Institut Ramon LLull




Visual arts, architecture and design 

Grants by the Institut Ramon Llull for the promotion of visual arts abroad


We inform you that, by virtue of article 9 of Royal Decree 537/2020, of 22 May, which extends the state of alarm declared by Royal Decree 463/2020, of 14 March, pausedc deadlines of administrative proceedings that were suspended will resume with effect from 1 June 2020.

Accordingly, the deadline for applications for this call is 5 June 2020.


Summary of the rules governing the awarding of grants published in the Official Journal of the Government of Catalonia on 24 December 2019


Mobility grants to carry out activities between 1 October 2019 and 31 March 2020 outside Catalonia in the field of visual arts, design and architecture and which contribute to the international dissemination of Catalan creation, provided that the following requirements are met:

The artist, curator, designer or architect (hereinafter, "the author") has carried out at least one individual activity or project within the professional circuit or a monograph has been published on their work.

The author has been reviewed by specialized critics.

This grant does not cover travel for the purpose of:

. Performing activities not included within a professional circuit.

. Performing activities that fall under the category of traditional and popular culture.

. Preproduction trips.

. Attending and/or participating in conferences, congresses, meetings, seminars, academic events, events organized within the field of education or under the framework of training courses or workshops.

. Holding exhibitions of artistic or architectural heritage.


Natural or legal persons who meet the requirements established in these rules.


Applicants may apply for a maximum annual sum of €10,000 per author during the year of the call.

The minimum sum awardable is €300.

The maximum sum awardable is €15,000.


Eligible costs include solely and exclusively the costs corresponding to the transportation of the work and insurance thereof, packages, the manufacture of crates to transport works, as well as accommodation (two nights maximum, or three in the case of intercontinental travel) and/or transportation of the author to attend the event.

The author may bring one person with him/her to perform any artistic or technical functions necessary for the activity.


The application to be submitted is available at the online portal of the Institut Ramon Llull.

Legal persons must submit the application and complete the other formalities related to the grant awarding and justification procedure electronically at the online portal of the Institut Ramon Llull using the corresponding signature system.

Preferably, natural persons and self-employed persons should also submit their applications electronically via the online portal of the Institut Ramon Llull. However, they may also submit their application in person:

-Via post, to the following administrative address

IRL Headquarters
Institut Ramon Llull
Avinguda Diagonal, 373
08008 Barcelona (Spain)

-At any of the registries or offices set forth in article 38.4 of Act 30/1992, of 26 November, on the Legal Framework for Public Administrations and Common Administrative Procedure.

In the case of foreign applicants (natural or legal persons who are not Spanish residents) applying for a grant by the Institut Ramon Llull for the first time: - Certification is required. If you do not have certification, you'll need to complete a certification request.

The Institut Ramon Llull will generate the certification and send it to non-resident foreign citizens in a secure fashion 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 bear in mind the deadline for certification, where appropriate.


The deadline for the submission of applications is 17 February to 5 June, 2020 (both included).


You may consult your file electronically via the online portal

Additional documentation, where applicable, and supporting documentation may be submitted electronically via the online portal.

For the submission of supporting documentation, please follow this guide.


For any questions or concerns regarding applications, please contact Eva Solans at

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