Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart


Akademie Schloss Solitude sponsors young artists, scholars, scientists, and economic professionals via residency fellowships only.Fellowships are usually awarded for a period between three and twelve months.
Free accommodation is included, and fellows are awarded € 1,100 monthly.
Fellows are provided with a furnished living/working studio (including electricity, water and heating).
Travel expenses for arrival and departure in Stuttgart will be covered on a one-time basis.
As a rule, the studios are usually only equipped for one person (due to their size).
Fellows may use the Akademie’s ateliers (wood and metal) under the supervision of the resident managers.

Optional additional benefits to be adjusted according to the current budget situation:

Rent subsidy in the case of double housekeeping.

Transport expenses subsidy for the carriage of materials and books to Stuttgart and from Stuttgart to the fellow's home town.

Project funding and one-off materials subsidy.

Subsidized health insurance in the case of non-EU fellowship candidates.

Selection procedure:

The independent jury consists of eleven specialist jurors who are responsible for allocating the fellowships for their respective disciplines.

The jurors use the submitted work samples to select fellows on the basis of the former’s qualitative aspects.

There is no legal entitlement to the allocation of a fellowship. The applicant will be informed of the jury’s decision in writing, but no reasons will be given.

The following materials may be submitted: 

Music/Sound: Musical scores, sound carriers, personal publications (no more than three sound carriers and one or two scores, please). 
If you apply online, please upload a pdf with a maximum of 20 MB!
You can upload up to four pdf's!
Online applicants can also link to their files on

The Akademie assumes no liability for damage to or loss of the application documents and advises applicants against submitting originals or irreplaceable materials.