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Join our team

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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Join RWI as an Intern

Our internship gives you as a university student and recent graduate with a special interest in human rights the opportunity to familiarise yourself with our  practical human rights work, helping to complement academic studies in the field and to gain practical work experience.

Our open positions: Internships

Communications Department 

Europe Office 

Afghanistan Programme 

General info about the internships. 

Other exciting opportunities

The Fulbright Distinguished Scholar

The Fulbright Distinguished Scholar is co-hosted by the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) and the Law Faculty at Lund University (LU). The aim is to promote collaboration between human rights scholars in the United States and Sweden.

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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.

Learn more about the fellowship programme

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.

Learn about becoming a guest scholar