Join the Student Research Internship at Ideas for Russia Labs


The Boris Nemtsov Foundation for Freedom is excited to announce the recruitment of students for the Ideas for Russia Labs, a new internship program under the umbrella of the Ideas for Russia initiative. Led by reputable scholars, our laboratories offer students with an interest in Russia the chance to engage in impactful research projects. Each project is designed to engage small teams of 2-3 students, ensuring personalized mentorship and in-depth engagement.

The primary goal of the program is to develop students’ research abilities and integrate them into a global network of scientific collaboration. Featuring 9 specialized laboratories, the program addresses a range of social and political issues pertinent to contemporary Russia, offering a unique platform for academic and professional growth.

Each intern will be awarded a scholarship of $1000.

Our mentors include:

– Polina Aronson, independent researcher
– Matthew Blackburn, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
– Fabian Burkhardt, IOS Regensburg
– Ivan Fomin, Ideas for Russia, Charles University
– Pavel Havlicek, Association for International Affairs (AMO)
– Sasha Kappinen, Public Sociology Laboratory (PS Lab)
– Vladimir Kozlov, IOS Regensburg
– Anna Kuleshova, Social Foresight Group
– Lilia Sablina, Central European University
– Marina Sergeeva, independent researcher

Applications are open until June 23, 2024.

The program starts on July 1, 2024.

For more information please visit the link.