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Ad Details

  • Ad ID: 1503

  • Added: July 26, 2021

  • Location: Belgium

  • State: Bruxelles-Capitale

  • City: Brussel (Bruxelles)

  • Views: 5752

  • Recruiting Organization: EGMONT – The Royal Institute for International Relations

  • Required Education: A Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant domain (EU affairs, international relations, sociology, communication)

  • Required Experience & Qualification: Proven interest in EU politics & decision-making, the Belgian political landscape, deliberative democracy; Good writing skills; Excellent organizational skills.

  • Required Language: Excellent knowledge of English and of Dutch or French; working knowledge of the other national language is highly recommended;

  • Salary Range: A 6-month remunerated traineeship (€ 900/ month);

  • Application Deadline: August 3rd, 2021

  • How to Submit Application: To apply, a CV and a motivation letter compiled in a PDF file should be addressed to Mr Jean Louis de Brouwer, Director, European Affairs Programme, and sent by e-mail to Mr Marcel Muraille,, by August 3rd, 2021 mentioning in the subject line “Research Trainee”.

  • Contract type: Internship

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EGMONT – The Royal Institute for International Relations is an independent think-tank based in Brussels. As a platform for in-depth analysis and a forum for debate in the field of international politics, the Institute has the ambition to make a useful contribution to the policy-shaping process through its publications, conferences, seminars and trainings.

The European Affairs Programme of the Egmont Institute is looking for a Trainee to assist in its research activities related to the EU Conference on the Future of Europe, running from the beginning of September 2021 to February 2022.



  • Participate in the research activities of the EU Affairs Programme on the Conference on the Future of Europe;
  • Draft policy brief for citizens’ agoras and conferences;
  • Support in the design of the methodology applied to the projects.

Logistics tasks

  • Support and assistance in the organization of events (conferences, citizens’ agoras);
  • Liaise with partner organisations and Belgian authorities.