International Opportunities

Uşak University, Turkey has the pleasure to invite IIU staff to its 3rd International Staff Week to be held with the topic of ‘Re-connection in New Era’ between 6-10 June 2022 within the framework of the Erasmus Programme.

The participants will have the opportunity to get to know the Usak University, and receive information on how we work for our exchange programmes and other international activities while they will also meet their contact persons per department if they wish to do so. The 5-day programme includes staff teaching and training activities, presentations, and events. For social events, a day trip to Antalya is planned.

There will be no participation fees. However, participants will have to arrange the accommodation on their own. Anyone else who could bear the expenses is eligible to apply for the International week.

Please register by filling the link and upload the duly filled attached application UU-ISW-Application Form form in pdf through the same link. The last date for online applications is 4th May 2022. After shortlisting the successful staff member would be communicated and be publicized on ORIC/IIU website.

For staff training and teaching activities, STA/STT work plans form based on the mobility type, would be required to fill.

If you have any questions, please, don’t hesitate to contact ORIC, IIUI!

The Saïd Business School, Environmental Change Institute and the School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford, UK and the Department of Development Studies, S3 H, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan are calling for applications from early career Pakistani researchers who are working on themes related to climate change challenges in Pakistan to participate in an academic writing and publishing workshop in Summer 2021 in Pakistan. Through the workshop, participants will produce a publishable quality journal article and gain an enhanced awareness of the process of writing papers for academic journals. Participants will be encouraged to submit their prepared journal article to a well-regarded journal following the workshop. The skills gained from the workshop will enable participants to contribute new understandings of the multiple dimensions of climate change challenges in Pakistan to wider academic and practitioner audiences in Pakistan and globally.

The Prince Faisal bin Fahad Award is an international research grant program targeted at sports research projects related to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Award aims to support rigorous, intellectually ambitious, and technically sound research that is relevant to the most pressing questions and compelling opportunities in sports. We seek to financially support scholarly work that develops new foundational knowledge or build upon existing knowledge, that may have a lasting impact on the sports discourse. The Award will allow researchers to apply for funding of USD 80,000 to USD 1,20,000 to support their research. A total of USD 1,000,000 will be awarded.
The Leaders Development Institute oversees the award, and is an educational institution operating under the Ministry of Sports of Saudi Arabia, and is committed to developing the sports sector through research, innovation, and education. The Award is one of the initiatives of the Quality of Life Program, operating under Vision 2030. An independent scientific committee, established by the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology (AISTS), the international academy based in the Olympic Capital, Lausanne, Switzerland, will determine grant recipients through the Award.

Health and Population Think Tank (HPTT) based at Health Services Academy under the aegis of Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations & Coordination Islamabad is conducting a 3-days online short certificate course on “Economics of COVID-19”. The course would be starting from December 28, 2020.

Opportunity to work in an international organization
Work in collaboration with international students from different countries.
Opportunity to learn from ADB experts
Contribute to the ADB business through analytics results

The UNICEF Innovation Fund in partnership with the Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children and Giga is looking to make up to $100K equity-free investments to provide early stage (seed) finance to for-profit technology start-ups that have the potential to benefit humanity.
If you are a start-up using machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain or extended reality, registered in one of UNICEF’s programme countries, and have a working, open source prototype (or you are willing to make it open-source) showing promising results, the UNICEF Innovation Fund is looking for you.

