Job, internship and education opportunities in Europe



Ploteus - find a course

Ploteus aims to help students, job seekers, workers, parents, guidance counsellors and trainers to find out information about studying in Europe:

  • learning opportunities and training possibilities available throughout the European Union;
  • education and training systems;
  • exchange programmes and grants;
  • everything you need to know when moving abroad in another European country.

EURES - The European Employment Service

EURES (European Employment Service) aims to facilitate the free movement of workers within the countries of the European Economic Area. Partners in the network include public employment services, trade unions and employer organisations. The partnership is coordinated by the European Commission.

Main functions:

  • inform, counsel and provide advice to potentially mobile workers on job opportunities and living and working conditions in the European Economic Area;
  • assist employers in recruiting workers from other countries;
  • provide pertinent advice and guidance to workers and employers in crossborder regions.

EUROGUIDANCE - European portal to guidance

Euroguidance is the network of National Resource Centres for Vocational Guidance. Main functions:

  • provide information on education and training opportunities in Europe, mainly for guidance practitioners, who should relay it to citizens at large;
  • support the exchange of quality information on education and training systems and on qualifications in the European Union, the European Economic Area and Central and Eastern European countries;
  • support the Ploteus portal.


ENIC-NARIC networks

The ENIC network (European Network of Information Centres) is made up of national information centres. The role of these centres is to provide information and advice on:

  • the recognition of foreign diplomas, degrees and other academic or professional qualifications;

  • education systems in other European countries and one's own country;

  • opportunities for studying abroad, including information on loans and scholarships, as well as on practical questions related to mobility and equivalence.

The NARIC network (National Academic Recognition Information Centres) was created in 1984. The network aims at improving academic recognition of diplomas and periods of study in the Member States of the European Union, the European Economic Area and Central and Eastern European countries.


Drop'Pin @ EURES

Whatever kind of opportunity you’re looking for to improve your chances of finding a job in Europe, Drop’[email protected] has something for you. With apprenticeships, traineeships, training programmes, e-learning courses, language training, mentoring and coaching schemes, as well as various social services (e.g. help with housing), in a range of sectors, Drop’pin is Europe’s youth opportunities platform. Drop’pin and go far.


Working in Europe – your rights

Working in Europe – your rights


Solvit - Effective problem solving in the Internal market

Solvit deals with cross-border problems between a business or a citizen on the one hand and a national public authority on the other, where there is possible misapplication of EU law. Solvit deals among others with:

  • recognition of professional qualifications and diplomas;
  • access to education;
  • residence permits;
  • social security;
  • employment rights;
  • border controls;
  • self-employment issues;
  • taxation.

Volunteering / exchanges - Europe (EU)

Interested in learning new skills while helping others? Volunteering introduces you to new people and cultures, giving you invaluable experience that will enhance or influence your future career. You can do it abroad or nearer to home. The websites listed on this page will open your eyes to the many European and international opportunities for volunteer work that exist: European Voluntary Service (EVS), Youth Exchanges and Work Camps.

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European Youth Portal (Youth)

The objective of the Youth portal is to give as many young people as possible quick and easy access to relevant youth related information on Europe and European countries, to enhance young people's participation in public life and to contribute to their active citizenship.