Open Call

Call for applications: Designers in Residence – International Design scholarship 2023 in Pforzheim

EMMA - Kreativzentrum

With Funding
Free / No Costs
Pforzheim, Germany


Applicants must have completed studies at an university of applied sciences or university, must either not be older than 35 years or must have completed their studies not longer than two years ago. To apply, a proposal for a project that can be implemented during the scholarship must be submitted. Interdisciplinary project proposals are welcome. Language skills in German or English are required.

Number of Participants

In total there will be three scholarships.


Selection Results (Announcement Dates)


April 01, 2023 - June 30, 2023


  • €1,000.00 stipend (monthly)


Conference Rooms, Co-Working


Kitchen, Private Room, Shared Bathroom


No meals

Public Programs



Design, Digital Media, Documentary, Jewelry, Multimedia


English, German

Program Description

The scholarship program is directed towards young international designers in the areas of jewellery, fashion, accessories, industrial and communication design as well as other design disciplines. The scholarship includes use of fully equipped workshop and coworking workplaces in the EMMA Creative Center in Pforzheim and free accommodation for the period of three months. As required, it will also be possible to use the workshop facilities of the Pforzheim University of Applied Sciences. In addition, each scholarship holder will receive a monthly support of 1,000 euros together with travel costs for the journey from and back to home. A special allowance will be made available for material costs. During the scholarship, there is the opportunity to network and exchange ideas with the jury and professors at Pforzheim University. The results of the scholarship will be presented in an exhibition at the EMMA Creative Center in Pforzheim.

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