Dr. Christine Byron was a guest scholar at the Institute in the winter and spring of 2015. She was researching and writing a book titled “Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Legal and Political Responses.”
Dr. Christine Byron was a guest scholar at the Institute. She was researching and writing a book titled “Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Legal and Political Responses.”

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Vacancies

We offer a dynamic environment and the opportunity to contribute to the development of societies based on a human rights culture. Our headquarters are in Lund, Sweden and we have offices in Beijing, Amman, Istanbul, Nairobi, Beijing and Phnom Penh.

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Fulbright-Lund University Chair in Public International Law

This distinguished chair offers an eminent scholar the opportunity to do research and teach at the master’s level in, among other areas, human rights international law, international organizations, humanitarian law, refugee law, human rights-related intellectual property rights or international labor standards.

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Internships

This internship gives university students and recent graduates with a special interest in human rights the opportunity to familiarise themselves with RWI's practical human rights work, helping to complement academic studies in the field and to gain practical work experience.

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Scholarships

Every year we offer scholarships in Sweden and abroad to young people interested in issues related to human rights. This includes a Minor Field Study Programme scholarship and the Martin Alexanderson Research Scholarship for Human Rights Studies.

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Fellowship Programme

Since 2013, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute has given visiting research fellows from academic institutions and national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in Southeast Asia the opportunity to come to RWI’s head office in Lund to conduct research and develop human rights trainings relevant to the Southeast Asia region and context.

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Guest Scholars

The Institute regularly welcomes guest scholars in Lund to be part of the dynamic human rights research environment. Here guest scholars will be exposed to both academic and applied approaches to the study of human rights in a multi-disciplinary environment. 

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