Our Offices & Partners Abroad

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Artist in Residence Contours

Residencies: Call for 2024 applications is now open!

Deadline: 1 March 2023

We’re pleased to announce the launch of the annual open call for applications for the Pro Helvetia residency programme!

Residencies aim to foster creative exchange between artists and cultural practitioners in Switzerland and their counterparts in Southern, East, Central and West Africa. Residencies, which have a maximum duration of three months, provide artists the opportunity to live and work for an extended period of time in a different cultural environment, to build international networks, gain inspiration and develop new projects and collaborations.

“[Residencies] give the possibility to confront one’s vision and work with a reality that can be extremely different, which enriches any practice more or less deeply and can transform it.” 

Magali Dougoud, artist in residence 2022

Interested in applying for a residency in 2024?

Find out more about the application process and selection criteria


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Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.