What is Europass?

Europass is a set of documents that helps individuals promote themselves as effectively as possible. In January 2005 the European Commission launched the Europass initiative to help employers and education establishments understand the skills and competences of individuals within the European Union.

Why use Europass?

Europass has been designed to support your recruitment and staff development needs. You can receive structured data and information directly from applicants. The online tool can also help to identify the most suitable applicants, because they promote and demonstrate the individual's skills and competences in a presentable format.

What are the benefits of using Europass documents to recruit individuals?

  • Information is provided in a standardised format, which makes it easier to compare applicants
  • Information is presented in a clear and transparent manner, making it easier to understand what an individual can offer
  • Reduction in the amount of time spent on recruiting individuals
  • Access to trustworthy information on skills and qualifications in Europe, including comparing and understanding qualifications frameworks and systems

Please select the document you have received.

The Europass CV helps users highlight their skills, qualifications and work experience. The Europass Language Passport enables users to record their language abilities. The Europass Mobility ecords the skills and competences obtained by an individual during a period spent learning or training abroad. The Certificate Supplement provides additional information about awards obtained through vocational education and training. The Europass Diploma Supplement provides basic information about the higher education qualification an individual has obtained