EPO (European Patent Office)

Why work for us?

A career at the European Patent Office provides a unique opportunity for engineers and scientists to work with tomorrow's technologies today, in a multinational and intellectually stimulating environment. Our engineers and scientists - drawn from over 30 different European countries - work at the cutting edge of technology, examining the latest inventions in every technical field in order to protect and promote innovation in Europe. The daily work combines scientific expertise with analytical research and an eye for the legal aspects of intellectual property. The attractive conditions of employment, a competitive salary and the excellent social benefits on offer are commensurate with an international organisation.

Deadlines & application process

There is no specific deadline for the jobs of engineers an scientists. We have continuous recruitment in most of the technical fields.

To apply, please use the online application form. Shortlisted candidates are interviewed at the EPO site to which they applied.

We offer you

  • Entry options
  • Internship(s)
  • Direct Entry
  • Work environment
  • Attractive workplace location
  • Competitive & challenging environment
  • Creative / innovative environment
  • Having good relationships with the colleagues
  • Informal environment
  • International environment
  • Your role
  • Chance to take responsibility early on
  • Freedom of action / independence
  • Opportunities to work abroad
  • Compensation&Benefits
  • Company supports family life (e.g. options for parental leave, childcare)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Health care coverage / insurance
  • Possibility to work from home
  • Image
  • Company is international
  • Former employees speak well of it
  • Recruiting only the best

We look for

  • Education
  • Natural Science studies
  • IT studies
  • Engineering studies
  • PhD Degree
  • Masters Degree
  • International Exchange Program
  • Experience
  • Work experience abroad
  • Teamwork experience
  • Work experience in home country
  • Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Fast-learner
  • Results driven
  • Self-awareness
  • Flexibility
  • Communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Business English
  • Self-motivation
  • Business French
  • Business German
  • Taking initiative
  • IT literacy
  • Creativity
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Company information

EPO (European Patent Office)

Erhardtstrasse 27
80469 Munich


Public Sector