Study Visits for Academics - Artists and Architects

    DAAD grants provide young foreign academics and artists with an opportunity to continue their education in Germany. There are funding programmes for various qualification phases and stages in a career.

    The aim of this programme is to promote artistic cooperations with German host institutions.


    Who can apply?

    University teachers from the following disciplines:

    • Architecture (Interior Design, Monument Conservation, Urban Planning/Urban Development, Regional Planning, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning)

    • Fine Art, Film, Design/Visual Communication

    • Performing Arts (Drama, Direction, Musicals, Dance, Performance Studies, Choreography, etc.)

    • Music


    What can be funded?

    • Study visits at state or state-recognised universities in Germany for artistic cooperations with a host institution. A study visit can also take place at several host institutions.

    • Funding may only be claimed once within three years.


    • Monthly payments of

      2,000 euros for assistant teachers, assistant professors and lecturers,

      2,150 euros for professors

    • Travel allowance, unless these expenses are covered by the home country or another source of funding

    • Other payments cannot be made.

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