Berlin University of the Arts Graduate Fellowship, Germany

Publish Date: Dec 09, 2015

Deadline: Jan 15, 2016

The Graduate School within the Postgraduate Forum grants up to 7 fellowships.

The Graduate School at Berlin University of the Arts is a postgraduate and international programme for highly qualified graduates from all artistic and academic disciplines who have already developed their own artistic positions.
Prospective fellows should apply with an art or design project proposal which requires or addresses the cooperation with other disciplines. For two years the fellows have the opportunity to concentrate on their research and the realisation of their project. Within the context of a mandatory study curriculum as well as different formats of public presentation, the Graduate School provides space for transdisciplinary exchange and Networking. The Graduate School offers the possibility to teach and to take part in projects concerning cooperations between the arts and sciences at UdK. The fellows can benefit from individual supervision by professors from the faculties of the Fine Arts, Design, Music and the Performing Arts. After successful completion of the programme fellows are awarded the certificate “Fellow of the Graduate School at the Berlin University of the Arts”.
The base amount of the fellowship is 1,365 € plus grants for material resources and childcare allowance if applicable. Anticipated starting date: 1st of November 2016. The granting of the fellowships is subject to the approval of external funding.

What are the selection criteria?

Applicants must present the following requirements:

  • an above-average higher education degree (equivalent to the Master Degree or German "Diplom") or an outstanding artistic aptitude and particular specialist skills, which must be demonstrated with at least three years' successful professional practice
  • an outstanding project proposal with a focus on an exchange with other artistic and academic disciplines, which can be implemented within two years and the complexity of which corresponds to the standards of an independent development project

The application process takes place across three phases. For the first phase (pre-application), you apply here online.

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