What is in it for you?

  • A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), 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 an international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your further career.


OCTOBER 2016-FEBRUARY 2017 Traineeship


MARCH 2017-JULY 2017 Traineeship


PRESELECTION/eligibility: October-November 2016
Sending of offers: start in January 2017

OCTOBER 2017-FEBRUARY 2018 Traineeship

APPLICATIONS: 4/01/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time) - 31/01/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time)

I grew up in a middle class family in a former real socialist country. But when we started travelling abroad to the Western Europe I realised that there was a substantial purchasing power/well-being gap. And this is natural that these led to a slight inferiority complex towards the Western people.

Maciej Jastrzebiec-Pyszynski