The application period for the 2020 UN Young Professionals Programme (YPP) (YPP) exams is now open.
The Young Professionals Program (YPP) is a recruiting initiative for talented and highly qualified professionals to begin a career as an international civil servant at the United Nations Secretariat. It consists of an entrance exam and professional development programs once successful candidates begin their career at the UN. It is a two-year internship for young professionals under the UN Young Professionals Program.
Depending on the UN staffing needs, applicants are invited to apply for different examination subjects. Descriptions of responsibilities, expected competencies, and educational requirements differ by area.
The world looks to the United Nations for solutions to complex problems everywhere; from ending conflicts and alleviating poverty, to fighting climate change and defending human rights. The topics on their agenda are multiple and diverse, as are the careers they offer. Among its ranks, you’ll find staff members who oversee elections, disarm child soldiers, coordinate humanitarian crisis relief, and provide administrative and logistical support to carry out complex mandates. These are just a few examples among many other equally critical and necessary functions.
The wide range of jobs means that you can change roles, departments, geographic locations, and even organizations or fields of work throughout your career at the Organization.
Does it motivate you to make a difference? Are you selfless and motivated to be part of a larger purpose in the service of humanity? And is it hope and strength of character traits that will guide your zeal to make a difference in a complex world?
Are you the type of person who will travel and work anywhere anytime?
Do you thrive in an environment that is truly international and multicultural, that respects and promotes diversity, and functions at its best through the efforts of teams of different people?
Apple is offering an opportunity for a software engineering internship in the United States of America.
The engineers here work on both the user interface level and the lower-level implementation details. The selected intern candidate will be willing to work in a dynamic and collaborative environment. The person filling this role must be a practical, enthusiastic, and self-motivated developer with a strong initiative and desire to succeed in a challenging environment. You will have a true passion for extraordinary user experiences and an eye for detail. Applicants for the Web Development Intern position must include a link to a web portfolio.

The goal of the TDR Strategy 2018-2023 is to foster research on infectious diseases of poverty that lead to health improvement, strengthen research capacity of the individuals and institutions in developing countries, and develop implementation strategies and solutions that respond to health needs of these countries. It also supports translation of research results into policy and practice by improving health and promoting the engagement of individuals and communities in using research evidence to reduce the disease burden in their respective countries.
This call supports the generation of evidence from local research for the prevention and control of tropical diseases in the Eastern Mediterranean Region countries and takes into account the outcomes of two activities at the Regional Office: “Supporting Research for Health in the EMR” (EM-ACHR Meeting, 17-18 February 2020); and the “Regional Health Research Prioritization” workshop (13 February 2020). It emphasizes the importance of using implementation/ operational research for ALL priority topics listed below. In addition, the call welcomes research which links more than one priority in the list below, as well as involving EMR-based healthcare delivery and disease control programmes with research / academic institutions.

In light of the urgency and importance of addressing the COVID-19 virus outbreak issue in the world and in the country as well, Ignite is looking forward to provide funding support to high-impact and short time-to- market ideas that can be developed to tackle the most pressing challenges by COVID-19 outbreak.
Applications are expected from legally registered local entities including manufacturing companies, research groups from academia, R&D based industrial setup, startups and other relevant organizations. All COVID-19 related proposals would be processed on priority basis.

The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) has announced that its latest “call for innovation” will focus on supporting member countries’ long-term preparedness and response to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Pakistan Science Foundation under Competitive Research Grant invites research proposals from scientists/technologists/engineers/technopreneurs to carry out indigenous research to better understand and address challenges pertaining to the recent spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and allied issues

Applications are open for Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020 which will be held between April 12-15 in Dhaka and Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. More than 150 youth representatives from 57 ICO member states and youth ministers will join this program.

This program has been designed with thematic workshops and sessions, which will be carried out by renowned experts. This program is an excellent opportunity to learn the culture of Bangladesh, as they will take you to different cultural sites in Dhaka. You can also enjoy the Bengali New Year festival, cultural programs and, yes, the beach concert at Cox’s Bazar, the longest sea beach in the world. Interested participants will also have the opportunity to visit the Rohingya camp for the humanitarian training camp.

In addition to the opening, the Holy Quran recitation competition, film festival, art exhibition, debate competition, volunteer camp, youth summit and business center training camp, soccer camp, Mobile debate and a grand closing ceremony are the highlights of the year-long celebration,

The Islamic Cooperation Organization (OIC) is the second-largest intergovernmental organization after the United Nations with a membership of 57 states spread across four continents.

Applications are now open for GIRLS 20 GLOBAL SUMMIT 2020. The summit will include workshops that will build essential leadership skills. One day conference on the fundamental economic policy issues facing girls and women around the globe. This brings an opportunity to make a network and communicate with young female leaders from all around the world. In October 2020, Young women from different countries will gather for the 11th Global Summit in Riyadh, a week of leadership training, social enterprise development, and mentoring sessions by female leaders in the business and public sectors.

