Contract Types

​Temporary Agents (TA)

  • Administrator function group (AD)
  • Assistant function group (AST)

Seconded National Experts (SNE)

​​​Contract Agents (CA)

  • Function group FGI to FGIV

Trainee (internship)


Temporary and contract staff
are selected through an open recruitment procedure.

More information: Staff Regulations of Officials and Conditions of Employment of Other Servants of the European Communities (CEOS)

Temporary Agents

​> In order to access eu-LISA's open calls for Temporary Agents and submit an application, candidates are invited to use our e-Recruitment platform.

Please note that the online e-Recruitment platform is the only acceptable means of submitting applications for open calls. eu-LISA does not accept spontaneous applications.

If you have any questions relating to Temporary Agent vacancies at eu-LISA, please send an e-mail to eulisa-RECRUITMENT@eulisa.europa.eu.

Temporary Agents constitute the major human resources of eu-LISA.

Temporary agents are recruited by eu-LISA for:

  • Operational posts (Technical experts)
  • Management posts
  • Administration posts e.g. human resources, legal, finance and communication

Temporary Agents are offered a five-year contract with an initial probation period of nine months. Contracts may be renewed.

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Contract Agent

​> In order to access eu-LISA's open calls for Contract Agents and submit an application, candidates are invited to use our e-Recruitment platform.

Please note that the online e-Recruitment platform is the only acceptable means of submitting applications for open calls. eu-LISA does not accept spontaneous applications.

If you have any questions relating to Contract Agent vacancies at eu-LISA, please send an e-mail to eulisa-RECRUITMENT@eulisa.europa.eu.

Contract Agents are recruited by eu-LISA for:

  • Supportive posts in administration (e.g. secretaries and assistants)
  • Operational and administrative posts assigned to specific projects

Contract Agents are offered contract of varying lengths (specified in our vacancy notices) with an initial probation period. Contracts may be renewed. 

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Seconded National Experts

Seconded National Experts (SNE`s) are staff employed by a national, regional or local public administration, or an IGO, who are seconded to the eu-LISA, so that the Agency can benefit from their high level of professional knowledge and experience.

Seconded National Experts remain in the service and receive salaries from their employers throughout the period of secondment.

The initial period of secondment is six to twenty-four months. The secondment is renewable, but the total secondment period cannot exceed four years.

Detailed rules regarding secondment of national experts within eu-LISA are described in the Management Board Decision laying down rules on the secondment of National Experts to the Agency (Decision No 2012-025 as of 28 June 2012). 

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Internships

​> In order to access eu-LISA's open calls for Internships and submit an application, candidates are invited to use our e-Recruitment platform.

Please note that the online e-Recruitment platform is the only acceptable means of submitting applications for open calls. eu-LISA does not accept spontaneous applications.

If you have any questions relating to Internships at eu-LISA, please send an e-mail to eulisa-INTERNS@eulisa.europa.eu.

eu-LISA offers paid internships for recent university graduates who are at the beginning of their professional career. Internships for university graduates are intended to enable interns to supplement their knowledge with EU policies, activities and procedures as well as those of eu-LISA.

The Agency welcomes applications from candidates with a background relating to any of the activities of the Agency.

Interns will gain:

  • EU knowledge – insight into the processes and policies of eu-LISA
  • Practical experience – an opportunity to play a part in eu-LISA's day-to-day business
  • The opportunity to put their academic theory into practice

We expect from them:

  • To be open to European matters
  • Contributions to our everyday work with fresh points of view
  • A proactive attitude

More details on how to apply can be found in the eu-LISA Internship policy published below. 

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