KEY-FACTS and figures

What are the chances of being recruited as a trainee?
How are nationalities represented?

On this page you will find answers to these and more questions!

The statistics on this page

were gathered from traineeship sessions March 2015 to October 2017. They are representative of those sessions only. Future sessions may reflect differences depending on unforeseeable tendencies. Acceptance rates vary, based on many factors such as the need to keep the programme as representative and diverse as possible, whilst balancing the European Commission's needs with applicants' profiles.

Discover key facts and figures from 2012 - 2015

Figures based on data from 2015 and 2017

Translation
traineeship
2.48%

Application
SUCCESS
RATE

Administration
traineeship
3.90%

Nationality

Nationality of trainees selected

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Statistics

Degree subject

ALL 
APLICANTS
THEME ONLY
SELECTED
4.47% International relations 8.42%
2.30% Politics 5.19%
1.91% Development 3.74%
11.04% Law 20.35%
1.00% European studies 2.33%
6.91% Economics 8.67%
4.24% Languages 3.77%