University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Faculty of Economics, Department of Politics and International Relations
Research Fellowship at the Department of Politics and International Relations
Topic Overview:

Research internship at a vibrant and creative research institution ranking among the best in the fields of political science and international relations in the Czech  Republic. We publish regularly in top Czech and international journals, participate in and organize international conferences and collaborate on various externally funded research projects. Members of the Department contributed significantly to the establishment of political science, international relations and security studies as academic disciplines, publishing both popular textbooks as well as key articles and monographs in their respective fields of interest.

The topic of the research the intern will work on, will be set after the intern will contact the Department. There are various research projects at the Department at different times. Research projects cover the following fields – Political Science, International Relations, Security Studies or Development Studies (topics include the study of populism and corruption, public policies, power in IR, conflicts in IR, emerging powers and others).


Tasks of the intern depend on the research team the intern will be part of and on the discussion between the intern and the supervisor. The intern can engage in the literature review, to write or co-write a scientific article, to prepare his/her own lecture or presentation on a given topic etc.


The student should have general interest and passion in scientific research in the field of Political Science or International Relations. We expect him/her to have some knowledge in the related fields. Fluent English is a must (reading, writing, speaking).


Expected outcomes depend on the research team the intern will be part of and on the discussion between the intern and the supervisor, it can be literature review, scientific article, lecture or presentation etc.
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