Linguists 2012

On this page you will find general information on our competitions for Linguists, including access to our Frequently Asked Questions. If you need information on a specific competition, please have a look at the dedicated page (access via the bar above). If you cannot find an answer to your question in any of our pages, please send us your questions via our online web form where you should select the subject title “Ongoing competitions for permanents officials”.

Translators (EPSO/AD/233/12 & EPSO/AD/240-241/12): Invitation to the Assessment Centers published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts

Invitation to the Assessment Centers published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 14/12/2012 Assessment Centre sessions will be held as follows (approximate final date): Grade Croatian-language translators (HR) Estonian-language translators (ET) Irish-language translators (GA) Latvian-language translators (LV) Portuguese-language translators (PT) AD 5 28/01 – 22/04/13 (223 candidates) 30/01 – 25/04/13 (109 candidates) 30/01 – 07/02/13 (17(…)

EPSO/AD/240-243/12 – Portuguese translators

  Please note that concerning the orthographic rules the Selection Board of competition EPSO/AD/243/12 – Portuguese Translators decided that both spellings (old and new) will be accepted, i.e. candidates can use either one OR the other. This use of either spellings should be consistent throughout the translation, i.e mix of the different spellings in the same translation will not be allowed.(…)

EPSO/AD/233/12 and EPSO/AD/240-243/12 – Competitions for translators – Delayed CBT results

  Further to a number of questions on this topic, we would like to inform candidates of the competitions for translators that EPSO is unfortunately unable to publish the CBT results at the moment due to technical problems. Please accept our apologies. We will not reply to each individual question, but we will keep you(…)

EPSO/AD/236-237-239/12 – DA/DE/SK conference interpreters (AD5)

  The preliminary interpreting test for the conference interpreter’s competitions EPSO/AD/236/12 (AD5), EPSO/AD/237/12 (AD5) and EPSO/AD/239/12 (AD5) will take place from 17 until 21 December 2012. Candidates have to book the place, date and time for their test during the booking period 29 November – 4 December 2012 noon (Brussels time). Further information concerning these(…)

EPSO/AD/234/12 – Croatian conference interpreters (AD5)

  The preliminary interpreting test for the conference interpreter’s competition EPSO/AD/234/12 (AD5) will take place from 17 until 21 December 2012. Candidates have to book the place, date and time for their test during the booking period 29 November – 4 December 2012 noon (Brussels time). Further information concerning these tests has been published in(…)

Address of your centre for admission tests

Address of your centre for admission tests

Attention: Since 1/9/2012, some new test centres have been added and some existing ones have changed their location. Please make sure to have the correct information on your test centre. You can consult the new addresses in the booking system as well as via the booking confirmation letter in your EPSO account.

Competitions for linguists: Booking of your computer-based admission tests – most important points to remember

Candidates of the linguists’ competitions can now book for their computer-based tests.  Before you book your admission tests, do not forget that: Booking is only possible during the period indicated in your EPSO account. In general, booking starts at midnight on the first day and ends at 12 o’clock (midday) Brussels time on the final day. If you do(…)

Translators’ competitions EPSO/AD/240-243/12: number of applications

Deadline for applications for the translators’ competitions EPSO/AD/240-243/12 was on 14/08/2012. Provisional number of applications per language/grade/option  Language  Grade  Option  Number of applications ET EPSO/AD/240/12 AD5 Option 1: Option 2:   193 76 GA EPSO/AD/241/12   AD5 Option 1: Option 2:   92 11 LV EPSO/AD/242/12 AD5 Option 1: Option 2:   207 43 PT(…)

Translators’ competition EPSO/AD/233/12: number of applications

Deadline for applications for the translators’ competition EPSO/AD/233/12 was on 24/07/2012. Provisional number of applications per grade/option  Grade  Option  Number of applications  AD5  Option 1: Option 2:  1279 899 Please note these figures are provisional. Contrary to our rules, some candidates might have validated more than one application. Latest news on these competitions will be(…)

Competitions for interpreters: number of applications

Deadline for applications for the competitions for interpreters was on 07/08/2012. Provisional number of applications per language/grade/option    Language     Grade   Number of applications  DA AD5 11 AD7 7 DE   AD5 125 AD7 40 EN   AD7 ONLY 72   SK AD5 48 AD7 25 Please note these figures are provisional. Contrary(…)