Finding Jobs in Luxembourg


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History / Basics

It’s mostly rural, with dense Ardennes forest and nature parks in the north, and the Moselle river valley in the southeast. The rocky gorges of the eastern Mullerthal region earned it the nickname “Little Switzerland.” Its capital, Luxembourg City, is famed for its fortified medieval old town perched on sheer cliffs.

Other destinations

  • Vianden – Quaint small town presided over by a rather splendid château
  • Remich – For promenades along the Moselle
  • Mondorf-les-Bains – Spa town with gambling “Casino” located on Luxembourg-France border

Finding Work

There are a number of places where jobs in Luxembourg are advertised. The Luxembourg public employment service (Administration de l’EMploi, ADEM) maintains a list of vacancies. You do not need to register to view them (or obtain any other information on screen), however, the adverts are not available on the ADEM website:

Look for job adverts in the national press, e.g., Saturday editions of Luxemburger Wort and La Voix, on job sites like , ,  and , on websites of large companies and employment agencies, and on the European Job Mobility Portal :  : Jobs in Luxembourg and Luxembourg for professionals and expats seeking employment opportunities. 

Accommodation / Mobile / Tax / General

Online listings can give you a great feel for the market and allow you to determine if a place fits your specifications. Accommodation agencies are called immobilieres and offer rental listings under louer or location. You may have to visit the agent’s website or contact their office to learn the exact address.

Do I need a work permit?
Non-EU citizens who have been offered a job or wish to set up as self-employed in Luxembourg must apply for a temporary residence certificate (Autorisation de séjour temporaire) at the Immigration Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs before arrival in Luxembourg.

Tax is calculated in accordance with a progressive table, ranging from 8% on taxable income in excess of 11,265 euros (EUR) to 40% on income in excess of EUR 100,000 for 2016. A solidarity tax of 7% of taxes (9% for taxpayers earning more than EUR 150,000 in tax class 1 and 1a or more than EUR 300,000 in tax class 2) must also be paid.

Mobile and Internet :
There are four mobile telephone networks in Luxembourg – Post Luxembourg, Tango S.A., Orange S.A., Post Luxembourg.
The Grand Duchy is noted for its very high quality digital communications infrastructures and excellent connectivity. A Wi-Fi installation allows high-speed wireless Internet access throughout your house. HotCity is the largest Wi-Fi network in the Grand Duchy;