Any professional artist may apply for a grant offered by the Künstlerhäuser Worpswede. There are no restrictions regarding nationality or age. An adequate command of the German or English language is mandatory. A charge of Euro 20,- will be mode for administration (for applicants from industrial countries).
As a residential art center Künstlerhäuser Worpswede offers professional artists and scholars of respective disciplines a place to develop their work, to learn, to meet and cooperate with other fellows in an international context. The Künstlerhäuser Worpswede supports visiting artists and scholars not only by providing grants but also by organising public events. It was the first residential center for artists in Germany. Since 1971 about 400 artists and fellows from about 35 countries have been guests of the Künstlerhäuser Worpswede creating an intercultural, inter-disciplinary meeting point and working in different fields and media.
Ten studio apartments, between 40 and 115 square meters in area, are at disposal at no rental charge.
Worpswede is situated at about 25 km northeast of Bremen inmidst the moors. The village is well known especially since many artists chose it as their permanent residence.