Extension of the validity of our CAST databases

We would like to inform candidates whose names feature in one of the following databases of eligible candidates that the validity of the database has been extended until 31/12/2017. EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 EPSO/CAST/S/6/2013 Previous information on the above selection procedures is also available on our web site.

Reserve list of successful candidates

Assistants in the area of ​​research EPSO/AST/126/12 The list of successful candidates for this competition was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on 12/02/2014. Full information on this competition is available by clicking on the navigation bar above and at

Final results

Assistants in the area of ​​research EPSO/AST/126/12 Publication of assessment centre and final competition results in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 18/12/2013 Number of candidates on the reserve list: Biology, life and health sciences:  10 Chemistry:  11* Physics and materials science:  10 Nuclear research:  17* Civil and mechanical engineering:  9 Electrical engineering and electronics:  17* *(…)

Assistants research sector: Invitation to the Assessment Centres

EPSO/AST/126/12 Invitation to the Assessment Centres published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: Written test: 21/05/2013 AC part 2: 11/06/2013 Number of candidates invited to the Assessment Centre per field: Grade AST 3 Biology Chemistry Civil and Mechanical 02/07–10/07/13 (34 candidates) 25/09–03/10/13 (32 candidates) 11/09–24/09/13 (50 candidates) Grade AST 3 Electric and Electronic Nuclear Physics 01/07–11/07/13(…)

Next steps of the CAST Research selection procedure

EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 The results of the talent screener review are planned to be published during the second half of May. The 3600 candidates who obtain the best scores will be invited to the computer-based competency test. The computer based competency tests are scheduled to take place throughout EU 27 member states during the second and third(…)

Corrigendum to the attention of the Hungarian candidates of the CAST Research

Helyesbítés az EPSO/CAST/S/5/2013 (kutatás szakterület) pályázati felhíváshoz A IV. JELENTKEZÉSI FELTÉTELEK rész, C. Nyelvismeret pontjában: a következő szövegrész: b) Második nyelv Második nyelv (az első nyelvtől kötelezően eltérő): az angol, a francia vagy a német nyelv kielégítő (C2 szintű[1]) ismerete. helyesen: b) Második nyelv Második nyelv (az első nyelvtől kötelezően eltérő): az angol, a francia(…)

CAST Research: competency tests delayed

The competency tests will take place in July.

CAST Research: number of applications

The deadline for applications for the contract agents’ selection procedure in the field of research closed on 01/03/2013. Number of applications: 9070 Profile Number of applications 1. Natural Sciences 2871 2. Quantitative Sciences 2189 3. Human and Social Sciences 1811 4. Agricultural, Environmental and Earth Sciences 1307 5. Health Sciences 892 Please note these figures(…)

CAST Research – deadline for questions

Selection procedure for contract agents EPSO/CAST/S/5/13: Please note that questions posted online or sent to the Candidate Contact Service after Tuesday, 26/02/2013 might not be answered before the deadline for registration (Friday 01/03/2013 midday – Brussels time). Please check updated information at

CAST Research: additional information

Based on your questions, we compiled additional information on the call for expressions of interest in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre and our legal service. Questions which have been submitted up to now will not be answered individually, as they should be addressed in this additional information. If after reading this additional information published(…)