In addition to the annual Reset residency, neimënster hosts occasional residencies dedicated to jazz.

Period, duration of the residency and working time

The residency is established over a maximum period of 3 weeks without requiring a continuous presence. However, a presence plan must be drawn up before entering the residency. Any change in date or duration must be agreed upon between the artists and neimënster.
There are no nationality requirements, but the artists are solely responsible for the administrative formalities required to reside and work in Luxembourg.

Human resources, material and financial conditions

neimënster commits to designate a contact person, assigned to the smooth running of the residency.
The know-how of the neimënster team is specified in the residency contract.
These residencies include the provision of individual accommodation, workspaces, and a performance room equipped with sound and light (technical data available on request) as well as a creation allowance established after studying the application file.
Residents can be accompanied, upon request. Baby cots are also available. Pets are not allowed in the building and smoking is not allowed on the premises.
Travel from home to the residence, intramural travel and meals are at the expense of the artists.


The premises provided free of charge to the artists are subject to an inventory of fixtures at the beginning and end of the residency in the presence of the artists.
Each studio (from 20 to 45m2) has a bed (single or double), a fully equipped kitchenette (refrigerator, hotplates, coffee machine, pots and pans, and basic dishes, dishwasher, and microwave – kettle on request), and a bathroom. Sheets, blankets, and towels are provided.
Each resident is responsible for the maintenance of his or her studio.
Large capacity washers and dryers are available in the building. Tokens are available at the reception desk.

Legal framework

A residency contract specifying the respective commitments of neimënster and the artists hosted is signed before the beginning of the residency.
Each resident must take out his/her own insurance policy covering his/her personal belongings, his/her work, and any damage he/she may cause on the residency site. Similarly, the resident must have health coverage.

Ownership of the works

The artist retains the moral rights and ownership of the works produced during the residency but assigns to the artist the right to use the works.

The artists retain the moral rights and ownership of the works produced during the residency but assign to neimënster and the partners of the residency the right to use extracts free of charge, for non-commercial purposes, in the context of educational or cultural activities and for the promotion of the residency. The artists also agree to provide the textual and visual contents linked to their creation on the date fixed by the residency agreement.

Evaluation of the residency

At the end of the residency, the artists and neimënster will draw up a shared report on the progress of the residency. This report will be qualitative and quantitative, and will also include a detailed financial report.

Application file

The elements to provide are :

  • Name, first name and contact information of the person responsible for the application
  • CV of the artists involved
  • Artistic file of creation, accompanied by a budget