Who can apply?
What can be funded?
Duration of the funding
May 2023: Programme kick-off and seminar module 1 (1 day, 1 week, online)
June/July 2023: Seminar module 2 and residencies (3 weeks, onsite Berlin/Europe/Africa)
September 2023: Seminar module 3 and project work (2 weeks, onsite Africa (location tbd))
November 2023: Follow-Up (1 day, online)
- International and national transport
- Local public transport (also from and to airports onsite)
- Visa costs
- Health insurance (via DAAD group contract/reimbursement up to a certain amount)
- Entrance fees (DAAD-organized programme slots)
- Daily allowance
The selection criteria are:
Professional competencies and experiences
- At least two years experience of working in the museum, heritage or art sector
- Focus on programme relevant topics
- HEI degree in a museum, heritage, art related field
Potential of the applicant
- Motivation: professional and personal reasons for the participation in the programme
- Prospects: Significance of the participation in the programme for further professional and personal development
- Ability to question established structures
- Desire to hold a leading position and to act as a multiplier
- Sufficient English skills (Level C1)
Commitment to the programme
- A prerequisite for the selection of a candidate is her/his/their binding commitment to participate in all phases of The MuseumsLab. The quality of the programme depends on fellows’ participation in all events and continuous work on topics across three modules and intense exchange, both among themselves and with the speakers and lecturers. Employer must provide of letter of consent and approved leave for training purpose.
It consists of a seminar (three modules), residencies at European and African partner museums] and a project phase.
It will start with an online phase (kick-off and module 1) in May 2023, continue with the first presence phase (module 2 in Berlin, residencies at European and African partner museums) in June 2023 and close with the second presence phase (module 3, project work in Africa (location tbd)) in September 2023.
You can find an overview of partner institutions that hosted fellows in the framework of TheMusemsLab 2021 & 2022 here.