Archipel Project Mobility Fund

Archipel is a pilot project co-funded by the EU and lead by the Institut Français, in partnership with the Overseas Countries and Territories Association and the Agência de Promoção da Cultura Atlântica. The project aims to preserve and promote the culture of the European Union’s outermost regions and overseas countries and territories.

Archipel Project I


The fund supports the physical and virtual mobility of culture-sector professionals and artists in the outermost regions of the European Union (ORs), the Overseas Countries and Territories (OCTs) and throughout the European Union.

  • To improve communication between the ORs, the OCTs and the European Union as a whole.
  • To encourage mobility, exchange and cooperation between culture and creative sector professionals. 
  • To promote, preserve and foster knowledge of the local cultures of the ORs and OCTs through exchange.
  •   To explore the use of digital technology to promote culture and intercultural dialogue, thereby raising awareness about cultural diversity and building bridges between communities.

Supports the cross communication and mobility between the EU and ORs and OCTs.

Who is it for?

Artists (Performing arts, music, visual arts, design, architecture, digital creation and others), groups of artists and/or culture-sector professionals legally residing in the ORs or
OCTs who submit applications on as individuals.


ORs: Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique, Mayotte, Réunion and Saint Martin (FR)

Canary Islands (ES)

Azores and Madeira (PT)

OCTs: New Caledonia, French Polynesia, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, the French Southern and Antarctic Territories, Wallis and Futuna (FR)

Greenland (DK)

Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, Sint Maarten (NL).


Duration of stay

Mobility projects must be 7 to 15 days in length and occur between January 1, 2022 and February 1, 2023.

Financing amounts

Depending the projects, the programme covers costs for:

Physical Exchnages: Transportation, Daily allowances 

Online Exchanges: Registration fees for on line or hybrid events

Source of funding

Archipel is a pilot project co-financed by the European Union.

Type of activity

Funding scheme

Type of sector

Arts, Architecture, Design, Performing arts, Visual arts, Music, Digital arts