Institute for European Studies (IES) - Internships



Location (s):

  • Belgium


The Institute for European Studies (IES) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is an academic Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and a policy think tank that focuses on the European Union in an international setting. The Institute advances academic education and research in various disciplines, and provides services to policy-makers, scholars, stakeholders and the general public.


Interns are expected to work within a specific Cluster. In addition to carrying out research, interns are required to support academic staff in various tasks. For more information about the specific areas of research at the IES, please visit the research pages on our website.

Interns will be provided with temporary use of the Institute's IT infrastructure (including  computer and access to the VUB digital library)

Duration of the placement is between 3 and 6 months.

Opportunity is About:


Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

We welcome students who have recently obtained a BA degree, or are currently completing their MA studies. An internship position at the IES would be ideal for students from EU countries, who carrying out research for their MA thesis in a field close to the interests of IES research staff, or who are looking to investigate possibilities to further their research careers.


Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:

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