KulturKontakt Austria

General information

Brief description of organisation

KulturKontakt Austria is a European competence and resource centre for the core areas of education, cultural education with schools in Austria, international educational cooperation, and Artists in Residence programmes for artists from other countries.

More information can be found at www.kulturkontakt.or.at

Brief description of residency program

In co-operation with KulturKontakt Austria, the Austrian Federal Chancellery makes available 50 residencies in Austria (Vienna and Salzburg) per year.

A basic working knowledge of German or English is required. The age limit for applicants is 40 years.

Residency program since


Disciplines and media
  • Visual Art
  • Literature
  • New Media
  • Art photography • Video and media art • Composition • Literature • Literature for children and young people • Literary translation • Arts and Cultural Education
Type of organisation
  • Independent Association/Foundation

Residency conditions

Duration of residencies
  • between 1 and 3 months
Number of artists resident at one time

between 11 and 16

Companions allowed
  • Other


Grants available

for visual arts , art photography, video and media art, composition, literature , literature for children and young people, literary translation, cultural education

Expenses paid by artist
  • Travel
Expectations of the artist
  • Presentation
  • Exhibition

readings, concerts

Expenses paid by the organisation
  • Allowance/Stipend
Application who/how

Open Call

Selection procedure

By Committee

Presentation of artists' work

Exhibition at end of Residency

Description of residency



  • Internet Connection
  • Kitchen
Number of studios


Type and size of studios

Shared Studio

  • Shared Apartment
Working language(s)
  • English
  • German
Other activities happening at the space
  • Gallery Walks, readings, concerts

How to reach

Nearest airport


Contact information

KulturKontakt Austria
Universitätsstraße 5
1010 Vienna


Phone: 43 1 523 87 65-0
Fax: 43 1 523 87 65-20

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