Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to: international students
Scholarship: varied and challenging job with an attractive salary package
KU Leuven University is inviting applications for PhD Position for international students. Applicants are part of a multidisciplinary research group working on the topic of Life Cycle Engineering under the supervision of Dr Jef Peeters, Prof. Joost Duflou and Prof. Dirk Cattrysse. The Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, also known as KU Leuven or the University of Leuven, is a Dutch-speaking university in Leuven, Flanders, Belgium. Due to the continuously increasing complexity of products and the rapid development of new sorting and recycling processes, there is a constant need to determine the optimal combination of existing and recently developed sorting and recycling processes for both... Read More »
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Open to: university graduates with satisfactory knowledge of English or French
Remuneration: 1.159,44 EUR/month
The Economic and Social Committee (ESC) is an advisory body that gives Europe’s economic and social partners (i.e. employers, trade unions, representatives of small businesses, farmers’ associations, consumers, etc.) the chance to issue their formal opinion on EU policies.
Twice a year the ESC organises in-service training periods of five months.
The main aims of the in-service training are:
To conclude and apply knowledge acquired by the trainee during his/her studies or work;
To provide the trainee with practical knowledge of the working of the ESC’s various departments;
To enable the trainees to gain experience through contacts established in day-to-day work.
University... Read More »
Deadline: 9 March 2017
Open to: applicants between 21 and 26 years old
Venue: 07-08 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium
The European Commission is looking for 16 extraordinary young people (aged 21-26) from across the world, with proven commitment and community engagement, to represent the work and impact on development achieved by youth. Young people are ‘movers and shakers’ in their communities and countries, and are key to solving the universal challenges outlined in the European Development Days 2017 programme.
The 16 selected Young Leaders will be invited to Brussels, Belgium, and all expenses (Visa, travel, accommodation) will be covered by the European Commission.
During their visit to Brussels, Young Leaders get the chance to visit European institutions, participate in... Read More »
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 »