Linguists 2013

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Admission results published for the translators’ competitions (updated 20/1/2014)

EPSO/AD/255/13 Translators HR (option 1 and 2) Publication of admission results in candidates’ EPSO accounts:  15/11/2013 and 19/12/2013 Minimum score needed in the admission tests to be invited to the translation tests: Option 1 = 30.166, Option 2 = 32.833 Number of candidates invited to the translation tests: Option 1 = 158, Option 2 =(…)

Results of admission tests

Translators for Danish, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Maltese and Slovenian EPSO/AD/260–266/13 On 11/11/2013, results of the admission tests were published in the candidates’ EPSO accounts. In the results’ grid, results of tests b) and c) were erroneously inverted. This mistake was corrected on 12/11/2013. Please note that the inversion in the grid did not affect(…)

Interpreters 2013: booking for the preliminary interpreting test

EPSO/AD/256-259/13 The preliminary interpreting test for competition EPSO/AD/256-259/13 will take place from 14/10/2013 until 18/10/2013. Candidates have to book the place, date and time for their test during the booking period: 01/10/2013 until 07/10/2013 noon (Brussels time). Further information concerning these tests has been published in the EPSO account of all candidates concerned on 25/09/2013.

Translators 2013 – dates for CBT booking and admission tests

EPSO/AD/260–266/13 The booking period for the admission tests for competitions EPSO/AD/260-266/13 is planned to run from 27/08/2013 to 05/09/2013. The testing will take place between 09/09/2013 and 27/09/2013. Further information concerning these tests has been published in the EPSO accounts of all candidates concerned on 21/08/2013. Some Member States organise information sessions to prepare their citizens for(…)

Number of applications – Translators 2013

EPSO/AD/260-266/13 Deadline for applications for the competitions EPSO/AD/260-266/13 was 13 August 2013. Number of applications: EPSO/AD/260/13 – DA Total:               161 Option 1:         105 Option 2:           56 EPSO/AD/261/13 – EN Total:            1.339 Option 1:         257 Option 2:       1.082 EPSO/AD/262/13 – FR Total:            1.719 Option 1:         436 Option 2:       1.283 EPSO/AD/263/13 – IT Total:(…)

Access problems solved

The access problems are solved. We apologize again for the inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

Issues with access to the EPSO account

Unfortunately, some candidates are currently encountering technical issues when accessing their EPSO account. As as soon as the problems are solved we will keep you informed via this web site. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your understanding.

Croatian-language translators: number of applications

  Deadline for applications for the competition EPSO/AD/255/13 was 23/07/2013. Number of applications: 1180 (Option 1: 672, Option 2: 508). Latest news on these competitions will be available at Please check your EPSO account at least twice a week.

Number of applications: interpreters 2013

  Deadline for applications for the competition EPSO/AD/256-259/13 was 06/08/2013. Number of applications: 447 EPSO/AD/256/13 – AD5 Conference Interpreters – EN  121  EPSO/AD/257/13 – AD5 Conference Interpreters – FR  51  EPSO/AD/257/13 – AD7 Conference Interpreters – FR  52  EPSO/AD/258/13 – AD7 Conference Interpreters – RO  192  EPSO/AD/259/13 – AD5 Conference Interpreters – SL  20  EPSO/AD/259/13 – AD7 Conference Interpreters – SL  11 Latest news on these competitions(…)

General maintenance

Between 16/07/2013 9:00 (Brussels time) and 16/07/2013 12:00 (midday – Brussels time) we are undertaking some general maintenance on our application systems. During this time, your application may “disappear” from your EPSO account for a short period. Please rest assured it will reappear promptly and please do not contact us unless your application is not(…)