The University of Luxembourg is the major player in the field of higher education in Luxembourg. Founded in 2003, it is a public, multilingual, international university with numerous exchanges with other universities around the world and a focus on research.
The University of Luxembourg welcomes over 6,300 students and staff from all over the world, reflecting the population of Luxembourg.
In terms of university education, three faculties are available to students wishing to pursue their studies in Luxembourg and offer bachelor’s degrees (12), master’s degrees (42), as well as qualifying and continuing education.
Doctoral or PhD courses can also be taken on admission for holders of a master’s degree.
- the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication on the Luxembourg-Kirchberg campus for courses in computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics and life sciences
- the Faculty of Letters, Humanities, Arts and Education Sciences, both located on the Belval Campus near Esch-sur-Alzette, for courses related to education and teaching, psychology, humanities, social and educational sciences
- the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance located on the Limpertsberg campus for courses in law, economics and management. The Luxembourg School of Finance offers a banking specialization.
It is compulsory to study one semester abroad in a Bachelor’s degree. The training courses are delivered in several languages: French/English, French/German or even trilingual or entirely in English.
All the Bachelor’s and Master’s courses as well as the doctoral studies offered can be consulted on the University’s website.
It is planned that the University of Luxembourg will open a Bachelor’s degree in medicine for the start of the 2020/2021 academic year, while agreements will be concluded with the medical universities of Lorraine, Strasbourg, Paris V and Paris VI to enable students to continue their studies to obtain a Master’s degree in medical sciences. The university will then study the possibility of opening a Master of Medicine in Luxembourg.
3 interdisciplinary centres
Three interdisciplinary centres are also proposed:
- Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust,
- Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine,
- The C2 DH – Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History.
The University of Luxembourg also offers students the opportunity to join its incubation program located on the Belval campus.
For more information on these faculties and centres, visit theuni.lu website.
More information on higher education in Luxembourg.