Future Local Leaders Meet in Turkey
International Local Authorities Internship Program is an international internship program annually organized by Union of Municipalities of Turkey since 2012 with the aim of providing local governance training to the participants through instructions, practical examples and field visits including social activities and trips to various cities in Turkey.
LOCALINTERNational has been providing an international training environment to a wide range of participants from all over the world more focused on European, Asian and Middle Eastern countries to learn, socialize and see the good practices along with the examples of municipal work.
This year, LOCALINTERNational 2021 will be held on the theme of "Youth Friendly Cities" from 22 to 28 August 2021 with the participation of new graduates and last year students of universities.
As the previous ones the program will facilitate trainings, field visits and social-cultural activities for future local leaders. Union of Municipalities of Turkey looks forward to hosting valuable young participants and to provide them with a beneficial local governance experience.
All expenses will be covered by the Union of Municipalities of Turkey.
- Fundamental Values of Local Governments
- Local Democracy and Participation
- Social and Cultural Activities of Local Governments
- Global and Regional Organizations of Local Governments
- Local Governments and Sustainable Development Goals
- Comparative Local Governments
- Local Authorities in Turkey
- CV Preparation and Interview Techniques
- Good command of English
- Last year students or new graduates of,
- Urban/Regional Planning
- Political Science
- International Relations
- Administrative sciences
- Other related fields
NOTE: Please check the validity and equivalency of your university's COVID-19 pandemic measures, as well as Turkey's and your country's COVID-19 pandemic measures, for any other regulations pertaining to your journey.
LOCALINTERNational 2021 applications are now closed.
Thank you for your interest in this year's program in Turkey, which is mainly focused on the theme "Youth Friendly Cities."
Since we have received many applications and can’t accept all , we will now dedicate some time to go through every application to find the future participants.
The results will be made available on our website.
Thank you very much again for your interest in our program, and best of luck!