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DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture is a self-governing institution independent of party politics, and it is the largest centre of its kind in the world. DIGNITY is organized in three broad themes: Rehabilitation, Detention and Urban Violence. In all three areas, we undertake interventions and we do research. DIGNITY works in Denmark as well as the Global South. Additional information regarding DIGNITY's activities can be obtained here at our website.

DIGNITY considers diversity a  strength, and we therefore encourage everybody, irrespective of age, gender, religion or ethnic origin to apply for this position.


Are you looking for a unique opportunity to contribute to the global fight against torture and organized violence as part of your study programme? Are you driven by a desire to learn and to put knowledge to work? Do you have a documented interest related to DIGNITY’s field of work and a strong academic record? If so, DIGNITY’s Talent Programme might be for you.

DIGNITY’s Talent Programme is a programme specially designed for ambitious senior-level students seeking an internship opportunity as part of their academic programme or planning to write a master’s thesis in the field of torture or related topics.

Deadline for applications: November 5th, 2021, 3pm (CEST)


Would you like contribute to a unique project were your time will be divided between Denmark and several other countries? And do you have a Ph.D., and the will to contribute to the important work at DIGNITY?

Then DIGNITY - Danish Institute Against Torture can offer you an exciting opportunity in a post-doc position for the Safe Communities Safe Schools (SCSS) research project in Indonesia. The position is funded for a 2 year period and placed in DIGNITYs Department for International Programmes.

Deadline for applications: 15 April, 2021