Apply for international exchange grants

Within several of our grants it is possible to apply for funding of international collaboration and exchange. You can, for example, apply for grants regarding national and international projects and efforts within our regular grants for actors in art and design, independent performing arts, literature, and music You will find more information on the grant pages for each art field.

In addition, we have special grants for international collaboration and exchange. Read more here:

  • Grants for translation and events concerning translation of Swedish literature is a part of Swedish Literature Exchange, our remit to promote international literature exchange.
  • Contributions to international networks: Organisations, operating in Sweden, can apply for funding of membership in international networks and organisations, and for international meetings.
  • Touring grants for free music groups.
  • Operational grants for international and intercultural culture operations. Support to organisations in Sweden, focusing on promoting international and intercultural exchange.

In addition, you have the opportunity to apply for grants within the EU programme Creative Europe, Read more about Creative Europe here

Can’t find a grant for the international work you perform? Please find more tips for other funding sources here:

IASPIS is the Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Program supporting international exchange for practitioners in the areas of visual art, design, craft and architecture. Read more here

  • IASPIS is the Swedish Arts Grants Committee's International Program supporting international exchange for practitioners in the areas of visual art, design, craft and architecture. Read more here
  • The Swedish Arts Grants Committee has international programmes for professional dance artists and choreographers.
  • The Swedish Arts Grants Committee has an international music programme for professional musicians.
  • Authors and translators from other languages to Swedish can apply for travel and international exchange grants from the Swedish Authors’ Fund.
  • Do you want more information about international grants for film? The Swedish Film Institute has special grants for international distribution of Swedish films.
  • Furthermore, the Swedish Film Institute is the Swedish contact for Creative Europe Desk MEDIA, the audio-visual part of the EU cultural programme Creative Europe.