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Factsheet for measure DK-2022-14/2292 – measures in Denmark helps Ukrainian refugees find employment

Den nye hjemmeside skal hjælpe ukrainske flygtninge i job

Country Denmark , applies nationwide
Time period Open ended, started on 28 March 2022
Context War in Ukraine
Type Other initiatives or policies
Category Ensuring business continuity and support for essential services
– Smoothing frictions or reallocation of workers
Author Carsten Jørgensen (FAOS, University of Copenhagen), Anders Randrup (Oxford Research)
Measure added 17 May 2022 (updated 20 June 2022)

Background information

To give Ukrainian refugees a good start on the Danish labor market, a website has been created where Ukrainians can find information on their path towards getting a job, as well as relevant information related to the Danish labour market. The website was launched by 'Partnerskab om ukrainere I job’, which is a newly established partnership between the national government, the social partners, The National Association of Municipalities (KL) and Danish Regions.

Content of measure

The website is in Ukrainian and provides a comprehensive overview of the possibilities for refugees on the Danish labour market. The website is continuously expanded with an overview of links to job banks and other guidance material. On the site, it is also possible to create a CV and there is an introduction to pay and working conditions in Denmark. Additionally, companies can also highlight job positions that are especially relevant for Ukrainians to apply for.

The information on job search in Denmark can also be found in a booklet, which can be found digitally at The information material is also handed out by the Danish Immigration Service's Citizen Service Centers around the country.

Use of measure

There is currently no data on how many Ukrainian refugees have used the website, however as of 11 May there are 67 job offers with the hashtag #JobForUkraine.

Target groups

Workers Businesses Citizens
Migrants or refugees in employment
Does not apply to businesses Migrants or refugees

Actors and funding

Actors Funding
National government
Employers' organisations
Employers organisation
National funds

Social partners

Social partners' role in designing the measure and form of involvement:

Trade unions Employers' organisations
Role Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative Agreed (outcome) incl. social partner initiative
Form Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies Consultation through tripartite or bipartite social dialogue bodies

Social partners' role in the implementation, monitoring and assessment phase:

  • Unknown
  • Main level of involvement: Peak or cross-sectoral level


Employers’ organizations have been involved, as the webpage stems from the newly established partnership between the government, the social partners, The National Association of Municipalities (KL) and the Danish Regions. However, the specific role in the development of the webpage have not been specified.

Views and reactions

The reactions from the social partners' are very positive. Dansk Arbejdsgiverforening (DA), Fagbevægelsens Hovedorganisation (FH) as well as other social partners have uttered positive support towards the webpage. They all emphasise the importance of creating an easy path to the Danish labor market for the Ukrainian refugees that wants to, and are able to work.



Eurofound (2022), helps Ukrainian refugees find employment, measure DK-2022-14/2292 (measures in Denmark), EU PolicyWatch, Dublin,


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