EU:s institutioner, byråer och organ

EU-byråer jobbar på uppdrag av EU för att utföra specifika tekniska och vetenskapliga uppgifter, i syfte att hjälpa EU:s institutioner att implementera och fatta beslut. Byråerna finns i hela Europa. Rekrytering av personal görs direkt av respektive byrå, ofta söker man specialistkompetenser. Alla lediga tjänster utannonseras även på Epso:s hemsida.

EU:institutioner, byråer och organ

Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)

Slovenija: ACER helps ensure the single European market in gas and electricity functions properly. It assists national regulatory authorities in performing their regulatory function at European level and, where necessary, coordinates their work.

Office of the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications (BEREC Office)

Riga, Latvia: The BEREC Office is an EU agency providing professional and administrative support to BEREC, the Body of European Regulators for Electronic Communications. BEREC aims the relevant EU legislation is applied consistently, so the EU has a functioning single market for electronic communications.  

Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)

Angers, France: The Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) encourages innovation in plant varieties by meticulously processing applications for Community plant variety rights at affordable costs, while giving its stakeholders´ policy guidance on and assistance with exercising these rights.

European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)

Bilbao, Spain: EU-OSHA works to make European workplaces safer, healthier and more productive – for the benefit of businesses, employees and governments. The agency promotes a culture of risk prevention to improve working conditions in Europe.

European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex)

Warsaw, Poland: Europe’s external borders have seen an unprecedented rise in the number of migrants and refugees wishing to enter the EU in recent years. Countries that have an external border have sole responsibility for border control. But Frontex can provide additional technical support for EU countries facing severe migratory pressure.

European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (EU-LISA)

Tallinn, Estonia: Operational site: Strasbourg, France; back up site: Sankt Johann im Pangau, Austria: EU-LISA provides technological support for the EU countries’ efforts to make Europe safer.

European Asylum Support Office (EASO)

Malta: The European Union is working towards a Common European Asylum System. EASO supports its implementation by applying a bottom-up approach. The aim is to ensure that individual asylum cases are dealt with in a coherent way by all Member States.

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Cologne, Germany: The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is responsible for ensuring safety and environmental protection in air transport in Europe.

European Banking Authority (EBA)

London, United Kingdom: The EBA is the EU agency tasked with implementing a standard set of rules to regulate and supervise banking across all EU countries. Its aim is to create an efficient, transparent and stable single market in EU banking products.

Europejskie Centrum ds. Zapobiegania i Kontroli Chorób (ECDC)

Stockholm, Sweden: Analyse and interpret data from EU countries on 52 communicable diseases and conditions, using the European Surveillance System (TESSy).

European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)

Thessaloniki, Greece: Cedefop helps develop and implement EU vocational training policies. It monitors labour market trends and helps the European Commission, EU countries, employers' organisations and trade unions to match training provision to labour market needs.

European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

Helsinki, Finland: The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) works for the safe use of chemicals. It implements the EU's groundbreaking chemicals legislation, benefiting human health, the environment and innovation and competitiveness in Europe.

European Environment Agency (EEA)

Copenhagen, Denmark: The EEA is an EU agency tasked with providing sound, independent information on the environment. It operates as major information source for those involved in developing, adopting, implementing and evaluating environmental policy, and also the general public.

European Fisheries Control Agency (EFCA)

Vigo, Spain: EFCA's mission is to promote the highest common standards for control, inspection and surveillance under the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).

European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)

Parma, Italy: The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) provides independent scientific advice on food-related risks.

European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)

Dublin, Ireland: Eurofound provides research-based findings and knowledge to help develop social and work-related policies.

European GNSS Agency (GSA)

Prague, Czech Republic: The European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency supports the EU's goal of maximising return on investment in global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) in terms of benefits to users, economic growth and competitiveness.

European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE)

Vilnius, Lithuania: The European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE) is an EU agency working to make gender equality a reality in the EU and beyond.  

European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)

Frankfurt, Germany: EIOPA is part of the European System of Financial Supervision.  It is an independent body providing advice to the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union.

European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA)

Lisbon, Portugal: EMSA provides technical expertise and operational assistance to improve maritime safety, pollution preparedness and response and maritime security.

European Medicines Agency (EMA)

London, United Kingdom: EMA protects and promotes human and animal health by evaluating and monitoring medicines within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA).

European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

Lisbon, Portugal: The EMCDDA provides the EU and its member states with factual, objective, reliable and comparable information at European level on drugs and drug addiction and their consequences. It aims to provide evidence to inform policymaking and guide initiatives to tackle drugs.

European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

Heraklion and Athens, Greece: ENISA is a centre of expertise for cyber security in Europe. ENISA helps the EU and EU countries to be better equipped and prepared to prevent, detect and respond to information security problems.

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL)

Budapest, Hungary: CEPOL, the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training, is an agency of the European Union that develops, implements and organises training for the police and other law enforcement officials.

European Police Office (Europol)

The Hague, Netherlands: The European Police Office (Europol) is the EU’s law enforcement agency, whose remit is to help make Europe safer by assisting law enforcement authorities in EU member countries.

European Union Agency for Railways (ERA)

France: ERA is helping to integrate European railway systems by making trains safer and able to cross national borders without stopping.

The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) 

Paris, France: ESMA is an independent EU authority whose purpose is to improve investor protection and promote stable, orderly financial markets.

European Training Foundation (ETF)

Turin, Italy: ETF helps neighbouring countries make the most of their people's abilities and skills by reforming their vocational education and training (VET) and labour market systems.

European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Vienna, Austria: The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides independent, evidence-based advice to EU and national decision makers, thereby helping to make debates, policies and legislation on fundamental rights better informed and targeted.

European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)

Alicante, Spain: EUIPO administers the EU Trade Mark and Design rights, applicable throughout the EU. EUIPO is responsible for the EU observatory on the Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights and the Orphan Works Database.

Single Resolution Board (SRB)

Brussels, Belgium: The Single Resolution Board (SRB) is the new European Banking Union's resolution authority. Its mission is to ensure the orderly resolution of failing banks, with as little impact as possible on the real economy and public finances of the participating EU countries and others.

The European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust)

The Hague, Netherlands: The EU's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) supports judicial coordination and cooperation between national authorities to combat terrorism and serious organised crime affecting more than one EU country.

Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)

Luxembourg: The Translation Centre provides translation services for EU agencies and bodies around Europe and works together with the EU’s other translation services.

Senast uppdaterad: 4 januari 2023