The EU's Mutual Information System on Social Protection (MISSOC) provides detailed, comparable and regularly updated information about national social protection systems in English, French and German.
MISSOC publishes twice a year (January and July) updated information on the social protection systems in the 28 EU Member States plus Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, including:
MISSOC is also in charge of annually updating a series of guides to national social security systems that are addressed to citizens moving within Europe.
MISSOC is used by:
MISSOC is coordinated by the European Commission, with the assistance of a Secretariat it has appointed. Each of the countries covered designates one or two correspondents from the national ministries or institutions responsible for social security. The correspondents periodically update the comparative tables and the guides to national social security systems.