How to Apply

Is this programme right for me?

❖ Do you want to build public procurement expertise?
❖ Are you striving to learn more about modern public procurement?
❖ Do you want to foster your professional career?
❖ Do you want to improve the businesses and your individual performance?
❖ Are you commited to contributing to the challenging programme with full dedication?
❖ Do you want to participate in and profit from a highly qualified professional community?
❖ Do you enjoy international settings and working with multicultural teams?


Admission requirements:

Employment with a Central Purchasing Body (CPB) in a
European Union Member State or COSME 3rd Country
No academic degree or previous academic education is required
❖ Professional work experience in the field of public procurement (2-3 years)
Fluency in English
❖ As the programme is conducted in English a good working knowledge of the language is essential
❖ English Level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages


Be part of a unique learning journey! We encourage you to apply for

The Public Procurement Excellence Programme

If your interessted in our training programme, please send us an email to . You will receive log-in data for PPE’s online application tool, where you can provide your documents online and find further information on the application process.

Application Deadline: The application is closed now. We thank all countries that nominated participants. We are currently in the evaluation process of all applications and will have reached a decision by mid July.

Application checklist

Participants will be required to provide:

❖ Curriculum Vitae
❖ Letter of Motivation
❖ Letter of support from their line manager
❖ Portrait photo
❖ Completed e-application forms


We will reach a decision
Within 2 weeks (from the end of the application period) we aim to send you notice of whether your application has been approved.