Student Project Assistant at the Centre of South-East European Studies

Deadline: 15 June 2016
Open to: candidates with excellent Bachelor’s Degree (for Degrees after 1st of October 2015, grade point average below 2.0 and at least 30 ECTS/Semester) and with very good command of English
Remuneration: the minimum salary is EUR 960,80 gross/month


The Centre of Southeast European Studies is looking for a Student Project Assistant (20 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 2 years; position to be filled as of October 1st 2016)

The project position is advertised through an initiative of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities by means of recruiting internationally renowned, awarded and well advanced students with a Bachelor’s Degree. The student project assistant will be encouraged to complete a scientific study with an independent research project (Master’s thesis in South-Eastern European Studies) with excellent good success. At the same time, the jobholder supports his/her fellow students professionally as mentor with their Bachelor studies.

Job specification:

  1. Pursuing a Master’s Degree in South-Eastern European Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities with excellent good success;
  2. Mentoring: professional support of undergraduate students especially in writing their Bachelor’s thesis and in the planning of a study abroad semester or internships abroad.


Professional qualifications and ideal personal profile for this position:

  • Excellent Bachelor’s Degree (for Degrees after 1st of October 2015, grade point average below 2.0 and at least 30 ECTS/Semester);
  • Very good command of English;
  • Longer study visit (at least one academic year) at a foreign university or Bachelor’s Degree from a foreign university;
  • Bachelor’s Degree qualifies for an admission to one of the Master’s Degree at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities;
  • Very good command of English;
  • Communication and social skills;
  • Organizational skills and ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to work well under pressure, flexibility, self-responsibility, ambition.


  • The minimum salary as stated in the collective agreement and according to the classification scheme is EUR 960,80 gross/month;
  • The salary may be higher due to previous employment periods eligible for inclusion and other earnings and remunerations.

How to apply?

If you are interested, please latest by 15 June 2016  submit to your application documents:

  • CV;
  • Letter of motivation;
  • Transcript of records (Bachelor);
  • Bachelor’ s Degree;
  • Draft of Master’ s thesis (max. 5 pages, incl. time line and list of publications).

Please also include 2 references (professors or associate professors ) willing to provide a commendatory letter.

For further information on the Master’s programme and on the admission process please visit the official website.

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