1 March 2019


Lebanon, Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, and Switzerland.

(Fully Funded)


Studio Residencies 2020.

A studio residency (3 months) for Swiss artists, curators and cultural practitioners in the Arab region  or, conversely, in Switzerland for artists, curators and cultural practitioners from the Arab region (from Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Lebanon).

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Pro Helvetia Studio Residency is a platform that provides artists with the opportunity to gain a broad insight into a different cultural environment.The aim of the program is to enhance cultural exchange and artistic collaborations between Switzerland and the Arab region.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Music
  • Literature
  • Visual arts
  • Design and interactive media
  • Theatre
  • Dance

Required Languages

English. (French and/or German)

Eligible Countries


Program Period

Three months.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Convincing track record: professional track record extending beyond local/regional level.
  • Clear, contextually relevant motivation.
  • Relevant and adequate language skills (English, French and/or German).
  • Pro Helvetia Cairo facilitates residencies in Switzerland for artists, curators and cultural practitioners from Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • Covers the costs of travel, accommodation, insurance and per diem.
  • Place to work.
  • Specific coaching.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account here.

Second Step: After you login in, click on “continue” and choose “Studio residency” at the 7th raw.

Third Step: In English, Fill the application which include the following and send it:

  • Title and brief description: enter a title for your application and describe your area of activity in the “Brief description” field.
  • Attach the CV.
  • Motivation: explain the motivation behind your application and the targets of your stay. (max. 4000 character)

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Know more about this opportunity:

Official Website

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This Scholarship Published by:
Areeg Salem/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Basem Eliwa/ Egypt 
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team