Since the beginning of the conflict, more than 5 million Ukrainians have fled from war-torn countries to European countries. Ukrainian refugees benefit from an exceptional temporary protection scheme for the entire European Union approved by a decision of the Council of the European Union on March 4, 2022. Service-Public.fr Provides official sources aimed at helping Ukrainian refugees in France.
Under the right of “” Temporary protection »» Throughout the European Union, those exiled from Ukraine due to conflict have several rights.
- Residence rights;
- Access to the labor market.
- Access to housing;
- Medical assistance;
- Legal guardianship rights to unaccompanied minors and access to education.
this “” Temporary protection »» It is applied for one year and can be extended.
The ministries provide information on questions from French and Ukrainian citizens, as well as contact points and important information to answer them. Service-Public.fr Collect them on this page.
Reception and accommodation
File in his situation in Ukraine
The Ministry of Interior provides information on the concerns of French and Ukrainian citizens, a contact point and important information for responding (important information on the situation in Ukraine, acceptance and detention of Ukrainians as refugees). , Support for Ukrainians of refugees, solidarity):
The Ministry of Home Affairs also offers online training offers to learn French
And better understand the values and functions of French society.
You can also refer to the crisis-specific section of Ukraine
On the government website.
Information on the rights and acceptance of refugees can be accessed on the official Ukrainian platform.
Local Cohesion and Relations with Local Governments The Ministry provides frequently asked questions for local governments and their groups (FAQ).
To know: Those who benefit from temporary protection, based on the results obtained from the assessment of written and oral skills in French, benefit from language training adapted to their level. These are a 100-hour or 200-hour training course aimed at obtaining Level A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, 100 hours of training aimed at obtaining Level A2, and 100 hours aimed at obtaining B1 level. Training. Each beneficiary of temporary protection can complete only one training course per level. It is designated by the May 3, 2022 decree relating to language training for beneficiaries of temporary protection.
Access to health and care
The Ministry of Solidarites provides a dedicated file, “Acceptance of Ukrainian Refugees in France-Health and Solidarity: Information to Remember”
»Selection of key resources for emergency reception in French, Ukrainian and Russian, access to medical and preventive care, accommodation, childhood and early childhood … This information is for Ukrainian refugees and the various relationships involved. It is made available to people. Caregivers, associations, communities, etc.
Universal health protection and direct rights to complementary health are open to Ukrainians in refugees who are benefiting from temporary protection.Please see the dedicated page
You can find it on the ameli.fr website.
School education and research
The Ministry of Education provides documents for the acceptance and school education of Ukrainian children
Teachers who welcome or welcome children and teenagers arriving from Ukraine can take the Magistère training course.
You can also refer to the documentation on teacher support
We welcome students arriving from Ukraine at Eduscol.
Students benefiting from temporary protection can apply for enrollment in higher education in France by contacting the French campus.