Preparatory course for the new EPSO competition: a path towards European Institutions

During the year EPSO, the European Personnel Selection Office, announces open competitions for positions within the EU institutions. The highly competitiveness makes good preparation essential.

ASERI will offer a comprehensive course on how to prepare for the competitions: pre-selection tests, together with an overview of the EU global scenarios, case studies, group exercises and CBT simulation.


The training actives will be organized in two days, as follows:

Module I - Towards the EPSO Competitions - Friday, March 28th 2014

  •  Introduction to the learning path
  • The European Administration
  •  The European Civil Service
  •  Career development / Job opportunities
  •  Rights and obligations

Module II - Pre-selection: introduction to Computer Based Testing (CBT) - Saturday, March 29th 2014

  •  A short introduction to EPSO
  • Computer Based Testing
  •  Verbal Reasoning
  •  Numerical Reasoning
  • Abstract Reasoning
  •  Situational Judgement
  •  How to write a good application
  •  Mock Exam
  •  Content review

Participants profile
This seminar is addressed to people willing to work within the EU Institutions with a degree-level education.

Training language
The course will be conducted in English.

Commitment required to participants
The Preparatory course for the new EPSO competition is intended as an intense course. Participants will be required to dedicate adequate time to fulfill the requirements.

Previous editions
Preparatory courses for the EPSO competition have already been organized on: September 12th - 14th (IV ed.); April 11th - 13th, 2012 (III ed.); March 21st - 23rd, 2012 (II ed.); November 30th - December 3rd, 2011 (I ed.).


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Academic Year
Start date
28 March 2014
End date
29 March 2014