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i-Portunus 2020-21. EU mobility scheme for artists and cultural professionals

More than ever i-Portunus’ mobility is needed to answer the existing and new needs of the creative sectors by offering a demand-driven mobility scheme that allows direct application through a straightforward and flexible process. 

i-Portunus, the EU’s valued mobility scheme for culture, is continuing to test different approaches to supporting short-term mobility of artists and cultural professionals.

A second pilot project was selected and co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. It is implemented by a consortium, headed by Goethe-Institut together with Institut français and Izolyatsia. This second pilot phase will run from end of 2020 to end of 2021. 


Call for applications for the Music and Literary translation sectors open on 9 December 2020 with deadline on 28 February 2021.

Who can apply?

  • composers, musicians and singers, preferably in classical music, jazz, and traditional music genres;

  • literary translators.

What can you apply for?

Short-term mobility in the context of:

  • international collaboration;

  • a production-oriented residency;

  • professional development activities.

When: mobility between 2 June and 30 November 2021, conditions permitting. 

Duration: between 7 and 60 days. 

Maximum grant per person: 3.000,00 EUR. 

Deadline for submission of applications: 28 February 2021.

Further information: www.i-portunus.eu


Call for applications for the Cultural heritage opens on 15 February 2021 with deadline on 15 April 2021.

Who can apply?

This call for applications is open to artists, creators, and cultural professionals, aged 18+, active in the field of cultural heritage, of all educational qualifications and levels of experience, legally residing in a Creative Europe country, (individuals or groups up to 5 people).

What can you apply for?

Short-term mobility in the context of:

  • international collaboration;

  • a production-oriented residency;

  • professional development activities.

When: mobility between 16 June and 30 November 2021, conditions permitting. Duration: between 7 and 60 days.

Maximum grant per person: 3.000,00 EUR.

Deadline for submission of applications: 15 April 2021.

Notification of Results: 16 May 2021

Further information by the link


New call for the Architecture sector opens on 15 January 2021 with deadline on 14 March 2021.

Who can apply?

Architects, cultural professionals active in architecture.

What can you apply for?

Short-term mobility in the context of:

  • international collaboration;

  • a production-oriented residency;

  • professional development activities.

When: mobility between 16 June and 30 November 2021, conditions permitting. Duration: between 7 and 60 days.

Maximum grant per person: 3.000,00 EUR.

Deadline for submission of applications: 14 March 2021.

Further information: www.i-portunus.eu