European Medicines Agency – Trainee Program

Deadline: 15 June 2011
Open to: universities graduates on a relevant field, from EU, EU Candidates states or Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway
Stipend: grant of £1350 net per month and travel allowance

Every year the European Medicines Agency (EMA) runs a trainee program. Its aims is to give trainees an understanding of the Agency and its role within the activities of the European Union and to provide professional experience in a working environment.

There is one traineeship intake per year starting in October, and each placement is for a period of six months up to a maximum of nine months in the Agency offices in London.


Open to young university graduates in relevant fields to the Agency: pharmacy, medicine, life sciences, healthcare, chemistry, information technologies, accounting, law, library, information science, public relations or communication.

Candidates must be nationals of the Member States of the European Economic Area (the Member States of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway) and from candidate countries benefiting from a pre-accession strategy.


Interested candidates should download the application form and use the “submit by email” function at the top of the form.


The Agency pays a maintenance grant of £1350 net per month and pays a travel allowance to compensate the expenses incurred at the beginning and at the end of the in-service training from the place of residence (the one provided in correspondence).

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