Our Offices & Partners Abroad

For detailed information please click on the offices and cultural centres below. For further information on the headquarters in Zurich please go to: www.prohelvetia.ch


Research Trips

Mainland China, Switzerland

max. 4 weeks

Mainland China, Switzerland

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Cultural practitioners from Switzerland may apply for research trips to ChinaAt the same time, cultural practitioners from China may apply for research trips to Switzerland. Please find below more information about the countries. 

Applications may be submitted via myprohelvetia on an ongoing basis, but at the latest three months before the trip is due to begin. Applications must be submitted in English. 

Research trips are limited to a maximum of four weeks and are intended to provide inspiration, to network and to conduct research. Pro Helvetia offers accommodation, a daily allowance, professional support, travel costs, contribution to production/material costs (on request). 

Selection criteria

  • Convincing track record: artistic activity with a national / transregional reach
  • Context-related motivation
  • Sufficient knowledge of the respective foreign language(s)
  • Concrete exchange project with a lasting impact 

Further information on Pro Helvetia Shanghai homepage www.prohelvetia.cn, and follow wechat account pro_helvetia.

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Upcoming maintenance work

The application portal myprohelvetia will be updated from 1.1.-7.1.2024. Due to these changes, open applications must be finalized and submitted via the current online portal (myprohelvetia.ch) by the latest 23:59 on 31 December 2023. Until this date, the deadlines and criteria outlined in the current guidelines and calls for applications apply. New applications can be created and submitted in the application portal as of 8 January 2024.


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