Working with us

Working for EIPA is challenging!
Working for EIPA offers you a unique opportunity to gain experience and develop your skills in a multicultural environment. Our jobs offer you a scope for versatility, initiative and creativity in a stimulating and supportive environment. Our working languages are English and French.

We have 115 highly qualified permanent staff and in addition to our headquarters in Maastricht, we have two decentralised Centres: EIPA Barcelona and the European Centre for Judges and Lawyers in Luxembourg.

What are the opportunities?
You could work for us in academic, administrative, management or project management roles at various levels. Possible contract types:

  • Temporary or permanent employment in academic, administrative or managerial positions.
  • Seconded National Experts positions: experts seconded from the civil services of EIPA’s member countries, mostly national, regional or local civil servants. Furthermore, experts from international organisations, universities, research centers and entities belonging to the public sector can be seconded to the EIPA as well, especially in areas where their unique skills and knowledge are specifically required by the EIPA.
  • Other: Student assistant, internships, traineeships. If you have (almost or) recently obtained a university diploma and you wish to acquire an understanding of our work and gain working experience in one of our units, centers or departments you can apply for a short period of in-service training ('stage').
Staff benefits
At EIPA we offer our staff a wide range of benefits, including a salary in accordance with the labour market. Besides an attractive salary, we offer among other things an excellent pension scheme and a generous holiday entitlement (at least 24 days per year) and 24 days of additional leave.