Why Europol?

A team with an international profile

Our people come from a variety of professional backgrounds such us Law enforcement, finance, legal, information technologies, human resources, communication, etc.

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Europol offers the opportunity to make an impact by making Europe a safer place for its citizens.

Europol is a young and growing organisation that became an EU agency in 2010. It is constantly looking for creative, self-reliant and energetic employees, who are up to the challenges involved in international crime-fighting, to work in its state-of-the-art headquarters in The Hague, the Netherlands.

Europol employs more than 900 personnel, including around 100 analysts, to identify and track the most dangerous criminal and terrorist networks in Europe.

Working in close-knit teams, our specialists use their expertise and our cutting-edge technology to support investigations into serious organised crime and terrorism within and outside the EU.

A solid track record

Europol offers the opportunity to make an impact by making Europe a safer place for its citizens.

Europol has:

  • disrupted many criminal and terrorist networks
  • contributed to the arrest of thousands of dangerous criminals
  • helped recover millions of euros
  • helped hundreds of victims of trafficking and abuse, including children."

The working environment at Europol has a lot to offer. It is:

  • highly collaborative
  • intellectually stimulating
  • multilingual
  • multidisciplinary
  • international.

Prospective candidates should be prepared to work in a dynamic and fast-moving environment that requires a high level of flexibility, and should have the ability to perform well within a team.

Equal opportunity

Europol is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications without distinction on the basis of gender, colour, racial, ethnic or social origin, genetic features, language, religion or belief, political or any other opinion, membership of a national minority, property, birth, disability, nationality, age, sexual orientation or gender identity.

We aim to create and maintain a healthy and attractive work environment that supports women and men in their career planning and in achieving a healthy work-life balance.

Employment at Europol is open to nationals of EU Member States. There is no nationality quota system in operation, but Europol is striving for a broad range of nationalities in order to keep a well-balanced geographical distribution among its staff members.

If you would like to be part of a supportive team that allows you to make a strong contribution, and if you have seen a position that appeals to you, we’d like to hear from you.