Trainees and ‘Referendare’
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Trainees and ‘Referendare’

The Academic Service bridges academic and administrative activities within the EUI.

It provides high quality, innovative, accessible and proactive services that support outstanding academic experiences within the EUI’s unique intellectual and research environment.

Committed to the principles of European pluralism, it fosters cultural sensitivity and diversity to build and support a cohesive and vibrant EUI community.

Traineeship in Academic Service

What we offer:

  • A stimulating one year traineeship in a multicultural international academic and research environment.
  • Open access to EUI facilities: Library, PC Rooms, Cafeteria, Gym, Language Courses.

What we look for:

  • Enthusiasm and motivation to work in our international team;
  • A high level knowledge of English language (C1);
  • Acquaintance with database management;
  • Communication and organisational skills.

All rules governing the traineeship refer to the President's Decision no.39/2013

For further information and eligibility, please visit the EUI’s Traineeships webpage.

Legal traineeship (“Referendariatsstation”) in Academic Service

The Academic Service at the European University Institute (EUI) offers to German Legal Trainees (“Rechtsreferendare”) the opportunity to spend part of their training with us at EUI. Candidates can get insights into the academic administration of a Higher Education institution and the working environment of an international organisation at the same time.

Applications by Referendare are accepted throughout the year. Excellent English and well above average academic results in the First State examination are required.

Contact address for further information or applications:

Referendariatsstation im Academic Service

Die Abteilung „Academic Service“ des Europäischen Hochschulinstituts (EUI) bietet Referendarinnen und Referendaren der deutschen Juristenausbildung die Möglichkeit, dort ihre Wahl- oder Verwaltungsstation zu absolvieren. Die Kandidaten können Einblicke sowohl in eine Hochschulverwaltung als auch in das Arbeitsumfeld einer internationalen Organisation gewinnen. Bewerbungen werden ganzjaerhig angenommen. Hervorrragende Englischkenntnisse und ein Praedikatsexamen sind Voraussetzung.



Laura Martignoni

Academic Service former trainee

A traineeship at the Academic Service is an excellent learning opportunity for anyone interested in understanding the work of a unique international organization based in the charming city of Florence

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Alice Pineschi

Academic Service former trainee

A traineeship within the Academic Service is a great way to get an insight into the administrative work of an international organization. I have developed an invaluable skillset.

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Lilla Posztos

Academic Service former trainee

I have gained valuable experience both professionally and personally. I got the opportunity to work with and learn from talented people and it has laid a solid foundation for my future job search.

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Page last updated on 10/03/2022

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