Maroš Šefčovič (Slovakia), Phil Hogan (Ireland) and Mariya Gabriel (Bulgaria) are the first candidate commissioners to appear in hearings at the Parliament on Monday 30 September.
Before the European Parliament can vote the new European Commission led by Ursula von der Leyen into office, parliamentary committees will assess the suitability of commissioners-designate.
Each candidate commissioner is invited for a live-streamed, three-hour hearing in front of the committee or committees responsible for their proposed portfolio. The hearings will take place between Monday 30 September and Tuesday 8 October.
Hearings on Monday, 30 September:
14.30 - 17.30 CETResponsible committees: constitutional affairs; legal affairs
18.30 - 21.30 CETResponsible committee: international trade
18.30 - 21.30 CETResponsible committees: industry, research and energy; culture and education