The European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe offers traineeships, lasting in general 6 months, twice a year. If you want to enjoy a multilingual working environment and get new skills, don’t miss the chance!



ECML promotes quality language education in Europe. According to its vision, Europe should be committed to linguistic and cultural diversity, where the key role of quality language education in achieving intercultural dialogue, democratic citizenship and social cohesion is recognized and supported. The ECML's Strategic Objectives are to help its member states implement effective language teaching policies by: focusing on the practice of the learning and teaching of languages, promoting dialogue and exchange among those active in the field, training multipliers and supporting programme-related networks and research projects


Duty Station: Graz, Austria


Open to: Students with bachelor’s degree (at least)


Timeframe: Two semesters: July-December and January-June



28 February (period July-December)

31 August (period January-June)


Job description: According to their field of interest applicants can choose the main area in which they would like to be involved: organization of events and meetings (Programme), documentation and resources (DRC), the Centre's website (Website) and finances and general administration (Administration).

Recruiting young professionals from all over Europe to join its team for a short period both reinforces the Centre’s role as a place of international cooperation and promotes an atmosphere of intercultural learning. For the trainees it often represents their first experience of an international organization. The scheme which the ECML now offers is the result of a learning process and is adapted to meet the needs both of the Centre and the trainees themselves



Your application will only be considered if you come from or live in one of the member states of the Council of Europe. Generally speaking, you should have:

- a very good knowledge of English and/or French

- good communication and organization skills

- flexibility and motivation

- ability to work efficiently both in team and independently

Click here to see the specific requirements for each work area


Wage/fees:  The trainees receive a subsistence allowance of about € 720 per month


Application process: In order to apply for the traineeship, you should use the ECML application form


Useful links:

Traineeship at ECML (video)

More info about


ECML website


Contact information:

European Centre for Modern Languages

Nikolaiplatz 4

AT-8020 Graz

T 43 316 323554

F 43 316 323554-4

E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Open to the public:

9:00-13:00, 14:00-17:00


Edited by Tatiana Camerota

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