Step by step, our guide will lead you to all the important information you might need for your international work.

Here we go!

The Guide

Contact points - networks

Contact points - advisory services in Germany

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Baden-Wuerttemberg

LaFT-BW
LaFT-BW represents independent dance and theatre professionals in Baden-Wuerttemberg Information

Freie Tanz- und Theaterszene Stuttgart
Representation of the independent performing scene in Stuttgart and the region, including information and services for the scene Information (only available in German)

Produktionszentrum Tanz + Performance
Rehearsal and counselling centre, project initiator for the independent dance and performance scene in Baden-Wuerttemberg Information

Landesverband Amateurtheater Baden-Württemberg
Advice and service, support, training, networking for members Information (only available in German)

BBK Landesverband Baden-Württemberg
Representation of interests of visual artists in Baden-Wuerttemberg Information (only available in German)

Kunstbüro der Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg
Professionalisation and empowerment of visual artists; individual counselling, workshops, seminars, lectures, discourse events Information

Landesmusikrat Baden-Württemberg Information (only available in German)

Pop-Büro Region Stuttgart
Promotion of pop music and pop culture, central contact point for artists and professionals involved in pop culture Information (only available in German)

Self-employment

MFG Baden-Württemberg
Support for cultural and creative practitioners; advice, promotion, networking Information (only available in German)

RKW Baden-Württemberg
Creative industries - contact point for art and culture professionals from Baden-Wuerttemberg Information (only available in German)


Initial consultation & labour market access

Welcome Center Stuttgart
Orientation and counselling for newcomers and immigrants in Stuttgart and the region Information

AWO Baden-Württemberg
Counselling centres for adult immigrants in Baden-Wuerttemberg Information (only available in German)

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Bavaria

Verband Freie Darstellende Künste Bayern
Representation of the professional independent performing arts in Bavaria Information

Bayerische Landesverband für zeitgenössischen Tanz (BLZT)
Representation of dance professionals in Bavaria in public; also support of projects, productions Information

Tanzzentrale der Region Nürnberg
A place of research, discourse, exchange and networking for dance practitioners Information

Verband Bayerischer Amateurtheater
Advice and service, support, training, networking for members Information

BBK Landesverband Bayern
Representation of interests of visual artists in Bavaria Information

Bayerischer Musikrat
Information

Verband für Popkultur in Bayern
Promotion, qualification and further training, etc. Information
 

Self-employment

Bavarian Centre for the Cultural and Creative Industries - bayernkreativ '
Advice, networking, support for cultural and creative workers in Bavaria Information

Bayerischer Landesverband der Kultur- und Kreativwirtschaft
'Business advice, legal advice, information etc. for members Information

 

Initial consultation & labour market access

AWO München
Information centre migration and work; migration counselling Information

Bayerischer Flüchtlingsrat
Legal advice, individual case assistance etc. Information

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Berlin

Landesmusikrat Berlin – Information about the music job market in Berlin
Advice and accompaniment for newly-arriving musicians Information

Music Pool Berlin
Consultation on all questions pertaining to the music business Information

Performing Arts Programme PAP Berlin – Information, Consultation & Qualification
for the independent performing arts community Information

Tanzbüro / Tanzraum Berlin
For Berlin dance professionals and interested parties from other cities and countries Information

bbk berlin – Office for artist consulting
Advice for visual artists from Germany and abroad, who want to start their career in Berlin Information

Clubcommission Berlin – Consultation
For event managers and club owners in Berlin Information (only available in German)

Kreativ Kultur Berlin
Cultural funding consultation & creative industries consultation Information

WeTeK Berlin – Creative Service Center
For artists and freelancers working in the creative industries in Berlin Information


Self-employment

Guwbi – Gesellschaft für Urbane Wirtschaft, Beschäftigung und IntegrationInformation

gruenden-in-berlin.de
Information and consulting services related to business start-up Information


Initial consultation & labour market access  

Welcome Center BerlinInformation

Arbeiterwohlfahrt AWO Berlin (Workers‘ Welfare Association Berlin) – Migrationsberatung für erwachsene Zuwander:innen (immigration counseling for adults)
AWO Berlin runs several advice centers for integration and immigration in Berlin. Addresses and contacts are available here

Kontakt- und Beratungsstelle für Flüchtlinge und Migrant_innenInformation

bridge – Berliner Netzwerk für BleiberechtInformation (only available in German)

Berliner Beratungszentrum für Migration und Gute Arbeit BEMA
Consultation on labour law and social law Information

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Brandenburg

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Bremen

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Hamburg

Dachverband freie darstellende Künste Hamburg
Further education and counselling formats on various topics in the field of the independent performing arts Information (only available in German)

K3 – Zentrum für Choreographie
Competence centre for expertise in the field contemporary dance and choreography, artistic research, and dance outreach Information

Berufsverband bildender Künstler:innen Hamburg
Supporting professional interests of visual artists in Hamburg, including information on legal issues such as contracts with galleries, exhibition contracts, copyrights, insurance Information (only available in German)

GEDOK Hamburg – Gemeinschaft der Künstlerinnen und Kunstfördernden
Networking of female artists from all disciplines in Hamburg Information (only available in German)

Clubkombinat Hamburg
Association of club operators, promoters, bookers and agencies from Hamburg, including workshops, consultations for members etc. Information (only available in German)

Landesmusikrat in der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg
Advise, service, information on all matters relating to Hamburg's musical culture Information (only available in German)

RockCity Hamburg – Zentrum für Popularmusik Hamburg
Comprehensive service, including counselling, further training Information (only available in German)

Hamburger Kulturbehörde: INTRO - Hamburg Residencies for Artists at RiskInformation


Self-employment

Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft
Contact point for actors in Hamburg's creative industries; workshops, lectures, networking events, individual consultations, coaching, crowdfunding, help with financing and finding work spaces, etc. Information

 

Initial consultation & labour market access

Hamburg Welcome Center
Orientation and counselling for newcomers and immigrants in Hamburg Information

AWO Hamburg AQtivus
Counselling in the field of professional and social integration Information (only available in German)

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Hessen

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Lower Saxony

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North Rhine-Westphalia

NRW Landesbüro Freie Darstellende Künste
Promoter and service provider for the Independent Performing Arts in NRW Information

nrw landesbuero tanz
Information centre, networking point and contact for the professional dance scene in NRW Information (only available in German)

iDAS
Service and funding programme for dance companies and choreographers from NRW, information tool for event organisers Information (only available in German)

Landesbüro für Bildende Kunst NRW (LaB K)
Advisory institution for visual artists in NRW Information (only available in German)

BBK Landesverband NRW
Supporting professional interests of visual artists in NRW Information (only available in German)

alba KULTUR
International Office for Global Music Information

create music NRW
Landesmusikrat Nordrhein-Westfalen Information (only available in German)

Literaturbüro OWL
Projects, promotion of young authors, advice and further training for authors Information (only available in German)


Self-employment

gründen nrw
Information on questions relating to start-ups Information

CREATIVE.NRW
Competence centre and consultancy for freelancers, companies, institutions, and municipalities Information

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Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania

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Rhineland-Palatinate

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Saarland

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Saxony

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Saxony-Anhalt

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Schleswig-Holstein

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Thuringia

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