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Study in Luxembourg

Although it is one of the tiniest countries in the world, Luxembourg offers a splendidly cosmopolitan environment and a home to plenty of top-ranked universities.

Behold! A land fit for a king! Luxembourg was one of Europe's most fortified sites, and you can still admire the wondrous walls and castles to this day today. A place dominated by historical events and with an intriguing mix of Dutch, German and French cultures, Luxembourg offers international students an enriching study experience. Think of living within a giant museum, surrounded by different languages swimming in your ears on a daily basis.

Luxembourg is also one of the safest nations in the world; and, due to its multiculturalism, any foreign student can easily adapt to the vibrant and lively atmosphere of Luxembourg.

Why study in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is a modern society that is both multilingual and multicultural. In recent years, over 6,000 students, from 100 different countries, decide to study abroad in Luxembourg. One of Luxembourg’s priorities is: “Education and Learning in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts”. Courses are usually held in two languages: French/English, French/German, or English/German. Can you imagine such an environment?

The country holds partnership agreements with universities worldwide. These agreements cover student exchange, researcher exchange and international cooperation.

What to study in Luxembourg

Luxembourg’s universities provide Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD degrees in numerous subject areas such as Medicine, Law, Languages, Psychology, Education, Economics, Computer Science, or Social Sciences.

Here are some of the most popular study options in Luxembourg:

  • Masters in European Law in Luxembourg 
  • Masters in Finance in Luxembourg 

Major cities in Luxembourg

A big portion of the country’s universities are in Luxembourg city, the country’s capital. In Luxembourg city, you can admire several cultural sites, have dinner in fancy restaurants, and have fun in plenty of bars and clubs.

Find out more about student life in Luxembourg 

Which universities to attend in Luxembourg

Luxembourg is home to 2 universities, 2 business schools, and one institution dedicated to Public Administration studies.

Top universities in Luxembourg:

  • University of Luxembourg 
  • European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) 
  • Luxembourg School of Business 

Practical Information

How to apply to universities in Luxembourg

For all universities in Luxembourg, you can simply apply online by submitting the application form along with all requested application documents.

  • Carefully check all the required application documents and make sure they are all translated into English. For instance, an internationally-recognised Bachelor's degree or equivalent is the main requirement when enrolling for a Master’s degree at a university in Luxembourg.
  • Make sure to know what the language requirements are, and whether you need to prove skills in English before enrolling in a degree programme.
  • Show how you performed as a student, and be sure to know what your Grade Point Average (GPA) was during your studies.
  • To help your chances of going to Luxembourg, be sure to apply to more than one university!
Make sure you qualify for a Luxembourg university
  • Take Preparation Courses: These kinds of courses enable degree-seeking students to get an extra educational boost just before they start their Master’s degree or other post-graduate degree programmes. Try a pre-M.B.A., pre-Law, or pre-Medicine programme, as well as any other foundation or preparation courses that will allow you to study in the degree programme of your choice.
  • Improve your English through an English-language prep course: If you’re attending a degree programme in Luxembourg, you will sometimes need to prove that your language skills are good enough to participate in the classes and understand the lectures; some course will require German, while others will require English.  Preparation courses will also prepare you for any of the English-language tests that universities require.
English-language tests

There are over 100 English-taught programmes in Luxembourg.

Universities in Luxembourg will want to see proof that you have good English-language skills, so that you can easily succeed in their courses. Almost all Luxembourg universities accept these official English exams:

  • C1 Advanced

Living in Luxembourg

What is it like to study in Luxembourg

All universities are international melting-pots, with students and staff from many different countries and linguistic backgrounds. Professors are leading experts in their fields and encourage students to develop problem-solving skills.

All study programmes cover an up-to-date curriculum and many degrees include internships or practical exercises.

Most universities provide additional language courses to support your studies and complement your language skills.

