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EPSO - Working With the EU Institutions

The European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) has the responsibility of choosing staff to work for the EU's Institutions and agencies. These include the European Parliament, the European Council, the European Commission, the European Court of Justice, the Court of Auditors, the European External Action Service, the Economic and Social Committee, and the Committee of the Regions.

The EPSO website contains all the information needed to work with such Institutions, including notices of all current job opportunities, instructions on the selection procedure for prospective candidates, instructions on how to apply, and sample tests.

Below is a list of links to pertinent sections of the EPSO website:

Main EPSO website

Current job opportunities

Information on how to apply (including information on the selection procedure)

Sample tests (giving an idea of the types of questions/difficulty levels of open competitions)


Papers and Publications

'Vella's EC portfolio is a feather in cap for Malta' by Kurt Sansone, quoting Professor Roderick Pace

Malta's EU Story: How Ten Years of EU Membership Have Changed the Country by TPPI 

Professor Roderick Pace and veteran economist Karm Farrugia interviewed by Jurgen Balzan (Malta Today). Click here to read article.

Enlarging the European Union: Effects on the new member states and the EU by TEPSA

The Mediterranean Union Risks Being Stillborn by Professor Roderick Pace

MEA Annual General Conference: A Post Recession Scenario for Malta (held on 22 May 2009)- Papers and Presentations

Raising Awareness for Development Cooperation (RADC) Newsletter - KOPIN This newsletter features articles on global poverty issues written by students of the University's Institute for European Studies previously known as the European Documentation and Research Centre (EDRC).

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Synopsis - Public Lecture by Prof. Michelle Pace

Can the European Union Feel? When Political Psychology Encounters Foreign Policy – public lecture by Professor Michelle Pace at the European Documentation Centre (hosted by the Institute for European Studies, University of Malta)

Joint Policy Study on migration
EuroMeSCo Joint Policy Study 4: Migrants and Refugees. Impact and Policies.  Case Studies of Jorda, Lebanon, Turkey and Greece

Article by Prof. Roderick Pace
EuroMeSCo Policy Brief 65: The Trust Fund for Africa: A Preliminary Assessment

Jean Monnet Occasional Paper Series no. 14
Governance in the EU Member States – Evidence from Three Global Indicators by Professor Lino Briguglio

Declaration of Authenticity
Please include the Declaration of Authenticity with every assignment you submit to the Institute for European Studies. The Declaration should be printed and filled-in at home, beforehand.

The form can be downloaded directly by clicking here.

Last Updated: 26 September 2014

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