University of Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg

Top reasons to study here

  • The University strongly encourages student mobility and all our Bachelor students must spend one semester abroad.
  • Much of our teaching takes place in small classes or seminars.
  • You will receive personal supervision, and our students are encouraged to take an active part in lectures, classroom debates and discussions.



Founded in 2003, it is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.


Students can choose between 17 bachelor degrees and 46 master degrees (in addition to vocational training and lifelong learning courses). Programmes are generally taught in two languages (French/English or French/German), some in three languages and some are entirely taught in English. The University’s four doctoral schools offer custom-made training programmes for Ph.D. candidates.

The University offers

  • 17 Bachelor’s,
  • 47 Master’s degrees,
  • 18 lifelong learning courses and vocational training opportunities,
  • 3 courses for Specialised Studies Diplomas (Diplômes d'Études Spécialisées, DES)
  • as well as 4 doctoral schools.


The University conducts cutting-edge interdisciplinary research with three strategic focus points: the digital transformation of society, advancing knowledge in the areas of medicine and health, and exploring avenues of sustainable and societal development.


Students, our goal is to help you prepare for a world of great opportunities when you graduate. We offer tailored support, advice, we work with you to identify your aspirations, strengths, potential, talents and passions.

Here’s what the Luxembourg University Career Centre can do for you :

  • Teach career strategies, skills and techniques              
  • Review your resume, cover letter and practice job interviews             
  • Learn about career options and labour market trends              
  • Show how the platform works              
  • Establish direct links with employers 

University Ranking

World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
251 -50
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
601 100
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
653 -35
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.


Student services

The Office of Student Life is responsible for supporting and developing student engagement and support the activities of the officially recognised student associations and clubs at the University of Luxembourg

Housing services

The University of Luxembourg manages university residences on several sites.

Please note that these student residences are in high demand and cannot meet the housing needs of the entire student community.

Library services

The Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC) is a space open to all. It offers services to guide you in your documentary searches. Its wide range of collections and the various available spaces offer a stimulating work environment, open to everyone.

Student Life

Campus life

The University has three campuses. Belval Campus is the University’s main site close to Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg’s second largest city.  Once home to Luxembourg’s largest steelworks, Belval now features research and teaching facilities, the University library and learning centre as well as student accommodation and urban life. Kirchberg Campus is right at the heart of Luxembourg City’s business district, with the international financial centre and European institutions close by. Limpertsberg Campus is located in a residential area close to the centre of Luxembourg City.


  • Young University Rankings 2022: The University of Luxembourg ranks 25 worldwide in the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings 2022.
  • World University Rankings 2022: The University of Luxembourg ranked among the top 300 universities worldwide and #3 worldwide for its international outlook in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2022.

Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

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