School education and training in Luxembourg

Information about schools and education in Luxembourg

Are you moving to Luxembourg or planning to become a resident? Want to learn more about education systems to enroll your children? Are you interested in adult education?

In Luxembourg, school is compulsory from 4 to 16 years old. There is even talk of making it compulsory until the age of 18 in the coming years, in order to alleviate school dropout.

Public school is free and open to all. Luxembourg invests in its youth and education to give young people every opportunity to integrate into society.

School-age children have a choice of school systems.

In this section you will find all you need to know about functioning of the school system in Luxembourg. This will allow you to make the best school choices for your children.

  • Luxembourg basic school for young children of primary school age,
  • Luxembourg high schools for your teenagers of secondary school age
  • Private and public international schools for all ages.

The Luxembourg school system is distinguished by its international and especially multilingual aspect. The educational system is a real plus in terms of language learning. Regardless of their origin or nationality, children have the chance to learn several languages very quickly and become multilingual .

    In Luxembourg, everything is done to welcome your children. Academic support and guidance are offered to newly arrived foreign students . This allows them to integrate into a different school system in the best possible way.

    Are your children older? You will also find here the different offers for to pursue higher education in Luxembourg. Scholarships are available for young people pursuing higher education, regardless of income level.

    Finally, as far as adult education is concerned, you will discover the different professional or linguistic training courses.

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