In July 2020 the fundamentally renewed career and application portal Europass offers many helpful opportunities for applying and further education in (almost) all of Europe. The portal is free and ad-free, and offers opportunities to represent in a personal profile their abilities, qualifications and experiences. There are also tools, such as a CV editor that can help you to write CVs and application documents, and collect them along with certificates and descriptions for comparison of traineeships in a personal database. You can also search for suitable vacancies or further education offers. Europass is available in 29 languages and connects all EU-member states, as well as Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. The portal is bound by EU data security restrictions.
The Europass portfolio consists of different documents for applicants to present their competences and qualifications in a professional, unified european layout. The Europass CV, at the center, is a format for CV, developed by the European Kommission. User-friendly, precise, professional - and unified for all of Europe.
The job market
EURES is the job market of the platform. Over 5000 employers regularly publish vacancies there. A registered member of Europass can easily upload their CV to the vacancy. Employers can view uploaded CV and qualification profiles, thereby screening candidates, and contact them. Registered employees can search vacancies by region and requirements, and find positions compatible with their profile.
Employees can find necessary information on life and work conditions in all member states using a filter and key words search on the information platform EURES.
The database Lebens- und Arbeitsbedingungen offers information and tipps on housing, schools, taxes, living costs, healthcare system, social law and comparion of qualifications. Furthermore, you can find information about the job market and current developments in specific countries and regions.en Regionen.