Start your international career with a traineeship at the European Center for Modern Language!

The ECML offers traineeships, lasting in general 6 months, twice a year. According to their field of interest applicants can choose the main area in which they would like to be involved: organisation of events and meetings (Programme), documentation and resources (DRC), the Centre's website (Website) and finances and general administration (Administration).


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Organization: The European Center for Modern Language is a unique institution whose mission is to encourage excellence and innovation in language teaching and to help Europeans learn languages more efficiently. Their vision is to build a Europe committed to linguistic and cultural diversity, where the key role of quality language education in achieving intercultural dialogue, democratic citizenship and social cohesion is recognised and supported.


Duty Station: Graz, Austria

Open To: Graduates, from or living in one of the Center’s member States (See useful link for list)


Timeframe: January/June 2020


Deadline: 31st August 2019 for the period January/June


Job description: The ECML offers traineeship in four different areas: Administration, Website, Communication, Documentation and Resource Center (CDRC) and Programme traineeship. Each area has different tasks and requires different skills.

In general, traineeships last for 6 months. Trainees work a total of 38 hours 45 minutes per week and are entitled to 12 days leave during the 6 month period, excluding public holidays. Working hours are flexible, but there are core hours which are to be observed; that is, all employees must be present between 09.00 and 12.00 and between 14.30 and 16.30.


Qualifications: candidates must hold at least a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) and have a good command of at least one of the Council of Europe’s working languages (English or French) though knowledge of both is advantageous and might make the difference in order to get selected. Trainees must be flexible, well organised and capable of working in an international team. Other requirements depend on the work area.

Wage: Trainees receive a subsistence allowance of approximately €720 per month, which is transferred by the Council of Europe at the end of each month.  From this, a deduction of approximately € 20 is made each month from the trainees allowance to cover the costs of insurance during the stay.

Application process: In order to apply for the traineeship, you should use the application form (See useful links).


Useful links:  Offer page

Organization page

List of member states

Application form

Contact Information:

European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe

Nikolaiplatz 4

AT-8020 Graz



Tel: +43 316 323554


edited by Giulia Ibba

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