Call for Applications: Digital Solitude Program

Deadline: 30 June 2016
Open to: journalists, developers/coders, designers, artists and all other creatives and professionals younger than 35 years
Fellowship: includes a grant of 1 150 EUR per month; travel expenses for arrival and departure (on a one-time basis)


As part of the Digital Solitude program, each year Akademie Schloss Solitude will be awarding a total of 24 months of fellowships to two to four people in 2016 and 2017. There is a special focus on digital projects in journalism, storytelling, art and cultural mediation, and media art. Young professionals who have an interest in the content of Akademie Schloss Solitude and its interdisciplinary network and are also pursuing independent digital projects can apply for a fellowship. The program will offer them the space and flexibility to develop new ideas and formats, which will be published on or in connection with the online platform Schlosspost, a content focused online platform in English for the Solitude network.


  • The age limit for applicants is 35;
  • Young people with already completed education;
  • Excellent knowledge of English is a prerequisite for application.


  • Young professionals journalists, developers/coders, designers, artists and all other creatives;
  • The fellows includes a grant of 1 150 EUR per month (plus a one-time grant for travel costs for the journey to and from Stuttgart from the fellow’s primary place of residence) and a combined apartment/studio, where electricity, water, and heating will be provided free of charge;
  • Fellows have access to a digital film editing studio, a printing and copy room, a library, and several computer workstations;
  • Students are not eligible to apply.

How to apply?

Please find all further information in the application form.

The next application period for the Digital Solitude fellowships in 2017 starts on May 1 and runs until June 30, 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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