Culture Moves Europe | Second Open Call for Individual Mobility of Artists and Cultural Professionals

Culture Moves Europe’s second call targets artists and cultural professionals working in music, literature, architecture, cultural heritage, design and visual and performing arts.

By Creatives Unite Newsroom
November 08, 2023

The Individual Mobility Action supports artists and cultural professionals to carry out a project with a partner of their choice in another Creative Europe country. The call is open to individuals and groups of up to 5 people, who wish to implement projects lasting between 7 to 60 days for individuals and 7 to 21 days for the groups. The grant contributes to travel and subsistence costs, and offers additional top-ups based on grantees’ individual situation.

What projects are supported?

Artists and cultural professionals can apply with a proposal to carry out a project with a partner of their choice in a Creative Europe country which is not their country of residence.

The project should pursue two of the following goals:

  • To explore: to conduct creative and artistic research, to investigate, inspire and work on a specific theme or a new concept
  • To create: to engage in a creative process seeking to produce a new piece of artistic/cultural work
  • To learn: to enhance the participants’ competences and skills through non-formal learning or collaboration with a specialist
  • To connect: to develop a professional network, to strengthen the participants’ professional development, to engage with new audiences

The partner can be, for example, a fellow artist, an organisation or a venue in the country of destination. Applicants must provide proof of collaboration in the application process.

It is possible to apply either as an individual or as a group of up to five people.

The projects can last:

  • From 7 to 60 days for individuals
  • From 7 to 21 days for groups

What does the grant offer?

  • Daily allowance

75 EURO per person per day. It is a contribution to accommodation, food, renting equipment, local transport, etc.

  • Travel allowance

Travel distance under 5.000 km: 350 EURO per person for round-trip.
Travel distance above 5.000 km: 700 EURO per person for round-trip.

For short distances of under 600 km, travelling by airplane is only allowed in exceptional and well justified cases:

  • For persons with disabilities
  • For travelling from or to an island with no ferry connections
  • Due to force majeure or grave personal circumstances


  • Green top-up
  • Overseas Countries and Territories or Outermost Regions top-up
  • Visa top-up
  • Family top-up
  • Disability support

Deadline: 31 May 2024

Find more information and apply here