Applicants must hold a STEM degree (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) of which at least 80% of the course hours must be devoted to scientific and/or technical subjects. Please note the list below is for guidance only and is not intended to be exhaustive.
These are typical degree backgrounds of individuals who join the profession. Our own degree requirements may vary annually and are based on current business need. Please refer to individual job adverts for further details.
For more information about the profession and degree requirements, please refer to the section on registering for the EU Qualifying Exams on the EPO’s website.