Working at the EIT is characterised by a high level of professionalism and efficiency. We believe in each staff member’s contribution to making the EIT a good place to work with a strong team spirit. We offer the opportunity to be an important part of a fast-growing European Institute. The EIT also offers an international working environment and good possibilities for training and development.

Recruitment policy: the EIT’s recruitment policy aims to select well-qualified staff with a high degree of professionalism. To achieve this goal, our selection procedures are streamlined to guarantee maximum transparency and equal treatment for all candidates. As a body of the European Union, the EIT’s conditions of employment abide by the Staff Regulations of Officials of the European Communities and Conditions of employment of other servants of the European Communities.

The EIT offers fixed-term contracts (three and five-year contracts with the possibility of renewal), competitive salaries and attractive additional benefits in line with those of European Union civil servants.

Career Opportunities at the EIT Headquarters

Vacancy notices published by the EIT include main responsibilities, required competences and skills, eligibility criteria, contractual conditions, and instructions for the submission of applications. Where a call for expressions of interest is open, it is possible to apply online. Please read the job application instructions before applying and apply only to posts that match your qualifications and work experience.

Download the guide for applicants

Please note that the EIT is unable to consider any unsolicited applications. We can only consider applications that relate to selection procedures published on this website. Unsolicited applications will not receive any response.

Interim positions

Interim positions arise from time to time at the EIT. The EIT currently procures interim services through Starjobs Hungary Limited based in Budapest.

IMPORTANT: If you are interested in working as an interim at the EIT, please send your CV (Europass format) directly to Starjobs at the following email addresses: and

Current interim vacancies

Finance Officer/Grant Assurance Officer, for six months

Purpose: Provide support in the fields indicated under “Tasks” and provide daily support

Salary: from HUF 990 000 gross per month


  •        Contribute to the improvement of overall governance and management and control systems of the EIT and the Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs)

  •        Contribute to the assessment of KIC Business Plans and amendments, as well as the assessment of the legality and regularity of the financial reports provided by KICs and eligibility of costs declared

  •        Contribute to the financial and operational management in the area of responsibility, including procurements, implementation of contracts, coordination of external auditors, payments and reporting

Professional experience: Professional experience in accounting / finance or audit or in quantitative data analysis

Qualifications: Completed university degree in a quantitative field such as finance, economics, mathematics or statistics

Advantageous: Work experience with grants, experience in management of external contractors 

Language skills: Excellent/ Proficient command of the English language (C1 Level based on the Common Framework of Reference Languages)

IT Skills: Computer literacy and in particular excellent knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Office and Internet

Other skills and competencies: Good team working skills, ability to handle peak workloads and deal with senior stakeholders

Grant Management Assistant, for six months

Purpose: Provide support in the fields indicated under “Tasks” and provide daily support

Salary: from HUF 740 000 gross per month


  • Contributing to grant data analysis, draft reviews, analytical reports and briefings;
  • Assisting in meetings organisations, writing minutes, and assisting in other administrative tasks related to grant management
  • Assisting in the management and improvement of the EIT knowledge management system and monitoring tools (including grant information systems);
  • Contributing to the enhancement of simplified procedures and document management at the EIT; Working with all EIT teams and KICs to facilitate the sharing of
  • Knowledge and information, and contributing to technical discussions relevant for the area of responsibility;

Professional experience:

  • Experience in any of the fields indicated under “Tasks”

Qualifications: Completed university degree attested by a diploma


  • Experience in working for an EU institution
  • Experience in EU funds management

Language skills: Excellent/Proficient command of the English language (C1 Level based on the Common Framework of Reference Languages)

IT Skills: Computer literacy and in particular good knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Office

Other skills and competencies:

- Ability to work well in multicultural teams;

- Ability to communicate in a clear, logical and structured manner

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

- Excellent administrative and analytical skills

Traineeships at EIT Headquarters

Traineeships at the EIT are addressed mainly to young university graduates, without excluding those who - in the framework of lifelong learning - have recently obtained a university diploma and are at the beginning of a new professional career.

The aim of traineeships at the EIT is to:

  • Provide trainees an understanding of the objectives and activities of the EIT
  • Enable trainees to acquire practical experience and knowledge of the day-to-day work at the EIT Headquarters
  • Promote European integration through active participation to create awareness of true European citizenship
  • Enable trainees to put into practice knowledge acquired during their studies, and in particular in their specific areas of competence

Download the rules governing the Traineeship Scheme at the EIT

Rules and Forms for Travel Reimbursement

Personal data protection

The processing of personal data of the candidates follows the provisions of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2018 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data by the Union institutions, bodies, offices and agencies and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 and Decision No 1247/2002/EC1.

For more information on processing personal data regarding staff selection and recruitment procedures, please read the privacy statement.

For more information on processing personal data regarding selection and recruitment of trainees, please read the privacy statement