Info & Portals

Artist Mobility (Austria)

In cooperation with the Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, the Federal Ministry for Labour, Social Affairs and Consumer Protection, the Austrian UNESCO Commission, and the interest representations for the arts, the Federal Chancellery has compiled a guide that summarises all regulations and issues relevant for artistic work. It is designed to provide information for creative artists coming to Austria, as well as for organisers of cultural events who invite artists to Austria, and support them in realising their artistic projects. The guide covers the following subjects:  

  • Entry and stay for a duration of up to 6 months,
  • Residency of more than six months,
  • Employment

Creative Europe

"Creative Europe" is a new program of the European Union for the cultural and creative sector in Europe for the period of 2014 till 2020. The legal basis is the EU Regulation No. 1295/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council.


  • Promoting cultural and linguistic diversity
  • Strengthening competitiveness
  • Professionalization and internationalization
  • Mobility of creative professionals and works
  • Development of new audiences
  • Improving access to culture
  • Strengthen the financial abilities of small and medium-sized enterprises
  • European political cooperation in the field of culture

Das Fundus

dasfundus is a self-organized and open platform by and for free art and cultural workers to share resources, gather information, provide links and stay in touch.

Konstnärsguiden (Schweden)

The Artists’ Guide is a web portal for artists (in different fields of art) based in other countries who would like to learn more about visiting, working and living in Sweden. The Artists’ Guide is divided into sections with information directed to citizens of the EU/EEA countries, with a special part for Nordic citizens, and a section with information for citizens outside the EU/EAA.

The Artists’ Guide describes the premises for a temporary visit, a longer visit or a permanent stay. There is also information about how the Swedish tax and social security systems work and links to other agencies’ websites for more detailed information.

On The Move

On the Move (OTM) is a cultural mobility information network with more than 35 members in over 20 countries across Europe and beyond. Our mission is to encourage and facilitate cross-border mobility and cooperation, contributing to building up a vibrant and shared European cultural space that is strongly connected worldwide.


ResArtis is an association of over 600 centers, organisations, and individuals in over 70 countries. Each of our members is dedicated to offering artists, curators, and all manner of creative people the essential time and space away from the pressures and habits of every-day life, an experience framed within a unique geographic and cultural context.

Through Res Artis, organisations will become part of a global community of colleagues engaged in dialogue through our face-to-face meetings and virtually through our online presence.

Touring Artists (Germany) provides answers to questions regarding international mobility for artists and persons engaged in the cultural sector in Germany as well as those  wanting to work in Germany.
For more information, please see: What is touring artists?


DutchCulture|TransArtists combines and shares knowledge and experience on artist-in-programmes and other international opportunities for creative professionals to temporarily stay and work elsewhere.

It offers you information and all the facts about use and value of international artist-in-residence opportunities. The tools and services are developed from the artists' perspective.

Their goal is to make the enormous worldwide residential art labyrinth accessible and usable to artists through our website, workshops, AiR collection, research and projects. To do this, they often cooperate with a wide range of partners in all regions of the world.