Before you apply

If you join the ECB, you'll be working in a multicultural environment, with colleagues from across Europe. You will have many opportunities to develop your personal and professional skills.

There are a number of ways in which you can work for the ECB. Before you apply, please familiarise yourself with the types of contracts we offer and the application process.

Whether to apply

Read the vacancy notice carefully and apply only for those jobs that match your experience, strengths and aspirations.

Ensure that you meet all the minimum requirements laid down in the vacancy notice by the closing date for applications.

Minimum requirements

Minimum requirements are expressed simply as requirements in the vacancy notice.

If you do not meet all such requirements listed in the vacancy notice, your application will be rejected.

Additional criteria

To further reduce the number of candidates on the shortlist, the selection committee may consider additional criteria. These are typically described as assets or advantages in the list of requirements.

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