These financial aid positions will cover the following:
- The DAAD will pay a monthly scholarship of 750 Euros. As a rule, the program additionally includes certain payments towards health insurance cover in Germany. In addition, the DAAD generally will pay an appropriate flat-rate travel allowance, unless these costs are covered by the home country or by another funding source. Furthermore, the DAAD will pay a study allowance and, where appropriate, a rent subsidy and family allowance.
Number of Awards: Not known
The award can be taken in Germany
- As a rule, scholarships for the attendance of a course of extension studies are awarded to applicants who have exhausted the training possibilities available to them in their home country and have – as far as possible – concluded these studies with an appropriate degree. No more than six years should generally have passed between the time when they gained their degree and the time of this application.
- Applicants who have been residents in Germany for longer than one year at the time of application cannot be considered.
Nationality: Foreign applicants are eligible for these endowments.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirement: Applicants must be artists.
English Language Requirement: Applicants must have proficiency in English.
How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.
- In addition, special leaflets for the fields of Fine Art, Design and Film, for Music and for Drama, Direction, Dance and Choreography provide information on aspects such as the work samples (portfolio) which applicants need to submit.
Application Deadline: November 30