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Plan your career abroad


If you are planning to continue your research career abroad, EURAXESS – Researchers in motion, is the right starting place for you. Here you can find general practical information.

EURAXESS Jobs offers a large database of research job vacancies, which can be searched by country and research field. You can also find fellowships or download your CV.


    To pursue your career abroad

    1. Search for the EURAXESS portal of your destination country and contact the EURAXESS Service Centre if necessary.
    2. Check your entry and residence conditions. If necessary, obtain a visa or residence permit for entry/employment/study.
    3. Check the validity of your passport/identity card.
    4. To avoid extra expenses, only book your flight once you know the first working day of your employment.
    5. Update your health insurance. If necessary, obtain the European health insurance card or a private health insurance.
    6. Check with your local tax authority whether you need a certificate proving your previous status as a tax payer.
    7. Arrange your accommodation.
    8. Contact your bank to open an account, so you can transfer money and obtain a bank guarantee for renting accommodation.