Residencies and exchange programmes are much important for the artists’ international careers: They offer access to networks and possibly new markets; they create links between local art scenes and international artists and audiences. Therefore they play a key role within the mobility infrastructure.
The following organisations and networks share information on residencies and exchange programmes and related topics.
You can read here the final report of the OMC Working Group on "Artists’ Residencies", a group of national experts from the EU Member States.
is an international network of artist residency programmes, representing the interests of centres and organisations in 50 countries worldwide that offer to international artists facilities and conditions conducive for making art. The website includes a database where one can search for residencies and open calls for application. is a knowledge centre on artist-in-residence opportunities. At Trans Artists one can find all about facts, use and value of international artist-in-residence programmes as well as other opportunities for artists to stay and work elsewhere 'for art's sake'.
A high number of artist residencies are supported by by the Federal Government and the Federal States (effective May 2015).
The Goethe-Institut offers at an overview of residencies in Germany.
A collection of residencies in Finland is available at the webpage of the .
is an information platform for artists, residencies and guest studios in Switzerland.
provides information and resources on Spanish artist in residency programmes.
- online database of artist-in-residence programs in Japan
residencias_en_red - Ibero American platform of residencies in Latin America
BAM The Flemish Institute for Visual, Audiovisual and Media Art collects residencies in Belgium