Arts And Humanities Residency In Berlin

Each year, the American Academy in Berlin welcomes around twenty fellows who participate in a semester-long residency aimed to enrich transatlantic dialogue in the arts, humanities, and public policy. Fellows receive a monthly stipend of $5,000 and have their expenses covered. The deadline is on Monday 27th September 2021.

The American Academy in Berlin is a private, independent, non-profit institute for advanced study located in Berlin, Germany.

Its fellowship programme promotes advanced research in a variety of disciplines. Each year the Academy welcomes about twenty fellows to the Hans Arnhold Center, on Lake Wannsee in Germany.

Berlin Prize winners are typically in residence for a full academic semester. Fellowships are occasionally awarded for an academic year.

Most of the Academy’s accommodations are suitable for couples. A limited number of accommodations for families with children.

Berlin Prizes have been awarded to historians, economists, filmmakers, art historians, journalists, legal scholars, musicologists, public-policy experts, former government officials, NGO leaders, and writers, among others.

Fellowship benefits include round-trip airfare, housing at the Hans Arnhold Center, partial board, and a stipend of $5,000 per month.

The deadline is on Monday 27th September 2021.


Main Criteria

Fellowships are restricted to candidates based permanently in the United States. US citizenship is not required.

For all projects, the Academy asks that candidates explain the relevance of a stay in Berlin to the development of their work.

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