Taxation and Customs Union

EU Training

The European Commission offers a range of training and education materials about customs and tax topics. All materials on these pages are available free of charge and many are available in multiple languages. Please note that, for confidentiality or security reasons, the access to some of the material is limited to a specific target audience only.

In this section of the website, you will find the following training materials:

eLearning courses and eBooks

Online learning materials to support the implementation of EU legislation and the dissemination of good customs and taxation practices.

The EU Customs Competency Framework

Setting out a consensus view of knowledge, skills and behaviours required by customs professionals in the EU.


An online portal for young people to teach them in a fun and interactive way about tax issues and the negative effects of tax fraud on society. The portal is full of multilingual e-learning tools for different age groups, games, videos and educational material for teachers to use in schools.

Customs blueprints

The customs blueprints aim to help improve the operational capacity of customs services by setting standards of achievement in key areas, including measurable indicators.