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What can EURES do for you ?

EURES helps jobseekers to find jobs and employers to recruit from all over Europe

The European Union’s principle of free movement of workers is considered one of the most important rights of EU citizens. It means that you can move to any EU Member State, as well as Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland to look for and take up a job.

Yet, it may sometimes seem like a daunting and difficult task to make use of this right. The purpose of EURES is precisely to help and support jobseekers and employers with that.

This involves the provision of a broad range of services, available on the EURES portal or through the vast human network of more than a thousand advisers working in the EURES Member and Partner organisations.  

EURES services to jobseekers and employers include:

  • Matching of job vacancies and CVs on the EURES portal
  • Information and guidance and other support services for workers and employers
  • Access to information on living and working conditions in the EU member states, such as taxation, pensions, health insurance and social security
  • Specific support services for frontier workers and employers in cross-border regions
  • Support to specific groups in the context of the EURES Targeted Mobility Schemes
  • Support to dynamic recruitment events through the European (Online) Job Days platform
  • Information on and access to post-recruitment assistance, such as language training and support with integration in the destination country

To learn more about EURES services you can visit the various sections of this website, find contact details of the EURES Members and Partners on the “EURES in your country” page or get in direct contact with a EURES Adviser by phone, mail or chat, You can also contact the EURES Helpdesk for help with using the portal or any other questions you may have.


Read more about EURES and its services:

Finding a job in Europe - a guide for jobseekers

Recruiting in Europe - a guide for employers