Akademie Schloss Solitude Residency Program in Germany 2021

Applications are currently open for the Akademie Schloss Solitude Residency Program in Germany in 2021.

Akademie Schloss Solitude supports young artists, scholars, scientists, as well as cultural and economic professionals via residential fellowships.

Worth of Award

The fellowship includes the following benefits:

  • A free, furnished living/working studio including electricity, water, and heating,
  • A monthly fellowship grant of € 1,200,
  • Travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis).

The Akademie also offers optional additional benefits which are adjustable in accordance with the current budget situation:

  • Transport expenses subsidy for the carriage of materials, tools, instruments, and books to Stuttgart and from Stuttgart to the fellow’s home town,
  • Project funding and one-off materials subsidy,
  • Health insurance in the case of non-EU fellowship candidates.


You can apply for the Akademie Schloss Solitude Residency Program if you

  • are aged up to 40 years,
  • have completed your studies,
  • speak English, or German, or French. The knowledge of either English, German or French is a prerequisite for application,
  • are willing to have your permanent residence in Stuttgart for the fellowship’s duration (obligation to register as a Stuttgart citizen during the residence).
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Please note that applications from those still enrolled in degree programs during the application round will not be considered. PhD candidates may submit applications.

You cannot apply if you are

  • older than 40 years,
    (A very limited number of fellowships are awarded regardless of the applicants’ age.
    Decisions relating to the above will be made by the responsible jurors.)
  • still studying,
  • applying for a fellowship from the Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg Art Foundation) at the same time,
  • a former fellow of the Akademie Schloss Solitude.

How to Apply

All applications should be made online via the official website.

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Deadline: The application round and ends on November 30, 2021.


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