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for the March 2015 traineeship session.

To check the status of your application


Who can apply?

 The traineeship program 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.
  3. very good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals of EU countries).

 Translation traineeships

If you apply for translation traineeships (in the Translation Directorate General) you must be able to translate into your main language (normally your native language) from 2 other official EU languages (source languages):

  • your main language must be one of the official EU languages.
  • your 1st source language must be English, French or German.
  • your 2nd source language can be any of the official EU languages.

Please note!

!!! People who have previously done more than 6 weeks of in-service training or work (paid or unpaid) for any of the European institutions or bodies Choose translations of the previous link  are excluded.



OCTOBER 2014-FEBRUARY 2015 Traineeship

  • TRAINEESHIP: on-going

MARCH 2015-JULY 2015 Traineeship

  • APPLICATIONS: closed
  • PRE-SELECTION: on-going
  • Sending of offers: start in January 2015
  • Congratulations to those who have received the confirmation on 15th of October 2014 that they passed the first stage of the selection.

MESSAGE TO CANDIDATES WHO HAVE NOT RECEIVED ANY COMMUNICATION: Thank you for your interest in the Traineeships Programme. Application period for the traineeships session October 2015 will start soon. Best of luck!

  • TRAINEESHIP: March 2015