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i-Portunus 2020-21 invites artists and cultural professionals in the fields of literature, architecture and cultural heritage to apply for an international mobility support programme.

Support Editorial February 4, 2021

i-Portunus mobility programme aims to promote international collaboration between artists, creators and cultural professionals by providing financial support for travel between Creative Europe member countries. The support is intended for a 7-60 day creative trip to one or more countries. You can apply for trips focusing on creative collaboration, professional development or participation in an art residency.


i-Portunus 2020-21 organises five open calls in different categories. Until February 28, it is still possible to apply for mobility support in the fields of literary translation and music. Applications from architectural professionals must be submitted by March 14. Two more open competitions — in music and cultural heritage — will be announced on 15 February.


Both individuals and groups of up to five people can apply for the programme. Members of the group can start their journey from different countries, but all have to go to the same destination at the same time as part of one creative project. Trips for the announced competitions can be planned from 1 June to 30 November in the fields of literature and music, and from 16 June to 30 November in architecture. To be eligible for funding, a project must be developed in collaboration with a host partner or institution from another member state of Creative Europe Programme.


i-Portunus foresees a total budget of 500.000,00 EUR, spread over the five open calls. The amount granted to each participant depends on the country of destination and the duration of the trip, with a fixed amount for transport and a per diem. The maximum amount that one participant can receive is 3000 EUR. The mobility programme is funded and supported by the Creative Europe Programme, Goethe-Institut, Institut français and Izolyatsia platform for cultural initiatives.


More information about the programme and application for support can be found on the i-Portunus website.