English and German
1-2 weeks
Paid by host:

Reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses is possible on a case-by-case basis. Collaborations with other organisations and existing programmes are expressly welcome.

Application guidelines:

 The programme is open to anyone working in the arts. Applicants are encouraged to apply with individual or group projects in the following categories:

  • Project proposals from artists for creating new, instrumental, and electronic works
  • Works related to acoustics, computer music and radio art, as well as other forms of electroacoustic music and sound art
  • Project proposals from artists in all disciplines who view sound as the central element of their art
  • Projects of a curatorial, publicational or educational nature rooted in the field of sound-based art practice, and especially those, which make contextual reference to the Akademie der Künste
  • Independent research projects in the fields of acoustics, computer science and music studies; namely, those related to software development, spatialisation or network technologies

Applications should include the following materials:

  • A short biography, artistic portfolio (max. two pages)
  • A title and project description (approx. one page)
  • Technical requirements
  • Audiovisual work samples (if applicable)
  • A statement on the purpose of the award support
  • An intended final presentation, and possible cooperation partners (if applicable)

Please send your application materials in English or German (in an attachment saved as a PDF file, max. 2.5 MB) by email to:

[email protected]

Akademie der Künste
Studio for Electroacoustic Music
Hanseatenweg 10
10557 Berlin

Two time periods in which the (maximum) two-week residency can take place are available each year:

Interval 1: 1 April – 30 June
Application deadline: 31 January of the residency year

Interval 2: 1 September ‒ 30 November
Application deadline: 30 June of the residency year

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Akademie der Künste Studio for Electroacoustic Music

Akademie der Künste Studio for Electroacoustic Music


The Akademie der Künste, Berlin’s Residency Programme at the Studio for Electroacoustic Music promotes new initiatives and inspiring ideas in the fields of time-based, performative, digital arts that occur at the point of intersection between sound, music and technology.

Accommodation Information

The Residency Programme is not linked to an accommodation on principle.

Contact information

Hanseatenweg 10
10557 Berlin

estudio [at]