Luxembourg for researchers

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EURAXESS - Researchers in Motion is a pan-European Initiative launched by the European Commission to promote research careers and facilitate the mobility of researchers across Europe.

EURAXESS is a platform for researchers, entrepreneurs, universities, and businesses to interact with each other.

It covers mobility issues, allows institutions to find the right talent, and connects people, projects and funding.

All services of the EURAXESS network are free of charge.






Luxembourgish authorities have taken strict measures to limit the spread of the virus in the country and launched a dedicated website. It contains a.o. information about the evolution of the crisis at national level, the contact points to turn to, the aid programmes that have been set up and the behaviour to adopt in order to limit the spread of the virus. This website (in 4 languages) and other sources of information are made available for you on the right side.

The current COVID-19 measures adopted by the Luxembourgish Parliament include: restaurants, bars and cafés can welcome the public during regular opening hours, both indoors and outdoors. Inside catering establishements and bars, the CovidCheck system is mandatory from 1 November 2021. Customers and all staff in these establishments must comply with the obligations under the system and present either a vaccination certificate, a certificate of recovery or a COVID test certificate showing a negative result. More information on the check system here. Indoor and outdoor sports facilities are open to the public and are subject to certain conditions, the same applies when entering shops. Private and public gatherings, both indoors and outdoor, are permitted under certain conditions. Nevertheless its essential to continue to respect the protective measures.  

An overview of all protective measures (in 5 languages) can be found under this link

For more details please consult the webpage "Sanitary Measures" by the Luxembourgish government.

Due to the pandemic, new measures have as well been taken concerning the entry of third-country nationals into Luxembourg. They are valid until 31st December 2021 (inclusive) and can be consulted on dedicated pages of the information portal and the national coronavirus website

New health measures for all air travel to Luxembourg:

For any person, aged 12 years or older, authorised to enter Luxembourg (regardless of nationality), it is compulsory to present, before boarding a flight to Luxembourg:

  • either a vaccination certificate attesting to a complete vaccination pattern (see FAQ) against COVID-19, drawn up in accordance with Article 3bis, paragraphs 1 to 2, of the amended law of 17 July 2020 on measures to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Namely a vaccination certificate issued by the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, a Member State of the European Union or the Schengen Area. Certificates issued by certain third countries are also accepted. (see respective list)

  • or a recovery certificate issued by a practitioner or national authority of an EU Member State or Schengen Area Member State for persons who have had a recent SARS-CoV-2 infection within 6 months prior to travel and who have completed the applicable isolation period in the respective country with resolution of all symptoms of infection

  • or the negative result (on paper or electronically) of a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) for the detection of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA (PCR, TMA or LAMP methods) carried out less than 72 hours before the flight or of a SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen test carried out less than 48 hours before the flight, by a medical analysis laboratory or any other entity authorised for this purpose. The negative result of the test must be presented, if necessary accompanied by a translation, in one of the administrative languages of Luxembourg or in English, Italian, Spanish or Portuguese

This applies to all departures to Luxembourg, including those from Member States of the European Union or the Schengen area.

In addition, until 14 January 2022 inclusive, additional sanitary measures are applicable to all travel from Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Possible exemptions from these obligations as well as more information under this link.

In Luxembourg, the main public research actors have joined forces to launch projects intended to fight COVID-19. Find here an overview of the research carried out by the COVID-19 TASK FORCE under the coordination of the RESEARCH LUXEMBOURG initiative.







This webpage contains information on the latest developments and actions, general advice, useful contacts and links, statistics and various other topics of interest for citizens and institutions.





Foreign Researcher's Guide to Luxembourg

The Foreign Researcher’s Guide to Luxembourg is a useful and informative tool, which helps international researchers and their families from all over the world through their process of relocating to Luxembourg.

It offers a clear overview of the research landscape in Luxembourg, as well as the legal frameworks concerning key topics such as employment, entry conditions, visa procedures, taxation, social security, health care, as well as relevant information about housing and daily life.

Foreign Researchers Guide to Luxembourg (29.62 MB)



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