Call for individual mobility of artists and cultural professionals - Culture moves Europe

Creative Europe / European Commission

31 May, 2024

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Who can apply for the individual mobility action?

The individual mobility action is open for all artists and cultural professionals who are legal residents of the Creative Europe countries and at least 18 years old. What counts is not your nationality, but your country of legal residence.

Find a list of all Creative Europe countries

The individual mobility action covers the sectors of architecture, cultural heritage, design and fashion design, literary translation, music, performing arts and visual arts. No matter if you are an established artist or taking your first steps into the cultural sphere, we support your ideas, creativity, and connections.

What projects are supported through the individual mobility action?  

You can apply with a proposal to carry out a project with a partner of your choice in a Creative Europe country which is not your country of residence.

The project should pursue one of the following goals:   

  • to explore: To explore Europe’s rich cultural heritage to inform, direct or inspire your creativity
  • to create: To co-create or co-develop art with artists or cultural professionals from other countries
  • to learn: To participate in non-formal learning
  • to connect: To develop or deepen your international professional relationships

 The partner can be, for example, a fellow artist, an organisation or a venue in your country of destination. An invitation letter, meeting confirmation, co-production agreement or similar document is accepted as proof for your partnership.

You can apply either as an individual or as a group of up to 5 persons.   

  • if you are an individual, you can travel for a duration of 7 to 60 days
  • groups can travel from 7 to 21 days

Please note that you or your group can only travel to one single destination and that your mobility cannot be interrupted.

Important: Culture Moves Europe cannot be used to only present your work in a professional setting (for example to travel to an exhibition, concert or performance).

For more information, visit the European Commission website.

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