Paid Internship at Democracy Reporting International in Germany

Posted on August 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Open to: students able to work in Germany Benefits: 400 EUR/ month


Democracy Reporting International (DRI) is a non-partisan, independent, not-for-profit organisation registered in Berlin. Democracy Reporting International promotes the political participation of citizens, the accountability of state bodies and the development of democratic institutions world-wide.

Democracy Reporting International is currently recruiting an intern for its Berlin headquarters to support DRI’s work in Asia (Pakistan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka) and its GSP+ Global Labour and Human Rights project. The intern will support the Asia Team in the areas of communications and project management/administration.

Tasks include:

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Contribute to writing and editing website stories and newsletter articles; Support in drafting and scheduling... Read More »

Institutional Development Internship in Brussels

Posted on August 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 17 August 2017 Open to: master students in Political Science, EU or international studies, or relevant fields Benefits: paid internship in Brussels, Belgium


Caritas Europa works for justice, peace and development to testify Christ’s love for humankind. Its guiding values and principles are the centrality of the human person, fraternity, solidarity and gratuitousness, peace, integral human development, religious freedom and cultural diversity, cooperation and subsidiarity, professionalism and heartfelt concern for the poor, responsibility for a sound ecological order. Caritas Europa expects its staff members and interns to acknowledge its identity, contribute to these values and commit to its vision and mission while on duty.

The intern will support the Institutional Development Unit in the implementation of the annual... Read More »

The European Union, Turkey and its Wider Neighbourhood PhD Workshop

Posted on July 3rd, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline:  1 August 2017 Open to: PhD students of political science, international relations as well as economics, history, law and social sciences Venue: 17-18 October 2017 at Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals (IBEI) – Spain


Several interconnected crises are profoundly affecting relations between the European Union and Turkey. The refugee crisis, the failed coup attempt in Turkey of July 2016, the UK’s aspiration to exit the European Union, Turkey’s Constitutional referendum, bilateral tensions between Turkey and individual EU Member States, the unravelling neighbourhood and rising Eurosceptic trends on both sides are just the most recent examples.

Although Turkey has always been an integral part of Europe’s history, a contrasting mix of conflict and cooperation, has been at the heart of the dense relationship between Turkey... Read More »

EUME Postdoctoral Fellowship

Posted on May 11th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 15 May 2017 Open to: scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology Scholarship: receive a monthly stipend, organisational support regarding visa, insurances, housing

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The Middle East in Europe (EUME) is the exploration of political, social, religious and cultural links between Europe and the Middle East in history and the present. The  Fellowships are available to pursue the postdoctoral programme and its intended primarily for scholars of art history, history, literature, philology, political philosophy, political science, religion and sociology who want to carry out their research projects in connection with the Berlin program for the research program Europe in the Middle East—The Middle East in Europe (EUME).

Eligibility The fellowships are intended primarily for scholars of... Read More »

Call for Essays: Citizenship and Territoriality

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 10 May 2017 Open to: students, scholars and other interested individivuals Benefits: being published in the online magazine Unsere Zeit


This call for essays by Unsere Zeit magazine encourages students, scholars, and other folks to compose analytically sound and stylistically engaging essays on the relationship of citizenship and territoriality. Bridging the gap between academic and public discourse, the CfE aims at laying intellectual groundwork for progressive politics and activism.

We invite people to share their analysis of the status quo and vision for the future regarding our relationship with the world we live in. We aim for an open and multifaceted, intelligent and intelligible debate about what citizenship means and could mean in our and future times.

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Summer University for Young Professionals 2017

Posted on May 8th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 24 May 2017 Open to: young professionals within the field of international relations, political science, security studies and other relevant fields primarily from V4, Ukraine, Western Balkans and other partner countries Price: 150 EUR (Accommodation, local transport and three meals per day fully covered. Organizers will be able to partly cover the travel costs)


STRATPOL Summer University is tailored for young professionals within the field of international relations, political science, security studies and other relevant fields primarily from V4, Ukraine, Western Balkans and other partner countries. The event is designed as a high-profile interactive course consisting of study visits, lectures, workshops, and discussions led by international experts with a proven background in decision-making, diplomacy, academia, NGOs and media.

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Apply for PoSIG – Joint Master Degree!

Posted on April 19th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Open to: students from the Western Balkans who have completed their Bachelor studies prior to 31 August 2017 Scholarship: tuition fees and living expenses


The Joint Master PoSIG offers the students the opportunity to receive a joint diploma with at least one EU partner University signing it. Prospective students shall read below the documents to be submitted during the first phase of applications. Applications will be opened from 25 March 2017 until 21 May 2017 to all interested students who already obtained at least a Bachelor’s degree in political science and/or closely related fields (180 ECTS) and have at least 15 ECTS of methodology courses. Students that have not yet got their BA can... Read More »

Administrative Assistant for the ERC Project

Posted on April 17th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Open to: candidates having excellent command (written and spoken) of English, German or French Remuneration: highly competitive salaries

Description The University of Luxembourg invites applications for the following position at the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) – Administrative assistant for the ERC project “Electoral Legacies of War: Political Competition in Postwar Southeast Europe” hosted by the Institute of Political Science (ELWar). Eligibility The candidate will be part of a multilingual team. S/he must, therefore, have excellent command (written and spoken) in English, as well as of German or French. Command of Luxembourgish language will be of advantage, as will be the command of any of the languages of Southeast Europe; Excellent organisational and communication skills; Academic background with proven success; Previous... Read More »

OSCE Research Fellowship

Posted on April 13th, 2017 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 1 May 2017 Open to: graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 Fellowship: stipend of EUR 564 + housing


The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe Parliamentary Assembly International Secretariat regularly engages eight or nine graduate students of political science, law and international relations from universities in OSCE countries as Research Fellows. Fellowship positions are granted for six month periods.

Students join the International Secretariat in order to gain practical experience in the field of international affairs, and the Assembly, in turn, benefits from increased language capacity as well as a strong research capacity.


The Secretariat mainly recruits graduate students between the ages of 21 and 26 with strong research and writing abilities and... Read More »

Corruption in Eastern/Southeastern Europe and Latin America

Posted on December 13th, 2016 in ArchiveRespond to this post »

Deadline: 31 January 2017 Open to: researchers from disciplines such as history, anthropology, economics, political science or sociology Venue: 29 June – 1 July 2017, IOS Regensburg, Germany Description In much of today’s media discourse, corruption serves as a short-hand explanation for almost every political problem. Low levels of development, social injustice, a lack of security or even setbacks in the struggle against terrorism – in all these fields corruption is seen as a key factor operating in the background. The social sciences, and to some degree the humanities as well, have responded to this trend by intensifying research on the topics of corruption and governance. While previous research has often been quantitative and normative, newer work takes the difficulties and complexities of transforming... Read More »