The University of York and CREATE DAV invite candidates to participate in a fully-funded interdisciplinary CREATE program in Data Analysis and Visualization (DAV) at the University of York in Toronto, Canada.

The event includes talks by CREATE DAV professors and industry experts on current research topics in big data science, as well as practical experience in York laboratories and OCAD U. The curriculum reflects the wide range of research areas in CREATE DAV, which includes research on machine learning, data mining, signal processing, computer vision, image processing, computer graphics, virtual human modeling, serious games, natural language processing, human perception and cognition, visualization and design

The program is open to all undergraduate students who are interested in pursuing a career in big data science. This program is ideal for students who plan to apply for graduate school at the end of 2020 and are interested in investigating interdisciplinary research aspects of big data science. Students from all over the world despite their nationalities can apply for this fully-funded summer school in Canada

Applications are open for the 2021 Art Major Asian plus Scholarship. Eligible Arts students can apply for Bachelor’s, Master’s and MPhil and study in Korea for free. The objective is to provide scholarships to students with artistic talents to pursue their education at Korea National University of Arts.

Biology Summer School 2020 is open to all students during their undergraduate studies (BS). The duration of the international summer school is 9 weeks. The fully-funded summer program in

Switzerland will run from July 1, 2019, until August 31, 2020. You can apply for the summer school of 2020 in Europe without IELTS / TOEFL.

The Zurich Undergraduate Summer School of Biology (BUSS) gives undergraduate students in Life Sciences the opportunity to conduct an important research project in one of the participating laboratories of the University of Zurich or ETH Zurich. Thanks to the intense curriculum of BUSS, participating students not only become familiar with laboratory methods and theoretical principles but also acquire skills in scientific reasoning and scientific communication.

The biology summer school is taught in English. In addition to the scientific and educational curricula, BUSS offers a three-day all-inclusive retreat in the Swiss countryside, visits to the Swiss research and science institutions, as well as an initiation and closing event. The Summer School of the University of Zurich is one of the best summer schools in the world.

The exchange is part of an already signed MoU between IIUI and USAK University. it aims the exchange of students and academic staff between the Turkish higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries. The program includes all higher education institutions throughout the world without discriminating between the geographical borders.

Application is open for the World Nomads Travel Writing Scholarship You have a great opportunity to win a fully-funded trip to the Caribbean.

Are you a traveling

World nomad will send three aspiring writers to the sandy shores and the crystal water of Caribbean In this 14 year great experience you will get a chance to learn from the best mentors in the field of writing

The exchange is part of an already signed MoU between IIUI and USAK University. it aims the exchange of students and academic staff between the Turkish higher education institutions and higher education institutions of other countries. The program includes all higher education institutions throughout the world without discriminating between the geographical borders.

Application are now open for the Poland Government Scholarship for the badge of 2020-21 This program is the prestigious scholarship offered by the government of Poland. This program offered a wide range of programs.

There are programs offered in different disciplines ie IT, engineering, Science, Social Science, Arts, etc. You can apply in a different program

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland opens applications for the Carnegie Scholarships with full funds in the United Kingdom by 2020. Interested candidates can apply until February 28, 2020. The scholarship is for the Ph.D. students in the applicable courses at host universities.

The Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland is a charitable trust established by Andrew Carnegie in 1901 for the benefit of the universities of Scotland, their students, and their staff.

According to research, 5 out of 300 startups starting operations annually in Pakistan survive in the medium term. Through Epiphany Lab, we help you increase your chances of success! Designed in collaboration with Uncharted, a US organization based in Colorado that has helped social entrepreneurs raise $252 million and impact 37 million lives in 96 countries, Epiphany Business Model Validation Lab provides high-potential early-stage entrepreneurs like yourself (fondly known as Little Epiphanies) with a step-by-step methodology to rapidly and systematically validate your venture’s business model. During the three-month lab, you will receive comprehensive business support and guidance from 80 plus international and national mentors; identify and validate/invalidate the foundational assumptions that underpin your venture; build and test prototypes with real customers; conduct a break-even analysis of your business; build out a budget and financial model; create a 6-month operating plan and learn the art of pitching. You will also pitch at Epiphany Lab’s Demo Day in front of potential donors and investors.

