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In-service training is a period spent at the European Railway Agency (ERA) in accordance with the Decision of the Executive Director of the ERA on the acceptance of trainees for an in-service training period. The call is open to nationals of the Member States of the European Union, of an Acceding country or of a country from the European Economic Area. However, a limited number of nationals of non-Member States are also accepted according to available resources and in accordance with the operational priorities of ERA.

The duration is from three to five months.

To apply, please send your application by email to the address "traineeships" followed by "" no later than 04/01/2015, indicating in the subject line the field of activities you are interested in. You may apply in any of the official languages of the European Union but the use of English or French is encouraged to facilitate the selection process. Please note that applications submitted by fax or postal mail cannot be taken into consideration. How  to apply:
  • We strongly recommend candidates to read carefully the Relevant documents section before applying.
  • Complete the Application Form that can be found in the Relevant documents section (save it first on your personal computer and then fill it in).
  • Send their application form with the deadline, together with scanned copies of documents requested in the application form. Application received after the closing date for submission will not be taken into consideration.

For further information, please send an email to the address

We strongly recommend you to read carefully the Traineeship Publication Notice for further details.


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