Q: Which artistic disciplines are supported within the residency programs?

A: The artistic discipline that you are working in determines which residency program you can apply for. The following disciplines are eligible within each program:

  • Performing Arts: new drama, contemporary dance, new circus, physical theatre, visual theatre, alternative theatre, performance art;
  • Visual and Sound Arts: visual arts (including performance art, textile art and architecture), design (fashion, costume, jewellery, ceramics and furniture design, visual communication), music/sound (interpretation, sound installation, sound performance, composition) and video/film/new media/mixed media (including video installation);
  • Visual Arts in New York: visual arts and interdisciplinary practices;
  • Fashion Residency in Milan: fashion, costume design, digital art;
  • Literary Residency: available for writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, essayists, critics as well as literary translators, publicists, and journalists.

Q: Who can apply for the Visegrad Artists Residency Programs?


  • The applicant must be a citizen of a V4 country (Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) over the age of 18.
  • The destination country of the residency must be different from the applicant’s citizenship and country of permanent residence.
  • Applicants for group residencies (only applicable for the Performing Arts Residency Program; a group consists of 3 artists or more) may come from different V4 countries. Group members, however, must come from V4 countries other than the destination country.

Q: Is there an age limit for applying?

A: Applicants must be at least 18 years old at the time of applying.

Q: If I have already completed a Visegrad Artists Residency, can I apply again?

A: Yes, you can, if your previous residency was completed in a different country than where you are currently applying.