We offer three types of residencies:

  • Funded residencies, typically through specified open calls with various requirements or aimed at specific groups.
  • Self-funded residencies open for anyone working artistically with sound. We can provide letters for applying for external funding.
  • Residencies through the Danish Art Workshops. This type of residency can be split to take place at Sound Art Lab in Struer and at the Danish Art Workshops in Copenhagen. NB! Application is through their website, where you also find the conditions. 

All project proposals will be assessed by a qualified art board to ensure a high standard and relevance of the projects at SAL. We usually do not give reasons for refusals.

In general, we do not charge any fee for being in residence and accommodation in our shared artist apartment is also free of charge, but the capacity is limited.  

General application guidelines

The application must include:

  • Project description (max. 1 page) incl. motivation, dates and duration for the residency
  • Artist bio (max. 1 page)
  • CV (max. 1 page)
  • Portfolio (max. 10 pages)
  • Samples of sound work if relevant (as links or mp3)
  • Maximum file size: 20 MB
  • Fileformat: PDF
  • Language: Danish or English


  • Funded and other specific open calls: Check our Journal section for more information.
  • Self funded: Running deadline.
  • Danish Art Workshops: 4 deadlines annually (February, May, August, November).


  • Self funded and though the Danish Art Workshops: upon agreement. We encourage stays for at least one month.
  • Specific open calls: As described in the open call.