English, German
1 - 3 months
Paid by host 

Studio and living quarters will be provided free of charge. In addition, the artist-in-residence will also receive a grant of 1,000 Euro per month.

Paid by artist 

Any translation costs for presentations and communication during the stay in Krems should be covered by artists. Travel costs will not be refunded.

Application guidelines 

Prerequisite for a successful application is a degree in an architectural relevant discipline (architecture, landscape planning, city planning, urban planning, spatial planning, etc.). German or English are assumed as languages of communication.

Please enclose a concept (max. 1000 characters or free depiction) of your planned proposal, which describes your interest in the scholarship, with your application.

Applications via e-mail will not be accepted.
Application material which has been submitted will not be returned.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
A notification will be send unexceptionally at a positive conclusion of the selection process.
An 80% attendance at AIR—ARTIST IN RESIDENCE is compulsory.

Application documents:
Personal data (contact details) / CV and portfolio (max. 3 pages in A4) / application form / information about the desired duration of stay / proposed theme for the final presentation (max. 1000 characters or free depiction)
*Applications which do not fulfill the formal criteria will not be considered.

Download application form (PDF) here.



The application deadline for each upcoming year is May 30th (postmark).

AIR – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Niederösterreich

AIR – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Niederösterreich


In order to promote international exchange, the federal state of Lower Austria has initiated an artist-in residence program, for which it has set up five studio apartments and a large common room on the top floor of the former carpet factory within the Art Mile in Krems (Kunstmeile Krems). The aim of the artist-in-residence program is to establish partnerships with international institutions that award artist scholarships and provide studios to visiting artists, in order to give artists from Lower Austria opportunities for living and working abroad. The artists of the exchange partners will be offered by AIR – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Niederösterreich, studio and living quarters free of charge, grant money and support service.

Studio Information 

There are 5 studio apartments and a large common studio on the top floor.

Technical Information 

The common rooms are appointed with tools, television, DVD player, computer, Internet connection, printer, photocopy machine, fax, and scanner.


Air Krems is housed in a former carpet factory located within the Art mile in Krems.

Kunstmeile Krems Betriebs GmbH, Steiner Landstraße 3
3500 Krems an der Donau
0043(0)2732 78374

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