German Music Export


MEUTE, Tour 2023, USA (© Steffi Retti)


HOPE, Depeche Mode Support Tour 2023, Tallinn (© Karsten Boysenc)


Jembaa Groove, Tour 2023, Italy

Gruppenfoto von den Partner:innen des German Showcase vor einem Haus. WAVES VIENNA 2023

Partner German Showcase, Sep 2023, Vienna (©Thomas Ranner)

Gruppenfoto von Teilnehmer:innen der Themenreise auf einem Gehweg. VISITOR PROGRAM 2023

Visitor Program to Juicy Beats Festival, 2023

As a division of Initiative Musik, GERMAN MUSIC EXPORT aims to strengthen the presence of German music abroad. Through various international activities, such as collaborations with international showcase festivals, active membership in international networks like EMEE and ESNS EXCHANGE, and the initiation of its own funding programs (International Tour Funding, DO! Export, and GO! Export), GERMAN MUSIC EXPORT offers musicians and music professionals based in Germany various opportunities to enhance their visibility abroad and expand their network on an international level.


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We have the opportunity to award a few Pro Passes for participation in the Sharpe Festival from April 25-27, 2024 in Bratislava. Interested musicprofessionals who would like to participate in the SHARPE Festival can apply here until March 4.

In collaboration with Primavera Pro we have the opportunity to present three German Acts at the spanish Showcase Festival. Artists can apply here.

Supported by our International Tour Funding in February: Roller Derby. The indie/dreampop band from Hamburg played a gig in London.

Our team from German Music Export will be represented at MENT Ljubljana from 21 – 24 February 2024.

SXSW takes place this year from 8 – 16 March.

Funding Programmes

International Tour Funding
GO! Export
DO! Export

Detailed information about the funding programs in German and English is available here. Currently, the application process for the funding programs is only available in German.


Telephone consultation hours Monday to Thursday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

030 531 475 45 40

Neus López (she/her)
Head of Department
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 411

Portrait Natascha Bader

Natascha Bader (she/her)
Project Management Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 415

Leila Discacciati Portrait

Leila Discacciati (she/her)
Project Management Export and Tour Grants
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 40


Lena Engeln (she/her)
Project Management Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 171

Anna Sophie Rosenhayn (she/her)
Project Management Communications & Festivals
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 – 417


Julia Waldmann (she/her)
Project Management Export and Tour Grants
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 - 40

Margarete Kröher (she/her)
Internship Export
+49 (0)30 - 531 475 45 – 418

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