Tuition fees in Luxembourg

Most universities charge tuition fees between 400 and 800 EUR/year. For business-related studies, tuition fees are around 4,000 – 5,000 EUR/year, while in business schools, average fees are around 17,000 EUR/year, but they can get even higher.

Accommodation costs

Most universities in Luxembourg offer housing for students; rent in university residence halls is between 350 and 500 EUR/month, depending on offered facilities.

Renting a 3-bedroom apartment in Luxembourg would cost around 1,900 EUR/month. 


EU/EEA students enjoy the same benefits as Luxembourg citizens in terms of access to free or reduced-cost health care. To benefit from these services, you should hold an EHIC (European Health Insurance Card); you can arrange for an EHIC card from your home country, before your departure to Luxembourg.

Non-EU students can arrange for a health insurance by applying at the Social Security Services in Luxembourg. For students under 30, the coverage is free of charge, but the application must be renewed each semester.

Food costs

Although Luxembourg is generally an expensive country, local supermarkets have affordable prices. Your monthly cost would food would lead to around 200-300 EUR depending on your tastes and where you shop and eat. If you want to eat out, lunch or dinner in an inexpensive restaurant costs around 17 EUR.

On average, the minimum student living cost per is 1,000 EUR/month. 

About Luxembourg

Luxembourg is situated in Western Europe and borders Belgium, Germany and France. Luxembourg is the only Grand Duchy left in the world, organised as a constitutional monarchy and it is one of the founder states of the European Union.

Although Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe, three official languages are spoken here: Luxembourgish, German and French.

Luxembourg has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site, thanks to the historical importance of its fortifications.

Luxembourg is one of the richest countries in the world with a highly developed economy. The most thriving industries are: steel, chemicals and rubber manufacturing, banking and finance services.

Iconic places to visit

Luxembourg has a modern architecture combined with medieval castles and historical ruins. In addition, Luxembourg has several beautiful natural landscapes.

Here are some of the top attractions of Luxembourg:

  • The Luxembourg Castle
  • The Bock and City Casements in Luxembourg city
  • The Luxembourg City History Museum
  • The new Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art (Mudam)
  • The Gothic Revival Cathedral of Notre Dame
  • Echternach and its Benedictine Abbey
  • Moselle River
Fun facts
  • Victor Hugo, resided in Luxembourg in a town near to the German border.
  • Luxembourg has the highest minimum wage in the EU: around 2,000 EUR per month.
  • Although a small country, around 170 different nationalities are currently living in Luxembourg.
  • Luxembourgish, a Franconian dialect of High German, is the mother tongue of nearly all Luxembourgers. However, official business is carried out in French, whereas German is the first language taught in school and used in the media.
  • The country’s name originated from the Lucilinburhuc (“little fortress”), a castle bought by Siegfried, count of Ardennes who brought Luxembourg’s independence.

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Finland is situated in northern Europe and neighbours Sweden, Norway and Russia. For an international student Finland is both an exotic and a safe target country. Finnish society is credible: a networked and transparent open civic society, where education is always a top first priority.
Situated in Central Europe, Hungary is one of the most popular touristic destinations in Europe and in the world. If you haven't heard about the famous Balaton lake or the thermal water cave system, you have at least hard of the beauty of its capital Budapest and about the delicious Hungarian cuisine.
The UN consistently ranks Norway as having the highest standard of living in the world based largely on average levels of education and income, combined with expected length of lifetime.
Swedish universities are renowned for their investigative research and independent thinking, and this reputation is cemented with nationally certified degrees and rigorous quality control. As a country, Sweden is an open and multicultural society with a long tradition of welcoming international students.
Switzerland is a federal Republic in western Europe. It comprises 26 cantons and has four official languages: German (predominant), French, Italian and Romansh. Switzerland is not member of the European Union and has the swiss franc as currency. It is the country with the highest wealth per adult in the world.
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.
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United States
United States
The U.S. is home to some of the most prestigious universities in the world. It has an internationally renowned education system, and offers a huge variety of English-language courses and speciality degrees.
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