European Commission Paid Traineeship 2017 for University Graduates Worldwide – October 2017 Session in Brussels,Belgium ( €1,120/ Month)

Application Deadline: January 31st 2017

  • A paid traineeship of 5 months with the European Commission (or some executive bodies and agencies of the European Institutions like, for instance, the European External Action Service or Executive Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), starting on either 1st March or 1st October.
  • You will receive a monthly grant of approximately €1,120 and reimbursement of travel expenses. Accident and health insurance can also be provided.
  • Every year, there are about 1,300 places available.
  • If you are one of the selected candidates you get hands-on experience in an international and multicultural environment. This can be an important enrichment for your further career.

Eligibility Requirements

The traineeship programme is open to university graduates, from all over the world who have a:

  1. Degree of at least 3 years of study (minimum a Bachelor);
  2. Very good knowledge of English or French or German (C1/C2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages);
  3. Very good knowledge of a second EU official language (required for nationals of EU countries).

You must have completed at least 3-years of study with a degree to apply for a Blue Book traineeship. Only if you have a certificate or an official confirmation from your university that you have at least a 3-year degree will you be eligible to apply.

Translation traineeships

If you apply for translation traineeships (in the Translation Directorate General) you must be able to translate into your main language (normally your native language) from 2 other official EU languages (source languages):

  • Your main language must be one of the official EU languages.
  • Your 1st source language must be English, French or German.
  • Your 2nd source language can be any of the official EU languages.


OCTOBER 2016-FEBRUARY 2017 Traineeship


MARCH 2017-JULY 2017 Traineeship


PRESELECTION/eligibility: October-November 2016
Sending of offers: start in January 2017

OCTOBER 2017-FEBRUARY 2018 Traineeship

APPLICATIONS: 4/01/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time) – 31/01/2017 (12:00 noon, Brussels time)

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the European Commission Paid Traineeship 2017


  1. Comment:
    I want the scholarship for MA:Interpreting of Conférence.
    I have got a Bachelot of English linguistics

  2. Hello I would like to join this great opportunity so that i can get more understanding and knowledge to help in teaching my community in Africa.

  3. Hi, i am called OZIMBA BERTRAND ANENGWANG. After reading through this and relating to my present status, it is clear and certain that i am eligible and so will be grateful if am selected. this will actually help me, my community and the world at large.

  4. Hello
    I am ATONG BERTRAND AYUKNCHA. I am a holder of an LLB and a Masters 1 degree in international law. After reading through your publication, I came to terms with the fact that this will be an opportunity for me to showcase my talent and also learn alot that will intend help me ,my community and the world at-large. I will be very grateful if my application is giving adequate consideration.


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