A career at the European Medicines Agency (EMA) offers candidates interesting and challenging work that brings value to European citizens and a diverse and stimulating working environment, while enjoying attractive benefits and a healthy work-life balance.

EMA is staffed mainly by temporary and contract agents recruited through open selection procedures.

In addition, EMA operates a traineeship programme for recent graduates and offers the opportunity for staff from other European public-sector bodies to work at EMA for short periods through its national expert on secondment programme.

EMA sometimes also uses recruiting agencies for the short-term placement of interim staff.

Careers at EMA are open to nationals of the European Union Member States as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.


EMA publishes all its vacancy notices, together with information for applicants on the application and selection process on:

To search EMA's vacancies, visit the portal or use the search bar below.


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