The Asia-Pacific Center for Education for International Understanding (APCEIU) will organize the sixth UNESCO 2020 Youth Leadership Workshop in Seoul, Korea, on GCED (Education for Global Citizenship) from May 25 to 31, 2020. UNESCO / APCEIU is a Youth Leadership with full funds One week conference in Korea.

This is a Leadership workshop so that participants with a diverse academic background are eligible to apply. The one-week Workshop aims to develop the capacity of dynamic leaders of young people around the world to identify the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Applications are one now for to Become The UN Youth Envoy’s Young leaders From SDG 2020 . Are you a youth leader and working in one of the key area of SDG so here is the great chance for you.

Engage your community by teaching and helping them in providing information about SDG through different goals and SDG models. contribute your efforts in the formation of society.

As a community, they work to support efforts to involve young people in the realization of the SDGs, both through strategic opportunities with the United Nations and through their existing initiatives, platforms and networks.

Do you want an internship! yes do you want to go to Barcelona for free? No?? just kidding! Here is a great opportunity for you to apply for a CRG Paid Summer Internship In Barcelona Spain 2020.

The Center for Genomic Regulation (CRG) launches the eighth summer internship program to provide undergraduate and master’s students the opportunity to conduct summer research at the CRG. The objective of the program is to encourage students, of any nationality, in the search for a scientific career and to present them with an international laboratory experience.

Applications are open for the Global Internship program you can call it GIST it is one of the most renowned program.

For those of you who wish to experience the unique research environment and opportunities available in the GIST, the Global Intern Program (GIP) offers a wonderful opportunity to experience research in GIST by joining a research laboratory for eight weeks during the summer . to receive valuable training and tutoring from the laboratory professor. It will be an opportunity to help you decide if obtaining an advanced degree in GIST is right for you while acquiring valuable research experience.

INNOVATE4CLIMATE (I4C), organized by the World Bank Group, is an annual global conference on climate finance, climate investment and climate markets. It attracts leaders focused on transformative and innovative actions on climate change. Launched in 2017, I4C is designed to bring together opinion leaders interested in linking climate innovation with investment opportunities, transforming dialogue into action.

This year, the I4C conference will take place in Barcelona, ​​Spain, from May 26 to 28. It will host a summit, workshop, a pitch hub competition and much more.

About the Pitch Hub competition:

I4C Pitch Hub Competition is an annual Pitch Hub competition for innovators who show ingenuity, entrepreneurship and a clear value proposition. It is a competition whose objective is to involve new companies and entrepreneurs and create a space to innovate in I4C. The objective of the competition is to highlight climate-smart solutions with a transformative impact potential to reduce emissions and / or increase resistance to climate change.

Researchers from all fields are invited to submit solutions to local problems related to production, process, and application in the following mentioned themes. The technology must contribute in local development through problem solving or export increase.

Agriculture, Water and Livestock

Textile and Leather

Chemicals and Materials

Construction and building

Information and Communication Technology

Application are open for the Abu Dhabi University Scholarships For International Students for 2020 intake . This is one of the prestigious scholarships in UAE . This scholarship offer 100% fee scholarship in some of its categories

Under Technical Expert Services (TES), internationally renowned experts are engaged to strengthened industries / organizations / NPOs of the respective member countries for developing institutional capacities and upgrade technical competencies for productivity improvement. The duration of TES projects is normally up to 12 days.

TES helps in developing trainers and consultants in industries / organizations through NPOs, is new area that promote advances in the agriculture, industry, service and public sectors and to provide them with consultancy services to solve productivity related issues. To download APO Project Notification, please visit NPO website

The final selections of the proposals rest with NPO/APO screening committee and is not challengeable. Incomplete and nominations after NPO deadline will not be processed.

Kindly send proposals/applications to National Productivity Organization (NPO), APO Liaison Department, Flat No. 09&10, Tariq Heights, Street No. 73, F-11/1, Islamabad, Pakistan.

