Goethe Talents Scholarships for Musicians in Germany 2023

Scholarship in Art and Humanities , in Other
  • Germany, Germany
  • Apply Before : April 3, 2023

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 12927
  • Degree Non Degree Program/Certificate
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSTOEICCambridge qualificationCEFR
  • No. of Opportunity 8
  • Fields of study Music
  • Opportunity Type : Fully Funded
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

Applications are now open for the Goethe Talents Scholarships 2023 to young Global South, North Africa or West- and Central- Asia musicians. This scholarship program occurs with the cooperation of Pop-Kultur and Goethe Institute.

This 12-day program aims to support and connect young, aspiring musical artists, including singer-songwriters and composers. Applicants can experience various activities by visiting the “music city” of Berlin before the actual Festival. This visit will allow them studio visits, short traineeships in selected companies from Berlin’s creative industries, and intensive jam sessions. Additionally, they will have meetings and listening sessions with scholarship holders of the Music board and many other activities. Also, they will share their professional knowledge and experience during the workshops and join the Pop-Kultur Nachwuchs program from 29 August to 01 September at Kulturbrauerei Berlin.

Applicants from transition or developing countries, willing to perform live on an international stage, have experience in the field of music, interested in gaining professional skills for culture exchange, and looking for a fully-funded scholarship are welcome to apply.

Important Details:

Location: Berlin, Germany

Deadline: 3 April 2023

Duration: 12 days

Number of Participants: 8

Host Institutes: Goethe-Institute and Pop-Kultur Festival

Target Group: Musicians

Eligible Countries: Global South, North Africa or West- and Central- Asia

Benefits of the Goethe Talents Scholarships

Applicants will benefit from the followings:

  • Free participation
  • Available accommodations
  • Traveling costs, including local transportation
  • Hospitality (per diem) from 24 August to 4 September 2023
  • Free Festival Ticket
  • Access to Pop-Kultur’s networking area
  • Health insurance
  • Flights costs and visa issue payments

Additional Benefits:

  • Meet the Festival Studio, jam sessions.
  • Participate in short-term training in Berlin’s creative industries.
  • Attend meetings and listening sessions.
  • Meet the previous scholarship holders.
  • Concerts visits.
  • Participate in Pop-Kultur Nachwuchs from 29 August – 01 September.

Eligibilities for the Goethe Talents Scholarships

To apply for Goethe Talents Scholarships, all applicants should meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must be between 20 to 30 years;
  • Must be from the Global South, the Middle East, and (Central) Asia;
  • Ready to work professionally in the field of music;
  • Must have professional knowledge of English (B2 minimum);
  • Have work experience in the relevant field and must have at least three (3) project performances;
  • Candidates can apply individually; the program will not sponsor any accompanying persons;
  • Prepare a short input talk of approximately 15 minutes in advance about their experience in the music field and about the music scene in their respective country;
  • Should cover all additional expenses that might occur during their stay

Required Documents

The following documents are necessary to apply for the Goethe Talents Scholarships:

  • Update Photo
  • Links of applicant’s three projects participated
  • English language proficiency (B2 minimum)
  • Short input talk of approximately 15 minutes
  • Any additional materials required

How to Apply for the Goethe Talents Scholarships?

Entering the link below, eligible applicants must apply online through the application portal.


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For further details about the scholarship program, please visit the official website of Goethe Institute.

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