Uganda Office
5B, John Babiiha Avenue
P.O.Box 3860
Kampala, Uganda

Phone: +256 393 264 565
          +256 757 345 535



Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Uganda.

FES Uganda offers internships to university students throughout the year ideally for a minimum period of 3 months per intern.

It should be noted that FES Uganda does not have an in house academic advisor or supervisor for law or other students looking to complete an academic obligatory internship.

Application process:
The following are pre-requisites for all applicants:

a)     Majoring in a field/department relevant to the FES Uganda working lines; Political Science, Social Science, Economics, Law, African Studies or similar related fields.

b)     At least 5 semesters in the given area of study must have been completed by the time of the application.

c)     Proof of English proficiency is mandatory as it is the official language of Uganda

d)    Having been in Uganda or the region is an added advantage for applicants

Please send the following to fes[at]
        (all documents need to be in English)

i.        Cover/Motivation Letter mentioning among other things why you are interested in FES and Uganda and whether you have any special topics/areas that you would like to concentrate on.

ii.       CV including at least one name of a person of reference

iii.      Certificates, transcripts, letters of recommendation, etc

iv.      Applicants have to indicate the planned duration of the internship


Tasks and duties include but are not limited to:

a)    Preparation of a short paper relevant to current activities of FES Uganda.

b)    Collaboration with project officers in preparing conferences, workshops etc.

c)    Assisting the office staff in performing the day-to-day business.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted.


·         Please be aware that Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung under no circumstances requires any sort of payment for application processes.

·         Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung does NOT cover any expenses incurred by successful applicants. This includes expenses such as travel and travel related costs, accommodation, food, medication, transportation within Uganda etc.

·         Please DO NOT purchase an air ticket to Uganda before having received your acceptance letter.

Once accepted into the program, please note that:

·         The responsibility to ensure all immigration requirements are met lies with the applicant

·         The intern will be responsible to make arrangements for accommodation