Why should I study in Luxembourg?

How to study in Luxembourg?

To live and study in Luxembourg as an international student, the secondary school certificate will have to be recognised by the Ministère de l'Education nationale. As a non-European, a visa to stay in the country for the time of your studies is required.

Luxembourg’s Higher Education System in International Comparison

In this section, we highlight the overall performance of Luxembourg's universities on the institutional level per U-Multirank dimension. The table below shows the national breakdown of Luxembourg's universities and how they stand across the spectrum of above average (receiving a score of ‘A’ (very good) or ‘B’ (good)), versus below average (receiving a score of ‘D’ (below average) or ‘E’ (weak)). In doing so, U-Multirank offers a clear picture on the country’s strengths and areas for improvement.

It becomes apparent that in general Luxembourg's higher education institutions perform strongest in U-Multirank’s international orientation and research dimensions.

National performance: Luxembourg

Percent of all Universities 100% 80% 60% 40% < below Average above > 40% 60% 80% 100% Teaching & Learning 0% 0% Research 10% 80% Knowledge Transfer 57% 43% International Orientation 0% 100% Regional Engagement 40% 60%

How much does it cost to study in Luxembourg?

The required tuition fees vary depending on the study course and education level. On average, you should expect to pay between €400 and €800 per year. For business-related studies, tuition fees are more expensive, averaging around €4,000-€5,000 per year.

What are the entry requirements for Luxembourgish universities?

If you have successfully completed upper secondary studies in one of the signatory countries of the Lisbon Convention, are in possession of a valid school leaving certificate and qualify for higher education studies in your home country, you may also qualify for higher education studies in Luxembourg. However, you are requested to prove your level of English, French, German or Luxembourgish depending on the study program you have applied for. In some cases, you are also requested to take additional qualifying courses. Second cycle studies (master's)

If you are applying for a master's program at university in Luxembourg, you are required to be in possession of a relevant bachelor's or equivalent degree diploma.

Third cycle studies (PhD)
In the event you are applying for doctoral studies at university in Luxembourg, you are required to be in possession of a relevant diploma or master's degree program. The language of instruction at university in Luxembourg vary depending on the study program. The most common languages used for instruction are English, French, German and Luxembourgish. In general, you are expected to have a level of command of the language of instruction of your study program corresponding to, at least, B2 in the Europass Language Passport.

How to get a Stipend/Scholarship in Luxembourg?

Further information about scholarships can be found here

Do I need a Student Visa for Luxembourg?

EU/EEA/Swiss citizens are not required to obtain a visa but need to register with the local authorities within 90 days of their arrival. Generally, all non-EU/EEA/Swiss citizens must hold a student visa along with a residence permit. The visa has to be obtained before traveling to Luxembourg. Upon arrival in Luxembourg, you are able to apply for a residence permit.

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