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Who can work under a student contract in your company?

Do you wish to hire a student during the school holidays? Make sure you have the correct information beforehand.

The pupil/student who wishes to work during the school holidays in return for remuneration must meet the following conditions:

  • be between 15 and 26 years old (the pupil/student must not have turned 27);
  • be enrolled in a teaching establishment in Luxembourg or abroad and attend a regular full-time study cycle; or
  • their registration in the teaching establishment ended less than 4 months prior to the recruitment under a student contract.

During the same calendar year (from 1 January to 31 December), a pupil/student can only be hired for a maximum period of 2 months during the school holidays. Under no circumstances can this 2-month limit be exceeded, even if during the calendar year several contracts are concluded with the same pupil/student.

The employment contract (standard contract of employment for pupils and students) must be drawn up in 3 copies:

  • in writing;
  • for each individual pupil/student;
  • at the latest on the first day of employment of the pupil or student.
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