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What happens on the day of the Assessment Centre?

  • The Assessment Centre requires a full day (sometimes two days) and typically starts around 8h30 (your invitation letter will give your precise appointment time) and ends around 18h00.
  • On arrival you will receive your schedule for the day.
  • EPSO staff will be present to welcome you and guide you throughout the day.
  • On arrival you must present the documents requested in your invitation letter.
  • Please make sure you arrive on time unaccompanied. Friends or relatives will not be allowed to wait in the building, or to contact you during testing.
  • If you arrive late, no additional time will be awarded and you may be excluded from the selection process, especially if you miss one of the exercises entirely.
  • You will be one of up to six candidates and there will be several assessors.
  • You will be given an identity badge to facilitate your movement around the premises.
  • All material needed for the various exercises will be provided at the Assessment Centre, including test material, pens and paper etc.
  • If PCs are used, your preference for the keyboard/language will have been asked beforehand.
  • Lockers are available for any luggage and other personal belongings.
  • No lunch will be provided, but there are vending machines for drinks and snacks and plenty of cafes and restaurants nearby in Brussels. There is a canteen and cafeteria in the building in Luxembourg.
  • There are no parking facilities available for candidates.
  • You are allowed to leave the building during breaks but make sure you are back on time.

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