MFI Internship Programme


The Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law calls for applications for participating in its Internship Programme


Would you like to take part in the unique Central European English-language internship programme, and be one of the first participants in the new programme launching in September 2021?


Are you committed to the field of European comparative law and would you like to take your next decisive steps to obtain your PhD degree as a member of a team of international interns?

Get to know the possibilities and details of the long-term internship programme offered by the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law (MFI), and be one of the seven scholarship interns selected for the programme starting this autumn!



Eligible applicants for the MFI Internship Programme



Students participating in the Central European Comparative Law English-language PhD programme at the Ferenc Deák Doctoral School of the University of Miskolc shall also take part in the internship programme of the Ferenc Mádl Institute of Comparative Law (MFI), starting in September 2021.

The international environment of the MFI grants an outstanding potential for doctoral students who join the internship programme and provides insights into researcher and publication processes throughout various themes of comparative law in four main departments (Public Law, Private Law, International and EU Law, Science and Research Network).


Students of the English-language internship programme gain insights into the activities of professors and researchers of the field of comparative law in Central Europe and support their work through their proactive participation. Interns participate in smaller research activities and get involved in other different activities of the MFI. Within the framework, among other things, the interns can collect literature, contribute to the writing of research reports, write and publish scientific articles, etc. The knowledge acquired during the internship programme will greatly contribute to the candidate’s research and professional progress, and the ability competencies acquired during the PhD programme.

Besides, students have a great opportunity to actively organise and attend international conferences and other scientific events organised by the MFI.


The MFI also provides language learning programmes for students receiving CEA Scholarship and participation in scientific conferences organised by the MFI. These interns also have the opportunity to join foreign programmes, summer schools and further trainings. Hence, the MFI helps PhD students in many ways to publish their scientific results.


The training location for interns: Budapest



Method and deadline for submitting application for the MFI Internship Programme


You can submit your application for the internship programme simultaneously with the PhD programme by sending a CV and a two-page cover letter[1] as follows:

Application deadline: 4. May, 2021.

Date of the oral interview: June 2021

Publication of the list of students admitted: July 2021

Start of doctoral programme and internship: September 2021

Application form can be found here.



Additional information and the email address to submit your internship application

You can ask more information about the MFI Internship Programme at the e-mail address



[1] It is recommended to explain in the cover letter why you consider research and professional co-operation in the Central European region important for the countries concerned, and how you could envisage your activities and future career in this field; furthermore how you see your habitual residence in Hungary feasible during the entire duration of the programme (4 years).


qq online qq online qq online qq online