Current interns

Akmal Sapaev (Uzbekistan)

Akmal is expecting to acquire his Master’s Degree in International Law from the European University in Germany.

His main interest lies in conducting research in the fields of public international law, public policy and conflict management and security issues.

At ECMI in Flensburg, Akmal is working on the MMTE Project under the supervision of Dr. Raul Carstocea at the Conflict and Security Research Cluster.

Internship duration: January - March 2014


Katerina Konecna (Czech Republic)

Katerina Konecna has obtained a BSc. degree in European Studies at the University of Southern Denmark in 2013. During her studies, she has successfully completed an exchange semester at the University of Ottawa, where she took courses in political science.

Ms. Konecna has attended the “European Borders and Border Regions in Comparison” seminar in Leck in 2011. She has also participated in the Ostsee MUN conference in 2013. Besides her studies, she engaged as a volunteer in student organizations.

At ECMI she will be assisting Dr. Raul Carstocea and work on the MMTE project.

Intersnhip duration: January - March 2014


Victoria Martovskaya (Russia)

Victoria Martovskaya (27) is from Saint-Petersburg, Russian Federation. Currently she is a student at the University of Flensburg, MA 'European Studies'.  Apart from that, she has obtained Bachelor degree in International Relations  and Master degree in the area of diplomacy of Russian Federation and foreign countries at the Saint-Petersburg State University, School of International Relation, Russia.

In 2008 Ms. Martovskaya participated in the additional educational programme at the General Assembly in the United Nations in New-York, the USA. In August 2013 she participated at the ECMI Summer School and decided to tie her future with minority issues, namely,  problems of xenophobia and analysis of hate speech in Russia. Her sphere of interest is connected with migration problems, human rights and national minority issues in Russia. 

At ECMI Ms. Martovskaya is working on the development of  'Erasmus +' project with Hanna Vasilevich and Zora Popova.

Internship duration: January - April 2014


Mircea-Sergiu Onita (Hungary)

Sergiu is a student of MA International Relations programme at the Faculty of Law and Political Sciences, Szeged University, Hungary. He is expected to acquire Master’s degree in June 2014 and currently he is writing his MA thesis on impact of politics and nationalism on the Hungarian minorities.

He is involved in different programs within the University that are related to Political Science, Minority Issues and Diplomacy. Area of interest of Sergiu are Diplomacy, Minority Issues, Management of National Minority Issues in Hungary and Migration.

At ECMI he is working with Dr. Andreea Carstocea on the MMTE Project.

Internship duration: 15 February - 15 April 2014


Michael Pytlyk (Ukraine)

Michael is a student at MA European Studies programme at the University of Flensburg and the University of Southern Denmark. He has obtained Bachelor in International Relations and European Studies, dual degree from Lazarski University (Warsaw) and University of Wales.

Recognized community activist, Michael is involved in a number of Youth community initiatives and NGOs in Ukraine and internationally. He is a member of European Youth Parliament and Student organisation JEF (Young European Federalists) in Germany. Michael has gained volunteer experience in the social programs of KPH (Campaign Against Homophobia).

At ECMI he is working at the project concerning networking and knowledge-transfer of ECMI in near neighborhood of the EU, which covers Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, under the supervision of Dr. Alexandr Osipov.

Main field of interest of michael include EU Neighborhood policy mainly Eastern Partnership, conducted a research on Soviet ethnical cleansing, currently doing a research regarding the role of Social Movements and Non-Governmental Organization in developing countries.

Internship duration: February - May 2014


Lara Walking (Germany)

Lara Walkling is a student of the postgraduate "Master of Peace and Security Studies" programme at the Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH). She holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Hamburg in Slavonic and Eastern European Studies.

Due to the cooperation between ECMI and IFSH, Ms. Walkling will be writing her Master's thesis at ECMI under the supervision of Dr. Alexander Osipov and Ms. Hanna Vasilevich. He topic of research is multilingual societies in eastern Europe, particularly, in Russia.

Internship duration: February - July 2014


Nilufer Yagublu (Azerbaijan)

Nilufer Yagublu is expecting to acquire a double Master’s degree in European Studies at University of Flensburg and University of Southern Denmark. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Qafqaz University, in interpretation science.

Besides her studies, Ms. Nilufer was involved in projects like Model United Nations (MUN) and several projects related to Human Rights and Inter Cultural events.

At ECMI she is working in the Conflict and Security cluster, assisting Dr. Raul Carstocea in the MMTE Project Development.

Internship duration: December 2013- February 2014


Internship for ECMI Summer School 2014

ECMI announces ECMI Summer School internship position for summer 2014 (June-August 2014). The intern will be part of the ECMI Summer School 2014 team and assist in daily organizational issues.

Deadline for applications: 01 April 2014.

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