In terms of integration, the main goal of the Service Intégration et besoins spécifiques (Integration and Special Needs Department) is to carry out measures to promote the integration of citizens of different nationalities. In close collaboration with the Municipal Advisory Committee on Integration, associations working in the intercultural sector and the other Luxembourg City municipal departments, the Service Intégration et besoins spécifiques strives to identify needs arising from the mix of cultures living in Luxembourg City, and to develop a plan of action to best respond to these needs.
The gender equality officer takes part in their role as expert in meetings of the Municipal Advisory Committee on Integration.
As regards special needs, the department acts as a point of contact for people with disabilities, as well as for all organisations working in the disability sector. This work, carried out in close cooperation with the aforementioned organisations and other Luxembourg City municipal departments, helps to continuously improve the services available to residents with special needs. Since 2012, the participative committee has enabled the direct and effective involvement of people with disabilities in all projects. The department also organises interpreters for sessions of the municipal council, and also handles the translation of preparatory texts into German for sign-language interpreters.
The department's philosophy is to plan and carry out measures in direct consultation with the people affected by them.
Football and beach volleyball tournaments, biking activities at the Boy Konen Bike Park, graffiti workshop, and an intercultural party with fun for the entire f...
To get an idea of what we do as part of the Special Needs Awareness Weeks, please take a look at the descriptions of the activities organised last year.
Gaining a better understanding of people who are different from us opens up new doors: creating dialogue between people with special needs and the general publi...
Special Needs Action and Sports Day / Fifth Roll & Run
Dinner in the Dark
As the name suggests, participants enjoy a meal in the dark, but are also guided by visually impaired people through a totally unique experience.
A series of gatherings and theme days are planned as part of the 2023 Awareness Weeks.
Exhibitions and guided tours
Guided tours of the city and Villa Vauban, invitations to museums and more.
German sign language courses
Beginner course (DGS1 – Deutsche Gebärdensprache 1), advanced course (DGS2 – Deutsche Gebärdensprache 2) and one DGS3.
At the seventh Inclusion Gala, held as part of the Luxembourg City's Awareness Weeks, art and culture will come together in an evening celebrating inclusion and...
Inclusion of people with special needs
Involvement of people with disabilities through the participative committee with its working groups and brainstorming sessions.
Learn Luxembourgish with free MP3 files
Download the "Lëtzebuergesch léiere mat MP3" brochure and listen to the audio recordings or save them for later
Living together, travelling together!
Media campaign to promote consideration for others, civic-mindedness and solidarity among users of public transport services.
Luxembourgish language and culture courses
The courses are divided into four levels: A1 Beginner, A2 Intermediate, B1 Advanced and B2 Conversation.
Municipal integration plan
This plan makes it possible to implement various initiatives in a more targeted and consistent fashion. It creates shared responsibility involving as many playe...
"MusiqCITE – cross-cultural, musical and interpersonal exchanges" at the Luxembourg City Conservatoire.
Opportunities for personal exchange
Cross-cultural, musical and interpersonal exchanges organised by the City of Luxembourg and its partners (brainstorming sessions, awareness weeks, musiqCITE, et...
All you need to know: where and when, how to get there, organisers, partners.
Vast array of information stands, activities, lectures, film screenings and exhibitions. Check out the highlights from previous years.
Rencontres sans frontières
A fun sporting event held in June to promote integration and social cohesion.
Toilets and PRM access
Free public toilets and information for people with reduced mobility
Workshop on the 4 senses
Educational workshops at Luxembourg City schools, organised together with the Service Enseignement and the Luxembourg Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, repr...