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Planned service interruption

Thursday 14/01/2016 between 12:00 and 13:00 (Brussels time) we will proceed to a general maintenance. During this time, you might not be able to connect to your EPSO account. Some parts of our web site might also be unavailable. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Train strike in Belgium

A strike on the Belgian railway network has been announced on 06 and 07 January 2016. Traffic disruption and alterations are to be expected on the Belgian transport network, including on the roads. If you have an assessment centre or test appointment in Brussels on that day, we recommend that you take the necessary precautions(…)

Holiday/end of year closure

Our services are closed between 24/12/2015 and 03/01/2016 inclusive. Your questions will be answered from 04/01/2016 onwards. Thank you for your kind understanding. Happy holidays and a Happy New Year 2016! Photo credit: http://bit.ly/1Gsoc2p Thank you!

European Summit on 17-18/12/2015 – Security perimeter

During the European Council meetings, a security perimeter is established by the Belgian Police in the Brussels European area. The security perimeter will be closed on 17-18/12/2015. The EPSO building (Avenue de Cortenbergh, 25) lies outside of this security perimeter. Updated information on the following web site: Belgian railway, Brussels public transport.

Validity of reserve lists

The validity of a number of reserve lists for competitions organised by EPSO has been extended. Please find herewith an updated information concerning all active reserve lists. The end date of the lists may be extended in the future. Non-extension of validity of reserve lists: As the validity of a number of other reserve lists(…)

Updated information on tests next week (30/11/2015 – 04/12/2015)

The Belgian government decided yesterday 26/11/2015 to re-evaluate and lower the alert level for the Brussels Region. For precautionary reasons however the current supplementary security measures remain in place (http://centredecrise.be). According to the information received from the Belgian authorities, there is no indication for a specific threat against EU institutions. As from today 27/11/2015, daytime(…)

Message to all candidates invited to Assessment Centres, Case Studies and other tests this week (25-27/11/15)

  Assessment Centres and Case Studies have been taking place this week as planned without incident. Although the alert level in Brussels will remain unchanged until Monday 30th November 2015, the vast majority of Commission staff is working as normal albeit with increased vigilance and security measures in place. According to the information received from the(…)

Case study and reasoning tests (24/11/2015) – EPSO/AD/295-300/15

Administrators specialising in legal research (BG/DE/HR/IE/LT/SK) In view of the recent updates by the Belgian authorities, please note that the morning session (Case study) will be held as planned tomorrow 24/11/2015. The second part of the exam, the reasoning tests, due to take place in the afternoon, will be postponed to a later date, to be(…)

Message to all candidates invited to the AC tomorrow (24/11/2015)

Please note that the assessment centres will take place tomorrow (24/11/2015) as planned. According to the information received from the Belgian authorities, there is no indication for a specific threat against EU institutions, and as a result the Commission is operational. Travelling from and to Brussels is currently not affected. Please keep in mind, however, that(…)

Message to all candidates invited to the AC tomorrow (23/11/2015)

Please note that the assessment centre will take place tomorrow (23/11/2015) as planned. Traffic disruption and alterations are to be expected on the transport network, including on the roads. Updated information on the following web site: Belgian railway, Brussels public transport.