From Refugees to Workers: Mapping labour market integration support measures for asylum seekers and refugees in EU member states

Date published

2016

Description

This study by the Bertelsmann Stiftung identifies the policies and practices being implemented in different EU Member States to facilitate the labour market integration of recent refugees and asylum seekers who have arrived in the respective country in the last year. It carries out a comparative perspective that focuses on nine EU member states, namely Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. More specifically, the study aims to review the legal and policy framework concerning labour market access of recent refugees and asylum seekers; provide an up-to-date and structured overview of different types of labour market integration support measures for refugees, programmes and initiatives for refugees and asylum seekers, including measures by civil society and private actors and to identify and discuss good practices and lessons learned in the different countries as well as contextual factors influencing the effectiveness of different measures.

The full study is available here

Related Area

Related countries

Austria
Denmark
France
Germany
Italy
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
United Kingdom

English version

Thematic area

  • Migrant access to urban services

Document link

Document type

Number of pages

58 pages

Place / Publisher

Guetersloh / Bertelsmann Stiftung

Publisher / Organisation

JMDI publication

No