The Luxembourg labour market is very diverse and presents attractive conditions. Before starting a professional activity, it is however important to learn about the specific labour market conditions.
Prerequisites for professional activities
Luxembourg's labour market is marked by the international and multilingual nature of its workforce. Before starting to work in Luxembourg, you should get informed about the situation on the labour market.
Working as an employee
In this section you will find information on working contracts, working hours, leave or termination of employment.
Working in the public sector
The public sector refers to all economic or social activities carried out under the total or partial control of the State and local authorities. There are mainly three categories of staff: the civil servant, the state employee, the state worker.
Working as a self-employed
This section informs you about the authorization of establishment, the creation of a company and the status of the self-employed person.
Access to the labour market in Luxembourg is open to citizens of the Europen Union and the European Economic Area (EEA). Third-country nationals need a stay permit (autorisation de séjour) and then a residence permit.