Facing challenges settling in?
Find out about all the free services of EURAXESS Centre in Luxembourg providing to researchers and employers to help you with a range of issues including visa requirements, health insurance, medical care or family related issues.
What you have to do before and upon your arrival in Luxembourg? Follow our Checklist step by step!
The entry, residence and work permit procedure for Luxembourg is fairly simple. All you need to do is to follow it step by step, regardless of whether you are a citizen of the European Union, an EEA country, Switzerland or a non-EU member state.
You will need to open a bank account to make all your payments, e.g. for the initial costs of renting accommodation.
Finding accommodation in Luxembourg can be a challenge, depending on where you want to live, type of property (studio, apartment, house), renting or buying and of course your budget.
The healthcare system runs through the National Health Fund (Caisse
Are you coming with your family? The following information is intended to help make the transition to Luxembourg as smooth as possible for your family members.
Hands-on help with paperwork
EURAXESS provides practical support to researchers as they relocate for work. Through the EURAXESS Centres, EURAXESS also helps employers by assisting new employees with the move abroad.
Located in the heart of Europe, Luxembourg's highly international and multilingual research landscape offers many opportunities to collaborate on cross-border projects. State-of-the-art research and training facilities appraised highly by international evaluators are important assets of the young and energetic research environment.
As an employee working in Luxembourg you are protected by a state-run compulsory social security insurance.
Residents of Luxembourg are subject to tax on their domestic and foreign taxable income. Non-residents are taxable on their domestic income arising from Luxembourg sources only. Find out everything about taxes and salaries in Luxembourg.
The Luxembourg pension system is compulsory for anyone working in Luxembourg, both you and your employer will contribute to the pension scheme which is taxable income.
Relocating outside Luxembourg?
Make the move and discover the wealth of opportunities on offer both inside and outside Europe. EURAXESS Centres and EURAXESS Worldwide are on hand to offer expertise and advice to facilitate your move abroad.
If you are planning to continue your research career abroad, EURAXESS – Researchers in
EURAXESS Jobs offers a large database of research job vacancies, which can be searched by country and research field. You can also find fellowships or download your CV.