Internship International Arbitration and Sport

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut offers post-graduate students the opportunity to gain practical experience in the field of international and European sports law.  The T.M.C. Asser Instituut, located in The Hague, is an inter-university research institute specialized in international and European law. Since 2002, it is the home of the ASSER International Sports Law Centre, a pioneer in the field of European and international sports law.

International Arbitration and Sport

What we offer: The internship will provide a well-rounded experience and insight into the role and functioning of international arbitration in sport. Under the direction and guidance of a dedicated supervisor, the intern will be considered a full member of our research team and will be expected to contribute in a variety of projects, such as:  

  • Academic research projects;
  • The International Sports Law Journal (ISLJ) and the Asser International Sports Law book series;
  • The editing of a Yearbook on International Sports Arbitration
  • The ASSER International Sports Law Blog
  • Education, events, and special projects.

We have place for: A full-time intern position for a period of six months.

Interested candidates should have: 

  • At least a Master’s degree in law with good study results;
  • Good scores in international arbitration and private international law;
  • A specific interest in the working of the Court of Arbitration for Sport;
  • Strong legal analysis and writing skills;
  • Flexibility, motivation and the capability to work independently;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English. Knowledge of other languages (especially French and German) is an advantage.

How to apply: Candidates who are interested in applying can send their letter of motivation and CV, and a recent academic writing to HRM@asser.nl before February 8, 2016.