Information on EURES, ENIC-NARIC, Euroguidance, professions needing a specific qualification
Visit the EURES website
EURES - The European Employment Service
EURES (European Employment Service) aims to facilitate the free movement of workers within the countries of the European Economic Area. Partners in the network include public employment services, trade unions and employer organisations. The partnership is coordinated by the European Commission.
- inform, counsel and provide advice to potentially mobile workers on job opportunities and living and working conditions in the European Economic Area;
- assist employers in recruiting workers from other countries;
- provide pertinent advice and guidance to workers and employers in crossborder regions.
Visit the ENIC-NARIC website
The ENIC network (European Network of Information Centres) is made up of national information centres. The role of these centres is to provide information and advice on:
the recognition of foreign diplomas, degrees and other academic or professional qualifications;
education systems in other European countries and one's own country;
opportunities for studying abroad, including information on loans and scholarships, as well as on practical questions related to mobility and equivalence.
The NARIC network (National Academic Recognition Information Centres) was created in 1984. The network aims at improving academic recognition of diplomas and periods of study in the Member States of the European Union, the European Economic Area and Central and Eastern European countries.
Visit the Euroguidance website
EUROGUIDANCE - European portal to guidance
Euroguidance is the network of National Resource Centres for Vocational Guidance. Main functions:
- provide information on education and training opportunities in Europe, mainly for guidance practitioners, who should relay it to citizens at large;
- support the exchange of quality information on education and training systems and on qualifications in the European Union, the European Economic Area and Central and Eastern European countries;
- support the Ploteus portal.
Professions needing a specific qualification
Overview of regulated professions - by country
Working in Europe – your rights
Your rights under EU law to work in other member countries