Deadline: 1 April 2017
Open to: advanced Master students and PhD students from all across Europe and the world
Venue: 21 – 25 August 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The summer school on democratic innovations addresses this problem and seeks to provide students with a fuller understanding of democratic innovations. The courses will discuss in detail their effects on communities, structures, systems, policies and citizens’ participation. The summer school aims to identify and assess the benefits, disadvantages, functioning and challenges of democratic innovations in contemporary representative democracies. To achieve these objectives, the summer school will combine a broad array of theoretical approaches (made available to students in the reading package of every course) with methodological and empirical perspectives in every course (i.e. a hands-on approach). The... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Open to: NFP countries
Scholarship: covers all costs associated with completing an 18 month Master of Science study programme
The UNESCO-IHE is seeking applications for its Netherlands Fellowship Programmes (NFP) with an aim to promote capacity building within organisations in 51 countries by providing training and education through fellowships for professionals. UNESCO-IHE offers four accredited Master of Science programmes, with a total of 17 specialisations.
Water Management: The scientific study of water resources with practical planning and management skills – Urban Water and Sanitation – Water supply, sanitation and water engineering and management, particularly in urban areas;
Environmental Science – Conservation and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of society – Water Science & Engineering – Hydrological... Read More »
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Open to: University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor)
Remuneration: a monthly grant of approximately 1,120 EUR and reimbursement of travel expenses
A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), starting on either 1st March or 1st October.
University graduates, from all over the world who have a degree of at least 3 years of study (Minimum a Bachelor);
Have good knowledge of English or French or Germany;
Have a good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals... Read More »
Deadline: 18 January 2017
Open to: graduates with a University degree or equivalent experience, with the experience of work for a non-profit or within a comparable policy environment with a focus on inclusion and the rights of refugees
Remuneration: 2.200 to 2.700 EUR, plus additional holiday pay, insurance, transport and meal allowance
ECRE in Brussels is offering a Policy Officer – Refugee Inclusion, Administrative Assistant – UNHCR Strategic Partnership position for 12-months starting in February 2017. The purpose of the position is to support the inclusion of refugees in European societies through influencing European policy and practice on inclusion and integration.
Leading ECRE’s work on refugee inclusion;
Influencing EU policy and practice;
Monitoring and influencing EU funding for inclusion/integration;
Support to inclusion... Read More »
Deadline: 31 December 2016
Open to: female graduates ages 30 and younger interested in EU journalism
Fellowship: up to EUR 5,000, a placement of up to six months in a Brussels-based media organizations
The Lénaïc Fund for Journalism will select two aspiring journalists from an EU country interested in kick-starting their career in journalism. The Fund aims to help those selected find their passion for this important profession just as Lénaïc Vaudin d’Imécourt did when she came to Brussels in 2011 and began her journalistic career.
Through her hard work and tenacity for ‘getting the story’, Lénaïc became the leading Brussels journalist in the field of EU trade policy in just a few years – creating from scratch EU Trade Insights, a daily specialist news... Read More »
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to: university graduates from EU member states (limited number of nationals of non-member countries may be accepted)
Remuneration: trainees are entitled to a monthly grant
Every year, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) offers a limited number of university graduates a five-month traineeship.
Each trainee is assigned to a specific department of the CoR. The nature of the work depends largely on the unit. Some units are more politically oriented, others are more administrative. In general, the type of work assigned is equivalent to that performed by junior executive-grade officials.
The purpose of the organisation of traineeships in the CoR is:
Provide a first-hand experience of the workings of... Read More »
Deadline: 11 December 2016
Open to: law graduates with proven knowledge of and interest in international and EU asylum and human rights law
Remuneration: paid internship for 11 months (brutto 751 EUR)
The European Council on Refugees and Exiles is offering an 11-month legal internship. The purpose of this position is to assist ECRE’s Legal Support and Litigation Team with legal research on specific topics relating to international protection, contributing to the EDAL database and activities by the ELENA network.
ECRE is a pan-European alliance of 90 NGOs protecting and advancing the rights of refugees, asylum-seekers and displaced persons. The mission is to promote the establishment of fair and humane European asylum policies and practices in accordance with international human rights law. The... Read More »
Deadline: 2 October 2016
Open to: students from around Europe
Venue: 6-7 December 2016, Brussels
The Goethe-Institut together with the European Movement International and other partners is reaching out to invite 40 students from around Europe to participate in the “European Angst” conference, taking place at the BOZAR in Brussels on 6-7 December 2016. The event will address urgent questions around populism, xenophobia and extremism in Europe, and will look for responses to the growing anxiety in the “old continent” and beyond its borders. 40 Students, chosen from all over Europe in an open call, will enrich the discussions with their critical questions and write a joint manifesto on the future of Europe, to be handed over to the European institutions at... Read More »
Deadline: 25 September 2016
Open to: young volunteers 18-30 years old
Venue: 1 year Erasmus+ programme volunteering in Brussels, Belgium
JEF Europe is looking for an EVS volunteer to start in January 2017 for a period of one year. JEF Europe and JEF Belgium are joining forces to offer a unique opportunity to a young volunteer (18-30 years old) to work for one year for a European wide network of associations. The chosen volunteer will be in charge, with the support of JEF staff and volunteer, of implementing JEF Belgium activities and to support the development of JEF Europe members.
As a volunteer, you will:
Organize local projects with JEF Belgium (debates, intervention in schools conferences, world café) and implement... Read More »
Deadline: 19 September 2016
Open to: candidates with University Degree (may be ongoing) in European Studies, Human Rights, Law, Political and Social Science – other degrees may also be considered
Remuneration: EUR 751/ month + public transport + lunch vouchers
EuroMed Rights was founded in January 1997 in response to the Barcelona Declaration of November 1995 and the establishment of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership (EMP). It is the coordinating body of about 80 human rights organisations and institutions as well as individuals from over 30 countries. EuroMed Rights is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic intern to assist the Mashreq team in its work. The internship will start as soon as possible for a period of 3 months
The intern will assist the Mashreq... Read More »