We welcome applications from authors, filmmakers, and photographers alike who take interest in conducting first-hand research, visiting authentic places, and creating works that offer new perspectives on other societies. Works from a range of genres are eligible, including literary and essayistic prose, photographic work, children’s and youth literature, feature films and documentaries, and radio or multimedia productions.
Depending on the destination country, it is possible to apply for research funding of up to €15,000 which includes:
> Subsidy for the travel costs for one way, continuation and return travel to the destination country/countries up to a maximum of € 2,500,
> Subsidy for accommodation costs and meals for max. 31 days
> Subsidy for the preparation of the work, implementation and follow-up of the research trip in the amount of € 1,500 per month for a total of max. three months.
In connection with the publication of the Crossing Borders works, it is possible to apply for funding for the presentation of these works at public events.
More Information on the funding of events