Internship at International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

This internship Programme has the dual function of training young professionals and providing expertise to the ICTR.

It is geared towards providing offices at the ICTR with the assistance of students and professionals specializing in fields relevant to the work of the Tribunal.

This consists of international relations, law, economics, political science, philosophy, journalism, translation and terminology.

Selection Criteria

  • Applicants should be currently enrolled in a graduate (Masters or equivalent) or post-graduate (Ph.D) programme.

  • Applicants pursuing their studies in countries where higher education is not divided into undergraduate and graduate stages should have completed at least three years of university studies.
  • Applications must be endorsed by their educational institution.
  • Applicants are expected to be at an early stage of their career, holders of public office or expecting to hold public office.
  • Applicants must state clearly and precisely their particular field of interest and/or submit a topic for a thesis or paper on international humanitarian law/human rights/international criminal law/comparative law/ international law.
  • Applicants must be proficient in English and/or French.
  • Knowledge of Swahili and/or Kinyarwanda would be an asset.
  • Applicants in Diploma Programmes or at educational institutions in technical areas such as Law or Journalism who require an attachment in order to complete their educational requirements will also be considered.


    International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, Arusha
    Arusha International Conference Centre
    P.O.Box 6016, Arusha,Tanzania
    Telephone: +255 27 2505000 / 2565062
    +1 212 963 2850
    Fax: +255 27 250 4000/4373 or
    +1 212 963 2848
    E-mail: ictr-press[at],
    For more information see; Internship at International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda

  • Scholarship 2017/18

    Undergraduate Scholarships,
    Masters Scholarships,
    PhD Scholarships,
    International Scholarships.