The Ultimate EU Test Book Administrators 2024

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The Ultimate EU Test Book Administrators 2024 edition has been updated to reflect the new format of European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO) competitions. 

The 2024 Administrators edition covers the new competition process all the way through to the establishment of the Reserve List − the list of laureates eligible for recruitment to permanent posts by the EU institutions. It is packed with practical advice on how to maximise your chances of success and hundreds of sample test questions, explaining the shortcuts to answer questions quickly and the common errors that candidates make.

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Features of the 2024 edition include:

  • STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE to Administrator Competitions
  • ALL-NEW Verbal Reasoning Test 
  • ALL-NEW Numerical Reasoning Test 
  • ALL-NEW Abstract Reasoning Test 
  • 100 EXTRA EU Knowledge Questions
  • NEW Full Case Study with Solution

The Administrators 2024 edition is designed for candidates in EPSO AD-level open competitions. It includes test types also found in CAST selections and internal competitions.

Table of Contents

  1. EU Administrator Selection Competitions (focusing on EPSO open competitions plus description of CAST and internal competitions); what they involve, the test types, and key strategies for success
  2. Succeeding in Verbal Reasoning Tests (methodology and advice)
  3. Verbal Reasoning Test (100 all-new questions with explanations of which answers are right)
  4. Succeeding in Numerical Reasoning Tests (methodology and advice)
  5. Numerical Reasoning Warm-Up Exercise (preparation questions by topic focusing on order of magnitude; per capita/percentage calculations; speed, time and distance; equations; estimating techniques)
  6. Numerical Reasoning Test (120 all-new questions with full step by step answer explanations, shortcuts and pitfalls)
  7. Succeeding in Abstract Reasoning Tests (methodology and advice)
  8. Abstract Reasoning Test (50 all-new questions now with full step by step answer explanations on same page, shortcuts and pitfalls)
  9. EU Knowledge Test (200 questions covering EU institutions, policies, programmes, working methods, history, etc)
  10. Digital Literacy Tests
  11. The Case Study (what the written test/case study is designed to test and how)
  12. Sample case study

About András Baneth

András Baneth has been the author behind the development of The Ultimate EU Test Book since its first publication, then as a single volume, in 2005. A graduate from the College of Europe in Bruges, András worked for seven years at the European Court of Justice and European Commission. He is a co-founder of EU Training (formerly known as Online EU Training) with which he remains actively engaged, and the former managing director of the US–based Public Affairs Council’s European office. András is also a regular speaker on EU careers, strategic communication and public affairs. His personal website is available at and his direct e-mail is

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Publication Date
25 Mar 2024
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