For any inquiry, and further information, please contact Mr. Muhammad Sohaib, APO Liaison Department (Cell 0332-5490277, email:”

Applications are now open Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2020 is an intensive Bootcamp that brings together many young entrepreneurs, students, and professionals from around the world and place them on a common platform to innovate and create new startups by collaboration. GEB provides an environment where young entrepreneurs from all over the world can show their innovative ideas and creations, compete, and collaborate with other entrepreneurs. Share your ideas with a range of entrepreneurs from different parts of the world. GEB mentors guide them with their piece of work.

Asia Pacific Future Leader Conference 2020 is an international youth conference in the Asia Pacific region, where youth leaders are tasked with solving global problems through research, presentation and creating an appropriate resolution for global problems.

Having great success in organizing the first Asia Pacific Future Leaders Conference in 2017, the Asia Pacific Future Leaders Initiative is proud to bring back the most anticipated international youth event of the year in the Asia Pacific region to end of this year. APLC 3.0 finally returned with more challenging but related issues that collaborated with the current global issues that are “Leaders in the World 2030”. This conference offers inspiring talks by a recognized international expert in Global Challenge, exciting cultural exchange sessions and comprehensive leadership training that emphasizes 5 APLI leadership qualities that are critical thinking skills, problem solving, time management, public speaking and negotiation. , as well as skills to solve problems and make decisions.

Applications are open for Internship at International Labour Organization (ILO) The International Labor Organization calls for communications internship applications in Bangkok, Thailand. The internship will increase understanding of the relevant issues at the international level by directly involving them in the work of the Office and the application of ILO principles, programs and strategies. In addition to that, the intern will gain practical experience with the ILO directly related to his field of study.

Applications are open for the VIVA Girls Grants The first open call for grants from VIVA Girls Initiative of MADRE supports the leadership, power, creativity and organization of girls worldwide!

Apply for a 12-month grant (financial support), and / or actively encourage young girls and women leaders to apply for a grant to fund their ideas, initiatives or organizations!

The Scholarship Program offers high-quality training by leading academics and professionals in international law on a wide range of core issues of international law. In addition, the interactive nature of the training allows participants to share experiences and exchange ideas, which promotes greater understanding and cooperation on contemporary issues of international law.

The Scholarship Program is intended to enable qualified professionals, particularly government officials and international law teachers from developing countries and countries with emerging economies, to deepen their knowledge of international law and the legal work of the United Nations.

CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, is now accepting applications for CERN Junior Fellowship 2020 in Geneva, Switzerland. The duration of the fully-funded scholarship in Switzerland is between 6 months (minimum) up to a maximum of 36 months. The CERN scholarship program is one of the best scholarship programs in the world.

You do not need IELTS / TOEFL for the CERN application. There is no application fee and CERN will cover all the costs of the selected candidates. Diversity has been an integral part of CERN’s mission since its foundation and is an established value of the Organization.

This scholarship program is aimed at graduates of universities or higher technical institutes in a wide range of applied sciences, computer science, and engineering with limited or no work experience, who seek to work in a research group.

At CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, physicists and engineers are investigating the fundamental structure of the universe. Using the largest and most complex scientific instruments in the world, they study the basic components of matter, fundamental particles that collide together at a speed close to that of light. The process provides clues to physicists about how particles interact and provide information about the fundamental laws of nature.

The wait is over. Applications are now open to apply for the Turkey Government Scholarship 2020. This time, the Turkish Government Scholarship is accepting applications from around the world in a timeline. You can go for bachelor’s, master’s degree Ph.D. PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL FIELDS ARE AVAILABLE, INCLUDING HEALTH.

Turkey Burslari Scholarship 2020 is a fully funded scholarship for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral programs. The application process is free. There is no application fee for the Turkish Government Scholarship for international students. Türkiye Burslari Scholarships 2020 is a scholarship financed by the government.

You do not need to apply for admission to different universities under Turkey Scholarship 2020. You just need to fill out the application form. Applications for Türkiye scholarships for 2020 will be received in one period, and applications will be opened between January 10 and February 20, 2020 for international students from all countries.

Applications are now open for the International volunteer conference Azerbaijan 2020.

This conference will held from 27-29 feb 2020. All the young leaders from OIC member countries are invited to apply for the program.

An international youth forum will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from February 26 to February 29, 2020, where 114 candidates from the OIC member states and Muslim minorities in non-OIC states will be selected.


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