Internship in Laos for students – Call for applications

Since 2017, the University of Luxembourg, through its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is actively promoting the Rule of law through legal knowledge in the framework of an Inter-University Cooperation Project (2017-2021) signed in 2015 between the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and Lao People’s Democratic Republic.

This project is a bilateral cooperation funded by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs, Directorate for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs. It provides assistance in the field of legal higher education to the National University of Laos (NUoL), specifically the Faculty of Law and Political Science. The Inter-University Cooperation Project seeks to foster a genuine legal culture and reinforce best practices for law students, lecturers and researchers at the Law Faculty in Vientiane. To learn more about what we do, see:

We are looking for enthusiastic students – up to two – from the FDEF to intern with our Project for a two-months period. We will provide the intern with a friendly and dynamic working environment with a hands-on experience of a development cooperation project.

The intern will be assisting with the organisation of capacity building activities, act as mentor for Laotians students and will conduct research on a topic related to Lao law.  The Intern will work under the supervision of the Liaison Officer at the office of the Inter-University Project at the Faculty of Law and Political Science-NUoL in Vientiane Capital.

The selected intern will be receiving a stipend of €700/month plus a travel allowance of 1500 EUR.


Applicants must be enrolled at FDEF in a law degree. They must be either in the final year of their bachelor or in year 1 or 2 of Master.

Candidates should demonstrate interest in Rule of law development and display cultural sensitivity. They should have a strong track record of legal research and academic writing skills and knowledge of fundamental rights.


Applications must be written in English and should encompass:

– A CV with full contact details;

– A motivation letter.

Application Deadline: 31st of January 2023

Selected candidates will be contacted an interview.

Applications must be sent to:

Prof. Stefan Braum

Ms. Paulina Baschton