German, english
Maximum 6 months
Paid by host 

The monthly stipend amounts to 1500,- Euros. An amount for the operating expenses of the apartments or studios of about 100,- to 200,- Euros has to be payed of this. There is an obligation to spend the artist in residence stay on place.

Application guidelines 

The next application-period will start in summer 2021 for scholarships in the following year.

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen

Künstlerdorf Schöppingen


Guiding principle of Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen Foundation is to support writers, visual artists, artists in the field of new media and and interdisciplinary projects as well as composers by the way of artist in residence stays in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) accomodation.

These stays go along with monthly stipends and can last as long as four months in total. The fellows can work highly focused during this period of time in the Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen (NRW, Germany) studios, apartments and flats on their respective art, book or score projects. With in total 14 fellows being on site at the same time and coming from different sectors of work a comprehensive and inspired exchange of ideas takes place. Application for the artist in residence stays is internationally open. There is no limit of age existent.

The artists village offers an open platform for collaboration between artists. There is a vivid care for both national and international networks and relations. Foundation Kuenstlerdorf Schoeppingen sees itself as both a refuge for the fellows to spend quality time on their work and valuable exchange with others and as an artistic and project laboratory that is always setting and tracking new and hitherto unseen ideas and projects.

Accommodation Information 

Individual rooms in shared house, Separate from studio

Studio Information 

The studios and apartments of the artist village Schöppingen are in two completely renovated farmhouses dating from the early 19th century. A total of eight apartments for authors and new media artists and six studios for visual artists is available. There are a gallery space and a wood/metall workshop.


Schoeppingen is located in the region of Western Muensterland (Germany, North Rhine Westphalia), between the cities of Muenster and Enschede (NL).

Postfach 1140
48620 Schöppingen
Feuerstiege 6
48620 Schöppingen
+49 2555 93810
+49 2555 938120

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