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Job profiles

EU institutions employ 40 000 people from a wide variety of cultural, educational and professional backgrounds, on permanent and fixed-term contracts. Permanent staff are selected through open competitions intended not for specific posts, but to fill a reserve pool for recruitment needs. 

These are the job profiles for which we select regularly:

European Public Administration


Economics / Statistics




Information technology

Support Staff

External relations



** More job profiles to come.



The information provided on our job profiles pages is meant to give you a general idea about the type of work involved, the probable requirements and selection procedure.

This information is purely indicative, however, and you should always refer to the relevant Notice of Competition/Call for Expressions of Interest, which is the formal governing document.