Staff positions

Career opportunities


ECDC’s aims to strengthen Europe’s defences against infectious diseases and every person in the Centre plays an important part in helping to achieve this goal. ECDC has a wide range of professionals working at the Centre with diverse backgrounds and expertise, from public health experts, mathematical modellers and communication specialists to corporate functions, IT professionals, finance and administrative support.

We have over 400 people working with us with different nationalities.

Are you interested in joining our highly motivated, international and dynamic team?

Application requirements

Before applying to positions at the ECDC, please check that you meet the following criteria:

  • You are a national of an EU Member State, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein.
  • You are fluent in English, and you have a satisfactory knowledge of a second EU language.
  • You are less than 65 years of age (NB. ECDC has a mandatory retirement age of 66)

Apply to ECDC vacancies

Join the ECDC team by submitting your application via our recruitment platform.

ECDC cannot accept applications received by any other means.

If you have any questions about the recruitment process, please send an email to

Check our e-recruitment guide to learn how to set up a profile and apply to vacancies.

Our vacancies are available in all EU/EEA languages.