Apply: Africa Multiple Cluster Fellowships

Deadline: 30 June, 2020

The Africa Multiple Cluster of Excellence (AMCE) at the University of Bayreuth (UB), Germany, invites artists from African (continental or diasporic) contexts to apply for fellowships in the Bay­reuth Academy of Advanced African Studies.

At UB, Iwalewahaus is the home of a unique collection of modern and contemporary art from Africa. At the same time, it is a place for the production and presentation of contemporary art. Recent developments in contemporary African continental and diasporic cultures are presented and refined together with artists through various activities: exhibitions, academic research and teaching, curating the artistic collections, and providing artist residence programmes.


  • Living allowance (reimbursement of living expenses)
  • Travel cost (reimbursement of travel expenses, against receipt)
  • Mobility allowance (compensation for additional mobility costs, if applicable)
  • Fellowship for a period of six months
  • Access to the collections and archives of Iwalewahaus
  • Access to adequately equipped working space and excellent library resources


  • Artists from the continent or the African diasporas
  • Applicants must come from any field of the arts
  • During the fellowship period, residence in Bayreuth is mandatory

To apply and for more information, click here.

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