Sabbatical Leave

At Guldagergaard, we offer teachers and professors in the field of ceramics a 6-week long sabbatical residency, which can be tailored to your needs. The sabbatical residency provides you with the time and the facilities to pursuit long planned projects, improve your scholarly agenda or find new inspiration for your work.

We believe that artistic research is an integral part of the artistic process, and we strive to create the best possible frames for contemplation, concentration and innovation.

Sabbatical Leave for Professors, Teachers and Ceramic Educators


The Sabbatical Residency at Guldagergaard offers you the chance to explore new ideas, immerse yourself in long planned projects and expand your academic and professional network among other ceramic artists and educators. It is our intention to create an environment, which will allow you time to immerse yourself in a project while still holding on to an international perspective and to a dialogue with the materials, aesthetics and experimental understanding.


Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Center is happy to invite all ceramic educators, professional artists, and studio potters, who hold a teaching position, to apply for our Sabbatical Residency. The residency is intended for those wishing to benefit from a sabbatical leave, in order to explore new ideas in a setting which is both highly inspiring and an ideal retreat for absorption and focus. Guldagergaard offers state-of-the-art facilities and an international environment, which stimulates innovation, originality and an investigative attitude. We are characterised by an intensive approach to materials, and we place great emphasis on the development and expression of the individual artists.

The 6-week long residency includes:

• Accommodation in a single room

• One-on-one tutorials

• Studio space in our newly renovated studio

• Access to all facilities, the studio collection and knowledge bank

• Solo exhibition in the Apple House Gallery with catalogue, PR and photo shoot

• Article in the international press

• Networking


Price for the Sabbatical Residency Package:

$1,750 (Value: $2,600)

International Ceramic Research Center

Heilmannsvej 31 A
DK-4230 Skælskør

T: +45 58 19 00 16