TBB International Local Authorities

TBB International Local Authorities Internship Program 2023 for Young Talented Students Worldwide | Apply Now

The TBB International Local Authorities Internship Program is now calling for applications from aspirants Worldwide in 2023. Do you have an interest in this opportunity? Read to the end because we will be discussing the eligibility criteria, its benefits and step-by-step application process.

TBB International Local Authorities Internship Program is an international education program annually organized by Union of Municipalities of Türkiye since 2012.

Its created 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 Türkiye.

Scholarship Summary

  • Host Country: Turkey
  • Eligible Countries: All Countries 
  • Reward: Full Sponsorship 


The TBB International Local Authorities Internship 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.

As the previous ones the program will facilitate trainings, field visits and social-cultural activities for future local leaders. Union of Municipalities of Türkiye looks forward to hosting valuable young participants and to provide them with a beneficial local governance experience.


To be considered for the TBB International Local Authorities Internship, you must have:

  • Good command of English
  • Last year students or new graduates of,
    • Law
    • Economics
    • Urban/Regional Planning
    • Sociology
    • Statistics
    • Communication
    • Political Science
    • International Relations
    • Administrative sciences
    • Other related fields

Duration and Reward

All expenses will be covered by the Union of Municipalities of Türkiye.

Program dates: 20-27 August 2023

Learning Content:

  • 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 Türkiye
  • CV Preparation and Interview Techniques

Method of Application

Interested and qualified applicant should apply using the link below;

Best wishes  


Application Deadline

Applicants are to completely submit applications before the Deadline: June 16, 2023

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