The Romanian Institute for the Study of the Asia-Pacific (RISAP) is the leading think tank in Romania that focuses on researching the Asia-Pacific region.

The RISAP Training Program is the only program in Romania addressed to students and researchers who are passionate about the Asia-Pacific region.


The program will last 2 months, and the deadline for registration is –.


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The program is addressed to students, graduates, master students, doctoral students, in international relations, geopolitics, political science, economics, history, cultural studies.

Trainees must

Speak English at an intermediate-advanced level

Have a thorough knowledge of the Romanian language and the ability to write academic texts

Participate in weekly trainings, workshops and visits to Embassies

Have an analytical spirit and a willingness to gather as much knowledge as possible

If you want to gain new knowledge about the Asia-Pacific region, learn to write engaging articles and interact with experts and personalities from the diplomatic environment, we are looking forward to your application to the 5th edition of RISAP’s Training Program.


Improving your knowledge and ability to write original and impactful academic and/or opinion articles

Obtaining a certificate and a supplement, highlighting your activity within the Institute (upon request, these documents can be issued in English)

Participating in RISAP’s workshops and trainings, events and working visits to the Embassies of the Asia-Pacific countries

The program has 5 open positions.

The Training Program has no participation fees.

We are waiting for your CV and a short article (800-1200 words) about your country or region of interest and a short description of your areas of interests (international relations/politics/economy/culture/etc.) at colaborari [at] risap [dot] ro, until –.