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Employment / Information and orientation

Useful information about working in Luxembourg

Legal working time in Luxembourg

The legal working time is 8 hours a day and 40 hours per week. The maximum working day cannot exceed 10 hours per day nor 48 hours a week.

Every employee has the right to 25 days paid leave per year. On top of this are 10 National holidays.

Spoken languages at work

The three official languages are Luxembourgish, French and German. English however is very common in many of the professional sectors.

In certain professions, for example home help, knowledge of Luxembourgish is essential. Speaking Luxembourgish is very appreciated by the population of Luxembourgish origin.

Networking is important

The professional network is very important in Luxembourg. Make sure you contact the numerous networking associations!


Finally, it may be useful to find a job to have your diplomas recognised.

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