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Staff Vacancies

There are no current staff vacancies

Internship Positions

Application Procedure

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please send your application, including your CV, motivation letter, a 2-page writing sample on any International Relations-related topic and an indication of your availability to Candidates with a background and expertise in international relations, finance, migration, international business, economics & trade are particularly encouraged to apply. The duration of the internship should be between 3 and 6 months. Because of recruiting volume, we kindly ask that you do not contact the office to follow-up on your application. Should your application move forward in the hiring process, we will contact you directly. Due to the high number of applications, the earliest possible starting date is January 2022. Please note that our internships are non-remunerated.

Tasks for interns

During their internship, interns are expected to organise and follow-up conferences, seminars and other events, including reporting of these activities. They are also expected to undertake research on EU-Asia Relations and Asian Affairs, resulting in articles and a more extensive research paper as a final outcome. They will also assist with preliminary research on commissioned research projects. In addition, the interns will contribute to the daily work of the institute, administration and updating of the institute’s website and social media.

They also have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with EU Institutions, to attend meetings of other organisations in Brussels and to become acquainted with relevant stakeholders in the field of EU-Asia Relations. We strongly encourage applications from proactive and independent students and recent graduates, who have a strong and manifest interest in EU-Asia Relations, and who are willing to work on a wide range of issues, including, but not limited to, trade, economics, finance, CSR and security.

Visiting Fellows

EIAS hosts Visiting Fellows on a regular basis. Based on their respective expertise, Visiting Fellows actively participate and contribute to one (or a number) of our projects. Moreover, they are strongly encouraged to work on their own research and make use of our extensive network within the EU Institutions and Brussels-based organisations.

If you are interested in a position as Visiting Fellow, please contact us via