Migration and Home Affairs

accommodation centre

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Definition(s)

A place used for the collective housing of applicants for international protection.

Source(s)

Art. 2(i) of Directive 2013/33/EU (Recast Reception Conditions Directive)

Translations

  • BG: център за настаняване
  • CS: pobytové středisko
  • DE: Unterbringungszentrum
  • EL: κέντρο φιλοξενίας
  • EN: accommodation centre
  • ES: centro de acogida
  • ET: majutuskeskus
  • FI: vastaanottokeskus
  • FR: centre d’hébergement
  • GA: lárionad cóiríochta /gu & ai: lárionaid chóiríochta)
  • HU: befogadó állomás
  • IT: centro di accoglienza
  • LT: apgyvendinimo centras
  • LV: izmitināšanas centrs
  • MT: Ċentru ta’ akkomodazzjoni
  • NL: asielzoekerscentrum (NL); opvangcentrum (BE)
  • PL: ośrodek dla osób ubiegających się o status uchodźcy
  • PT: centro de acolhimento
  • RO: centru de cazare şi proceduri
  • SK: ubytovacie zariadenie (EU acquis); pobytový tábor
  • SL: nastanitveni center
  • SV: förläggning
  • NO: asylmottak / mottakssenter

Broader Term(s)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

1. Such places include decentralised accommodation centres.
2. In FI, the preferred English translation is ‘reception centre’.
3. For more information on categories of reception facilities available in EU Member States, see EMN: The Organisation of Reception Facilities for Asylum Seekers in different Member States, 2014.

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