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Arboreus Online EU Training - About Us

Arboreus is one of Central Europe's most dynamically developing innovative e-learning companies, offering professional online training on European Union policies and EU Careers. Our clients include European graduates, EU and national officials, managers, job seekers, Brussels professionals and others.

We do this by creating a community of professionals, academics, diplomats and job seekers covering European affairs all over the world so they can network and learn about the EU.

Managing Director

Mr. Gábor MIKES - With a strong interest in languages, he first graduated from Eötvös Lóránd University, Hungary, where he earned an M.A. in English Language and Literature. Motivated to gain an international experience, he received the prestigious Kellner Scholarship to study at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (USA) where he studied Political Science and International Relations. Having gained an in-depth understanding of international politics, he worked for a Hungarian NGO dealing with EU communication campaigns. In the meantime, his focus turned towards online technologies, therefore he decided to work for Ericsson, the Swedish telecom giant. Gábor is particularly interested in growing Arboreus' potential as his knowledge of technology and EU affairs can finally converge!

Our key strengths

  • Innovation: Arboreus is the first in the world to offer e-learning courses in the field of EU Affairs


  • Expertise: Arboreus is supported by a unique network of highly skilled, independent EU Affairs professionals


  • Network: Arboreus has an in-depth understanding of the Brussels EU arena


  • Global Reach: Arboreus can offer its services to all 500 million EU citizens and beyond, to a global audience


  • Professionalism: Arboreus believes that the best way to manage its services is by exceeding customer expectations and word-of-mouth is the best marketing tool


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Senior Executive Partner

András BanethMr. András BANETH - Author, entrepreneur, and online communication expert, András also has a solid knowledge of EU institutions from his extensive experience at the European Commission and the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Fluent in English, French and Spanish, he holds an M.A. in law and political sciences and the degree of Master of European Public Administration from the College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. His bestselling Ultimate EU Test Book has helped tens of thousands of candidates prepare for EPSO competitions. This, combined with in-depth knowledge of internet marketing and digital tools since he won a national computer programming competition at the age of 14, gave rise to Arboreus. As a frequent guest lecturer at academic seminars in Europe and beyond, he is always happy to speak online, offline and in-between on online marketing, EU affairs or entrepreneurship. His website can be found at or you can follow him @andrasbaneth


Arboreus Headquarters

Our international network of e-learning specialists connect virtually through the Arboreus Online EU Training website, managed by the company headquarters located in the heart of Budapest, in Hungary.

Our Offices: 1075 Budapest, Madách Imre út 13 - 14.

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Arboreus also wishes to be eco-friendly to cut air travel need by using online training tools, webinars, web conferences and exclusive virtual briefings for decision-makers, policy officers and EU experts. We are proud to use a webhosting company, Rackspace, that proves its green credentials by having planted a tree on our behalf to offset our carbon footprint (view the certificate).

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 IMPORTANT: This website is completely independent from all EU institutions, including the European Personnel Selection Office (EPSO). We fully respect copyright laws and EPSO content, therefore we only offer materials that are developed by us and do not infringe anyone's rights in any way whatsoever.

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Title: EU Administrator Exams Workbook - Volume I.

Description: The first volume of the EPSO AD workbooks covers abstract, numerical and verbal reasoning.

Number of pages: 8

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