What chance do you have of being recruited as a trainee?
How are nationalities represented among selected candidates?
On this page you will find answers to these and more questions!
The statistics on this page
were gathered from the traineeship sessions from March 2015 to October 2019. They are representative of these sessions only. Statistics for future sessions are likely to differ. Acceptance rates vary, based on many factors, among which the need to ensure diversity and fair representation among candidates, while balancing the Commission's needs for certain profiles.
(You can also compare the number of trainee applicants by nationality and by session.)
Figures based on data from March 2015 to October 2019
Nationality of trainees selected
Hover the mouse over each nationality to see the number of selected trainees.
Translation age range
All selected Work and Erasmus
Administration age range
Translation degree level
|2.82%||International Relations / Politics / Development||25.91%|
|49.72%||Languages / Interpretation / Translation||4.33%|
|3.39%||Administration / Business||4.29%|
|-||Management / Marketing||2.03%|
|22.60%||Languages / Interpretation / Translation||1.48%|
|1.13%||Medical and Health Studies||1.01%|
|0.56%||Media studies / Entertainment||0.86%|
|-||Art & design||0.62%|
|-||Accounting / Finance||0.59%|
|-||Agriculture / Fishery||0.43%|
|-||Computer science / IT||0.35%|
|0.56%||Sports and Tourism||0.35%|