Traineeships in the European Commission


A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission, starting on either 1st March or 1st October.

You will receive a monthly grant of 1,159.40 € as of 1st March 2017 and reimbursement of travel expenses. Accident and health insurance can also be provided.

Every year, there are about 1.300 places available.

If you are one of the selected candidates you get hands-on experience in the international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your further career.

Facts and figures: LEAFLET.

The traineeship programme is open to university graduates, from all over the world who have a:

  1. Degree of at least 3 years of study (minimum a Bachelor);
  2. Very good knowledge of English or French or German (C1/C2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
  3. Very good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals of EU countries).

You must have completed at least 3-years of study with a degree to apply for a Blue Book traineeship. Only if you have a certificate or an official confirmation from your university that you have at least a 3-year degree will you be eligible to apply.

MARCH 2018-JULY 2018 Traineeship

APPLICATIONS: 17/07/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time) – 31/08/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time).

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