touring artists is an information portal for internationally mobile artists, provides comprehensive information on visas/residencetransport/customstaxessocial securityother insurances, and copyrighttouring artists primarily maps the circumstances, legal regulations, and administrative procedures in Germany ? for foreign artists who work here temporarily and for German artists or artists who live in Germany and who work abroad for a limited time. It also considers the perspective of Germany-based organizers. The website is available in English and German.




STEP Beyond Travel Grant funds emerging artists and cultural workers to explore and to exchange views, skills and inspiration. Through our STEP Beyond Travel Grants programme, ECF has been supporting all kinds of cross-border creativity over the past ten years ? including music, visual art, theatre, dance, film, documentary, multimedia, design, photography, fashion and cultural capacity building.  STEP Beyond Travel Grants are designed for up-and-coming artists and cultural workers to travel between EU countries and countries bordering the EU. Priority is given to individuals who are under 35 years old and/or who are in the first 10 years of their career.