From Refugees to Workers: Mapping Labour-Market Integration Support Measures for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in EU Member States - Volume II: Literature Review and Country Case Studies

by Pieter Bevelander; Iván Martín; Albert Arcarons; Jutta Aumüller; Henrik Emilsson; Sona Kalantaryan; Alastair MacIver; Isilda Mara; Giulia Scalettaris; Alessandra Venturini; Hermine Vidovic; Inge van der Welle; Michael Windisch; Rebecca Wolffberg; Aslan Zorlu

Oct 1, 2016

This study intends to provide a better understanding of the challenges with regard to the integration of refugees into the labour-markets. What are the strategies and practices implemented in different EU Member States to facilitate access to employment? What do we know about their effectiveness? What are good practices and lessons learned in different countries? The study includes detailed case studies for the following nine EU Member States: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The research points to the need for increased coordination at all levels, the conditions for successful public-private partnerships, and the adequate sequence of work integration and language learning, for example. Not least, it makes clear that finding effective ways to bring refugees to work will prove key for Europe's future.

It has been produced by the Migration Policy Centre (MPC) at the European University Institute in Florence.

Search also for: Volume I of the report "Comparative Analysis and Policy Findings"

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