The United Nations University Institute on Comparative Regional Integration Studies (UNU-CRIS) offers students with an interest and background in regional integration studies the opportunity to take part in the activities of the Institute. Traineeships and Internships are respectively intended for undergraduate and graduate students.
- Comparative Regional Integration Studies
- Monitoring Regional Integration
- Regional Peace and Security
- Socio-Economic Dimension of Regional Integration
The duties of UNU-CRIS Trainees and Interns involve:
Besides, trainees and interns are welcome to take part in seminars, workshops, conferences and other events organised by UNU-CRIS, including informal briefings and roundtable discussions.
Office space, computer facilities and access to the libraries of UNU-CRIS and the College of Europe are provided. While traineeships and internship are non-remunerated, travel costs incurred by the attendance of any UNU-CRIS related events are reimbursed.
In addition, Bruges’ favourable location close to Brussels provides direct access to the seat of the European Union and other international organizations, as well as a number of universities and research centres based in the Belgian capital.
Although admitted candidates are required to arrange their own travel, housing and health insurance, UNU-CRIS will provide advice and support to help facilitate the search process.
Please see the Research Traineeships and Internships page on the UNU-CRIS website for changes or updates.
Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. Interested candidates are welcome to submit their application to Ms. Léonie Maes.
Applications must include:
 Importantly, the research programme (see Overview tab) you are interested in has to be mentioned in your motivation letter.
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8000 Bruges Belgium.
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