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We offer a dynamic environment and the opportunity to contribute to a wider understanding of, and respect for, human rights and internatational humanitarian law. Our headquarters are in Lund, Sweden and we have offices in Beijing, Amman, Istanbul, Nairobi and Phnom Penh.

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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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Vacant internships

Currently, there are no vacant internships.

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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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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Call for Fellowship – Researcher on Rule of Law (full time)

RWI's Cambodia Programme 2020-2022 aims to ensure that academic institutions in Cambodia progressively contribute to the promotion of human rights and gender equality. RWI Cambodia since 2013 supporting human rights research at academic institutions, including at the Centre for the Study of Humanitarian Law (CSHL). CSHL based in Royal University of Law and Economics was established in 2014 and is the only university-based human rights research centre in Cambodia with full time researchers. In addition to providing support to CSHL, RWI provides support to the master programme in international human rights law at Paññāsāstra University of Cambodia and university partners in Battambang and Siem Reap by integrating human rights in teaching and enhancing research skills among teachers and students.

RWI in collaboration with CSHL is looking for a qualified candidate for a fellowship researcher within the area of rule of law. The fellowship is partly based in CSHL and partly in RWI Phnom Penh office. The fellowship is full-time (40h/week).

Learn about the Position and Apply Here

For questions and further information, please contact Phnom Penh office, via email: