The actions and goals of the UNESCO Chair on Women, Peace and Security are being supported by a team of unpaid interns.

Call for Interns

Internships for 2020 are closed. 

Indicatively, the tasks that the intern is required to perform are: support in the writing and implementation of research projects, writing material, blogs, or other related research texts, editing and translating texts, support in organizing conferences and related administrative activities, etc.

The internship is unpaid and the intern agrees to carry out their duties as a volunteer.It has a duration of three (3) months, with a required weekly physical attendance of six (6) hours at the University of Macedonia. The ability for an extension is given under the same terms and conditions. Upon completion of the internship, the internis entitled to receive a certificate, under the completion of the tasks assigned to them.

The interns

Anneta is a postgraduate student in Strategic Studies & International Politics at the University of Macedonia. She is also a graduate of the Department of Social Administration and Political Science at the Democritus University of Thrace, specialising in Social Policy & Administration. She was also given the opportunity to study at the University of Northampton, UK, through the Erasmus+ programme. Meanwhile, she participated in the Olympia Summer Academy, co-organised by the Navarino Network and Yale University, receiving a scholarship. She has been involved to a great extent in the European and International affairs, not only by participating in seminars and simulations but also by her involvement in voluntarism. She was the president of the Young European Federalists (JEF) Greece, a volunteer in Europe Direct of Komotini, and a member of the Organising Committee of the Voluntary Office of the Municipality of Komotini. She is keen on decision making and politics, where she has been mostly professionally active. Furthermore, she has worked in the Journalism industry. She speaks fluently in English and German. In her spare time, she likes listening to music and playing the guitar.

Angeliki is a graduate of the Department of International and European Studies. She has also studied for a semester at the University of Pecs in Hungary.She has attended various seminars and workshops while attending simulation conferences of the United Nations.She speaks English and French. She has been an active member for 3 consecutive years in the project “Dialogue – Simulation of the Municipal Council of Kavala” where she created the website and contributed to the management of social media.Today, she works as a private employee with tasks – including – digital marketing and graphic design. Her spare time occupations include music and photography.

Danai is a graduate of the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Macedonia. Since her first year she has been involved with UN simulations both in Greece and abroad. She has attended numerous conferences and seminars on topics based on security, conflict resolution, the European Union and international law. She has participated in a virtual trial during the course “EU Law. I: the institutions and the citizen (Jean Monnet Chair course)”. She speaks English and is learning French and Spanish. Her interests include volunteering, music and literature.


Anastasia is a senior at the Department of International and European Studies at the University of Macedonia. She has worked in the Hellenic Republic Ministry of Foreign Affairs’s Directorate for Human Rights, Minorities, Refugees and Μigrants, has been nominated as an active Youth Leader by the Permanent Mission of Greece to the United Nations in Vienna, and has participated in UN global forums. She has conducted an internship at the Institute of International, Defense and European Analyses, and she is also an Associate Researcher at the EU Security Watch-spot of the Jean Monnet Project EUVadis. She has participated in a plethora of seminars, conferences, panels and simulations, in Greece and abroad, has attended courses of the European Security and Defence College on the Common Security and Defence Policy, as well as courses on Radicalisation Prevention of the Council of Europe, and speaks fluently English and French. Currently, in the UNESCO Chair she works as an assistant researcher and also as an Associate Project Manager for the Special Account for Research Grants in the Erasmus+ project “Invented Life”.

Stavros was admitted to the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia in 2018, with the 2nd highest score. Throughout his studies, he actively participated in numerous conferences, simulations, voluntary activities, and civil society organizations. He has worked, as a trainee, for the Permanent Representation of Greece to NATO, for NATO Rapid Deployable Corps Greece as a Political Adviser (POLAD), for the Centre for Democracy & Law Research, for the UNESCO Youth Club of Thessaloniki, as well as for Vouliwatch. He also has an extensive number of NATO certifications on conflict, security, and communication subjects. He has professional language proficiency in both English and French.