Frequently Asked Questions


We continuously recruit people at different levels of professional development in various areas. Our faculty has a background in public administration, management of public funding, policy-making and better regulation, EU law and policies, and global EU. In addition, we have colleagues who take care of project and programme management, finance, marketing and communications, human resources, and facility and digital management.

During the recruitment process, all applications are carefully evaluated by the Human Resources team and the (manager of the) relevant team or department. You will receive a confirmation by email from the Recruitment team within two weeks of sending your application. Only candidates successfully qualified for the position are invited to an interview that generally takes place at our offices in Maastricht or Luxembourg, in addition to a preliminary online interview. Your personal data is processed according to the new rules applicable to EU Member States (Regulation (EU) 2016/679, GDPR).

At EIPA, a full working week consists of an average of 36 hours. However, EIPA employees work 40 hours per week and receive 4 hours of additional leave per week in return (24 days per year). This is an additional leave known as ATV. Work-life balance is very important at EIPA, and we strive to create a supportive and flexible work environment that allows employees to balance their professional and personal commitments. Depending on the role, employees may have the opportunity to work one or two days from home or arrange flexible working hours to accommodate their needs.

We offer our employees a competitive remuneration package that includes a salary based on experience and qualifications, as well as a range of benefits such as a holiday allowance, a homeworking allowance, and a commuting allowance. Additionally, depending on their contract type and length, employees may be eligible for other benefits such as reimbursement of removal costs, fitting-out costs or paid parental leave.

We also offer opportunities for professional development, including access to training and development programs, which can support employees in advancing their careers. Our employees can develop their skills and competencies via our internal training centre, as well as by participating in in-house (tailor-made) training with external experts. Additionally, every employee is entitled to request individual training, based on the training policy in place.

We offer assistance to employees who are relocating to Maastricht. Depending on your situation, this may include a commuting allowance, hotel accommodation, assistance with housing, registering with the local municipality, applying for a social security number, or setting up a bank account. By providing this kind of support, we aim to make the process of moving and settling down in Maastricht as smooth and stress-free as possible for its employees.

Team building and collaboration are stimulated and supported, and we are committed to creating a positive and inclusive workplace culture. Our Social Activities Committee organises a variety of activities throughout the year, including team-building activities, holiday events, lunches or excursions.