European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS)


Welcome to our EMOS page!

The European Master in Official Statistics (EMOS) is a joint initiative by Eurostat and the European Statistical System (ESS)  to connect providers of official statistics and academia at European level.  EMOS aims at including official statistics in statistical curricula, meeting training and recruitment needs and constituting a future recruitment pool of highly educated professional statisticians for the ESS and the European System of Central Banks (ESCB).

What's new?

2021 edition of EMOS Master thesis competition highlights young talent in the sphere of official statistics. 
By 15 October 2020 do apply if:  

  • Your studies are in a programme "European Master in Official Statistics"
  • You have already written a Master Thesis
  • You have been selected by your academic supervisor to participate in the competition

Rewards: Max. five winners of the competition will have the possibility to present their Master thesis in the New Techniques and Technologies for Statistics (NTTS), an international scientific conference series, organised by Eurostat in 9-11 March 2021. More details in the Call for entries and submission form.  For more stories, see winners of 2019. and follow us on @EU_EMOS

 EMOS brochure and posters are out!  Print versions for universities are available here.

Our 2020 series of EMOS webinars are available in our YouTube channel, as well as the 2018 and 2017 series.

Permanently open call for universities applying for the EMOS label is open with cut-off dates for submission of applications on Thursday 31 December 2020. All necessary info is available here . Should you have any questions, contact us at: ESTAT-EMOS@ec.europa.eu