The Cyprus Institute (CyI) is pleased to announce the launch of its Summer Internship program. Through this program, CyI aims to expose young talented scholars to an international laboratory experience and to encourage and inspire them in the pursuit of a scientific career. Interns will have a unique opportunity to carry out research supervised by a lab mentor and to be introduced to the use of the latest methods and techniques and to have access to the state-of-the-art facilities of The Cyprus Institute.

Applications are welcome from outstanding candidates worldwide with a keen interest and a relevant scientific background in the following scientific domains:
Solar Energy and Desalination
Climate Change Modelling and Impacts
Environmental Research and Monitoring
Water Research and Management
Sustainability and Built Environment
Energy Systems and Energy Policy
Air Quality Observations and Modelling

Digital Libraries, Digital Cultural Heritage Studies
Scientific Visualization, Visual Computing including Virtual Environments and Interactive Design for the study of Built Heritage
Research in Art and Architecture
Archaeological Analysis, Archeomaterials, Provenance studies

Novel Computer Technologies
Lattice QCD
Climate Modelling
Digital Cultural Heritage
Computational Chemistry
Computational Fluid Dynamics with Applications in Energy
Medical Imaging
“Inverse Problems” Quantum & Classical
Program Length
The internships will be of 8 weeks duration and must take place between June 15 and September 30.


Applicants must:
-Be undergraduates (the summer before or after their senior year) or Master’s students with an excellent academic record and a strong interest in research (prior lab or modelling experience is considered an advantage)
-Have strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to adapt to a multicultural/multinational environment
-Have very good knowledge of oral and written English

Application Process

Applications should be submitted electronically through the online internship application. The following supporting documents must be uploaded when filling out the online application:
-University transcripts. All transcripts to date should be included.
-English Language Proficiency Certificate. This may either be a letter from the student’s university verifying that their degree program is offered in English, or if the degree is not offered at an English- medium institution students should provide a certificate verifying English language proficiency (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS etc.).

On the application, students are also asked to select 3 areas of research interest as per the scientific domains listed in the table above. The three selections may be from the same field category or from different field categories.

Applicants must also justify their choices in a 300 word statement. Detailed instructions about the statement can be found on the online application.

Application Deadline
June 9, 2017

Financial aid
Financial aid for housing and travelling can be provided depending on need and country of residence

For further information, please visit the Education section of The Cyprus Institute website or contact the Office of Graduate Studies at tel: +357 22 208 614 or email: [email protected]