Internships and scientific visits
Study visits and individual internships
- Internships in Conservation and restoration
We are always on the look for enthusiastic interns for internships of at least 3 months. We offer two internship opportunities:
- one specifically for MA students in conservation and restoration
- one for students in Collection management and preventive conservation.
For more information, contact:
- Would you like to do an internship at the Royal Museum for Central Africa’s research institute or go on a study visit there?
Contact the head of department in your field.
> Our fields of research
Second Transnational Access Call of SYNTHESYS+
The call will provide funded researcher access to collections, libraries and facilities for state-of-the-art microscopy, physical, chemical & molecular analysis. The grant include both bench fees and contribution to travel and subsistence costs.
Deadline for applications is 26 March 2020, 17:00 UK time and awarded visits must take place within 12 months of results being announced.
For further information and any queries please visit the SYNTHESYS website.
Grants for African students and researchers
Thanks to the support of the Belgian Development Cooperation agency (DGD), we have grants for group internships in various disciplines.
These internships are for young African scientists.
Introductory workshop on wood biology and its importance in forest management and conservation.
FishBase and fish taxonomy
Workshop on the use of FishBase and on the taxonomy of African fish.
Conservation of museum zoology collections
Workshop on the taxonomy of echinoderms and macroalgae and on their inclusion in collections according to international curation standards.
Taxonomy and systematics of African pollinating flies
Workshop on the identification and ecology of African flies that have an importance in pollination.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org