In Germany : Short Term Training for Museum Professionals from Developing Countries

Rave Scholarships support further practical training for young curators, restorers, museum technicians and cultural managers who have arranged a guest period, a practical training or non-paid work at a museum, at a non-commercial gallery or at a non-commercial cultural institution in Germany.

This scholarship is for:

  • curators
  • restorers
  • museum technicians
  • cultural managers


  • Candidates who are from a transformation or developing country
  • People who finished their professional training not longer than five years ago (Those still studying or training at the time of application will not be considered for selection)
  • Be at the age of 40 and under
  • Candidate who have found a non-commercial partner institution in Germany that has agreed to take care of them or agreed to a joint project
  • People who can provide a positive statement from their own country (reference)
  • Knowledge of one of the three languages German, English or French is a requirement.

Period of scholarship: 3 to 6 months


  • A monthly lump sum of 1,300 – three to six months
  • Travel expenses (to and from Germany)
  • Health insurance


The application should be accompanied by :

  • a fully completed application form
  • a CV (3 pages max.), including educational qualifications
  • a project sketch (1 page) developed together with the German institution  informing about tasks and responsibilities of the planned visit to Germany
  • consent form a non-commercial German institution to care for the applicant during the scholarship period in Germany
  • a letter of reference from the home country
  • an abridged report (1 page max.) on the current art scene in the home country
  • a letter of motivation (1 page max.)

Last Date to Apply : 30th July 2018. Selection will be made within 3 months.

***Note: You can apply for the scholarship by submitting all requirement documents to:

c/o Institut  Auslandsbeziehungen
Charlottenplatz 17
D-70173 Stuttgart

OR by email to: rave-stiftung(at)

For past participant reports, and application details , visit the 
Official Website

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In Germany : Short Term Training for Museum Professionals from Developing Countries