Membership in the Circle is open to all Ukrainians with professional or traineeship experience in one of the EU institutions including but not limited to:

  • European Parliament;

  • European Commission;

  • European Economic and Social Committee

  • Committee of Regions;

  • EU Delegation to Ukraine (as part of the EEAS);

  • Secretariats of political groups within the European Parliament. 


Associated membership in the Circle is open to all Ukrainians without prior experience of work or traineeship in the EU institutions but requires some form of previous engagement with the EU-funded, EU-led or EU-oriented projects and initiatives.


Review and approval of requests for associated membership are carried out on a case-by-case basis and dependent on individual merits, motivation, professional and academic background.

European Parliament trainees

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