Translators 2012 for Estonian, Irish, Latvian and Portuguese

On this page you will find specific information relating to the competitions EPSO/AD/240-243/12 for translators with Estonian, Irish, Latvian and Portuguese as their main language.

Important documents:

If you need more general information on our selection procedures, please have a look at the FAQs that are published on the general “Linguists” page (access via the bar above).

If you cannot find an answer to your question in any of our pages, please contact us via our online web form where you should select the subject title “Ongoing competitions”.

You can apply here between 12/7/2012 and 14/8/2012.

Final results of the competition for translators with Latvian main language

EPSO/AD/242/12 Publication of the assessment centre and final competition results in the candidates’ EPSO accounts: 06/06/2013 Number of candidates on the reserve list: – Option 1: 18 – Option 2:  3

Translators (EPSO/AD/240-243/12): Members of the Selection Board

  You are reminded that the work and deliberations of all selection boards are confidential and it is forbidden for any person who is not a member of the board to make any attempt to contact a board member; only candidates exercising the rights of appeal which are open to them may (through EPSO), in(…)

EPSO/AD/241/12 – Irish translators

Please note that concerning the grammatical rules the Selection Board of competition EPSO/AD/241/12 – Irish Translators – decided that both standards of grammar (old and revised/new) will be accepted, i.e. candidates can use either one OR the other. This use of either standard should be consistent throughout the translation, i.e mix of the different rules in the(…)

Translators (EPSO/AD/233/12 & EPSO/AD/240-241/12): minimum score needed

AD/233 – Croatian  Option 1 :            147 admitted– threshold: 36,166 Option 2 :            77 admitted – threshold: 38,000 AD/240 – Estonian Option 1 :            76 admitted – threshold: 26,667 Option 2 :            33 admitted – threshold:  33,500 AD/241 – Irish Option 1 :            17 admitted (no threshold, as all candidates who were successful(…)

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(…)

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(…)