English, German
Paid by artist:

travel, living, accommodation and production costs. Fee accessible for the studio program: 1 Month = 850 € / 3 Months = 2.400 € / 6 Months = 4.500 € / 12 Months = 8.400 €

Application guidelines:

Please send your CV, a short text on your motivation, and a maximum of three examples of your work via email. Let BAI know for how many months you would like to book the studio program or the portfolio course.


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Berlin Art Institute

Berlin Art Institute


The Berlin Art Institute (BAI) is an innovative and independent art school and residency for artistic training and advanced training. The BAI provides all participants with a workplace, individual supervision, courses, projects, lectures, workshops, visits, and an interdisciplinary discussion forum. The concept is based on the discourse and engagement with artistic works. The events with artists, critics, curators etc. facilitate an exchange between the BAI participants and actors of contemporary art in Berlin and provide important stimuli and constructive critique in regard to maintaining and freely developing one’s own artistic position. With its concept of an international and contemporary art school, the BAI pursues the vision of advancing the relationship between art and training

Studio Information

Studios are approx. 45 to 55 m² with a height of approx. 3.5 m. The bright spaces facing northeast are equipped with working tables and chairs, overhead lighting, and light protection for the windows. One studio can be used by 3 or 4 persons. Five minutes by foot from the BAI you can find a large DIY market with a comprehensive offer of material and tools.

Accommodation Information

Not provided on site, but BAI can help to find accommodation in Berlin.


The institute located in the building complex 404 of the “Gewerbehöfe an der Industriebahn” in the Berlin district of Weißensee. In addition to numerous studios, the Gewerbehöfe accommodate several small business enterprises. The charm of the landmarked industrial grounds bolsters the pleasant work atmosphere on site. The popular Weiße See with a public beach, open air stage, and the Café Milchhäuschen is just a kilometer away. The Weißensee Kunsthochschule and the Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz are two kilometers from the BAI.


Contact information

An der Industriebahn 12-16
13088 Berlin-Weißensee

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