Applications are started for Fully Funded International Local Authorities Internship Program in Turkey, International Local Authorities Internship Program is an international internship program annually organized by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey. The internship in turkey for international students is fully paid and fully sponsored internship.

The aim of a paid internship in turkey for foreigners is to providing local governance training to the participants through instructions, practical examples and field visits including social activities and trips to various cities in Turkey. The first internships in Turkey for international graduates program, LOCALINTERNational has been providing an international training environment to a wide range of participants from European, Asian and Middle Eastern countries to learn, socialize and see the good practices along with the examples of municipal work.

Turkey International Local Authorities Internship Program Details:

This year, LOCAL INTERNational 2019 will take place between 18-29 August with the participation of new graduates and last year students of universities. As the previous ones, the program will facilitate training, field visits, and social-cultural activities for future local leaders. Our Union looks forward to hosting valuable young participants and to provide them with a beneficial local governance experience.

Host Country:


Program Duration

2 Weeks ( 18-29 August 2019 )


  • Stipend
  • Visa Fee
  • Health Insurance
  • All expenses will be covered by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey


  • Law
  • Economics
  • Urban/Regional Planning
  • Sociology
  • Statistics
  • Communication
  • Political Science
  • International Relations
  • Administrative sciences
  • Other related fields 
Turkey International Local Authorities Internship Program 2019

Learning Content:

  • Fundamental Values of Local Governments
  • Local Democracy and Participation
  • Social and Cultural Activities of Local Governments
  • Global and Regional Organizations of Local Governments
  • Local Governments and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Comparative Local Governments
  • Local Governments in Turkey
  • CV Preparation and Interview Techniques

Application requirements:

  • Good command of English
  • Last year students or new graduates in the above fields

How To Apply for Turkey Internship:

In order to apply for Turkey International Local Authorities Internship Program 2019, fill the applications form from the link given below, provide all the information and then click on the submit button.


The last date to apply for Internships for International Students Turkey is 31 May 2019


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