Institut Ramon LLull

Grants for international residency programs in the field of visual and performing arts, cinema, music, design and architecture

Summary of the guidelines governing the awarding of grants as published in the DOGC (official journal of the Catalan government) on July 3rd 2023

This summary is purely informative, and cannot derive any binding legal effect for the Institut Ramon Llull. It is necessary for the applicant to consult the legal text and the resolution of the call.



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International residency programmes that contribute to the projection and dissemination of the Catalan language and culture abroad which take place outside Spain and are promoted by both by venues, festivals, art centres, and other cultural/arts organisations that are part of the Catalan artistic-cultural community and by other international venues, festivals, art centres and other cultural/arts organisations.

Applicants (venues, festivals, art centres and organisations) must have been working in their sphere of action for at least three years in a row.

Residency programmes that consist solely in space rentals or loans are not the target of these regulations.

All submitted activities must be carried out from 01.10.2022 until 15.11.2023


To be eligible for these grants, applicants must be legal entities that meet the requirements in the regulations for this call.



Applicants may submit up to five applications per call, with one application per international residency.

The minimum amount of the application must be equal to 2,000.00 euros.

The maximum amount of the application must be equal to 25,000.00 euros

The grant awarded may cover up to 100% of the eligible expenses. The maximum grant awarded per application is 20,000.00 euros.

The maximum grant awarded annually is 40,000.00 euros per applicant.

    Eligible expenses

    The following are considered eligible expenses:

    • Expenses from the fees of the residents, in accordance with the codes of good practices in each discipline.
    • Expenses for the accommodations of the residents to conduct the activity.
    • Expenses from the fees of international mentors for the mentorships of the residents during the international residency.
    • Expenses from the international travel of the residents to conduct the activity.
    • Expenses from the communication and dissemination of the activity.
    • Expenses from the transport of freight/materials.
    • Expenses from diagnostic tests of COVID-19 taken prior to travel, if required by the competent authorities in the destination countries, venues, festivals, arts centres etc., if applicable


    The application process will be available through the Institut Ramon Llull virtual office during the period of applications of the call

    a) For Spanish applicants: Legal entities, electronically using the Institut Ramon Llull applicable signature system

    b) Foreign applicants (legal entities) who apply for the first time to a grant from Institut Ramon Llull need an accreditation. In the case they haven’t been provided one before, they need to request an accreditation.

    Institut Ramon Llull will generate the certification and send it to non-resident foreign citizens securely after having verified their identification documentation. The certification will be valid for five years starting from the submission date of the documentation that certifies the identity of the interested party unless any changes arise. Once the applicant has received their certification, they may complete the grant application.

    Please take into account that you should request your accreditation at least 72 hours before the application deadline.




    The deadline for submitting applications is set in the call.

    From August 28th until September 7th 2023.

    Applicants will be able to make queries during the application submission period until the last day at 2:00 p.m.




    The application should be submitted through the virtual office.




    You may consult your file electronically through the virtual office.

    Additional documentation, where applicable, and supporting documentation may be submitted electronically through the virtual office.



    For any questions or concerns regarding applications, please contact:

    Esther Criado: (performing arts)

    Anna Fuster : (cinema and music)

    Olga Díaz: (visual arts)


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