University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
of Luxembourg
   Our Master degree programmes

University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
of Luxembourg
   Our Master degree programmes

University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
du Luxembourg
  Multilingual. Personalised. Connected.

University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
At the University of Luxembourg, we
offer over 40 Master degree programmes
across a wide range of disciplines. We
provide extensive support services to
help our students make the most of
their studies and set them on a future
career path.
This brochure contains a wealth
of information to help you find
the right programme, explore our
university and get your life as a
student in Luxembourg off to a
good start.
We look forward to
welcoming you to the
University of Luxembourg.
University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
The University of Luxembourg is a European research-oriented
university with a strong international and multilingual character.
Founded in 2003, the university currently counts 6,366 students.
Members of the university community come from all over the

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students             different countries

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               associate professors                           official languages:
               and senior lecturers                           French, German and English

                            agreements signed on student
                            exchanges and research and
                            teaching cooperation

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University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
Studying at the University
of Luxembourg means…
University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
Being multilingual                                    Being well-connected
The University of Luxembourg is one of the            in the world of work
few multilingual universities worldwide. Most of      As a student, you will be able to take advantage
our programmes are bilingual (French-English          of the excellent links with the financial centre,
or French-German), even trilingual or taught          employers, industry and public institutions
entirely in English. Campus life is as multilingual   in Luxembourg. Over 860 lecturers from the
and multicultural as Luxembourg itself since our      business world, the social and education sector,
students come here from all over the world.           and national and European institutions teach
                                                      in our three faculties. A large number of our
                                                      study programmes give you the option of a
Having an open mind                                   work placement as a way of gaining practical
We strongly encourage student mobility and all        experience.
our Bachelor students must spend one semester
abroad. The University of Luxembourg is an active
partner in the European ERASMUS+ Programme            Having a unique
and has signed a series of agreements with            university experience
partner universities in the United States,
                                                      The University of Luxembourg works on a human
Australia, China, Korea, Japan, Laos, Thailand,
                                                      scale. Here, students are the top priority and
India, Uruguay, Brazil, Russia, Turkey and Canada.
                                                      everyone knows each other on campus. Much
Many exchange opportunities are also on offer
                                                      of our teaching takes place in small classes or
for Master students and PhD candidates.
                                                      in seminars. You will receive personal supervision
Language skills and a willingness to be open-
                                                      and individual mentoring. Our students are
minded are rewarded with degree qualifications
                                                      encouraged to take an active part in lectures and
which give our students undisputed advantages
                                                      in classroom debates and discussions.
in the global labour market.

University of Luxembourg - Our Master degree programmes - Université du Luxembourg
Belval Campus
  © David Laurent / Université du Luxembourg
Belval Campus                                                                                    Limpertsberg Campus
            Belval Campus is the University of Luxembourg’s                                                  Limpertsberg Campus is located in a residential
            main site. Close to Esch-sur-Alzette,                                                            area close to the centre of Luxembourg City and
            Luxembourg’s second largest city, Belval                                                         just a few minutes from Kirchberg, the capital's
            combines research with teaching and urban                                                        business district.
            life with leisure activities. Once home to
            Luxembourg’s largest steelworks, this site now
            features research and learning facilities, the                                                   Kirchberg Campus
            university library and learning centre as well as
                                                                                                             Kirchberg Campus is right in the heart of
            student accommodation. The campus is located
                                                                                                             Luxembourg City’s business district, with the
            at the centre of an urban district and has
                                                                                                             country’s international banking and financial
            excellent public transport links.
                                                                                                             centre and all the European institutions close
                                                                                                             by. Just a stone’s throw from the university
                                                                                                             campus are the Kirchberg shopping centre, the
                                                                                                             large sports and aquatic centre known as the
                                                                                                             Coque and the Grand Duke Jean Museum of
                                                                © David Laurent / Université du Luxembourg

                                                                                                             Modern Art (Mudam), as well as the Philharmonie
                                                                                                             Luxembourg concert hall.
                           © Michel Brumat

Limpertsberg Campus                          Kirchberg Campus

Our student support services

The University of Luxembourg offers a range of           will give you information about the different
services to provide you with support and advice          programmes available and help walk you through
throughout your time at the university. SEVE,            the administrative formalities.
the Student Department (Service des Etudes
et de la Vie Etudiante), is there to help you with
all the administrative formalities from                  …getting your career on track
the moment you enrol until graduation.                   The University Career Centre provides counselling
                                                         services including individual consultation, skills
                                                         assessment sessions and workshops to assist
…enrolling                                               you with your job applications. The university
                                                         organises the annual recruitment
You can enrol with the university via our website. The
                                                         fair for students and young professionals.
Admissions Department is responsible for issuing
the various administrative documents required for
enrolment: student card, certificates, etc.              …learning a new language
                                                         The Language Centre offers academic and
…finding a place to live                                 vocational courses as well as general language
                                                         courses in French, German, English and
The University of Luxembourg has 37 student
                                                         Luxembourgish for students and university staff.
halls, with a total of 1,122 rooms and studio
apartments, located mostly in Esch-sur-Alzette
and Luxembourg City, which offer students                …studying in the best
excellent housing and a great environment to
work and meet other students.
                                                         possible conditions
                                                         A qualified psychologist offers counselling and
                                                         support. Sessions are confidential and free of
…helping you prepare your                                charge.
mobility semester
Spending an exchange semester in another
country is compulsory for all Bachelor students
at the University of Luxembourg. We also offer
exchange possibilities to Master students
and PhD candidates. Our Mobility Department
Student life at the University
of Luxembourg

Campus Sport
Student life is not just about studying – it’s also
a great opportunity to get involved in sports.
Campus Sport organises over twenty different
sports activities run by professional coaches.

Campus Art
Art workshops are organised free of charge for
the whole university community.

Student life
Joining a student association is a great way
to meet new people. At the University of
Luxembourg, several student associations are
representing the different interests of the
student community. The student lounge is
the place to meet, hang out and participate
in a variety of activities. The Office of Student
Life organises a range of different events, in
particular the Welcome Days, Garden Party,            Students have several
Masquerade Party and Christmas Party.
                                                      opportunities to meet with us and
                                                      discuss any questions they might
                                                      have about studying and living in
Espace cultures                                       –
Espace cultures organises and coordinates
                                                      • University Open Day in spring.
cultural events and activities, including the
University Choir, the University Chamber Music        • You will find us at the Luxembourg
Ensemble, the student theatre group EduDrame,           Student Fair and throughout the
the dance group Dance Cluster and a mime                year at different international
workshop.                                               fairs.

Some key facts about Luxembourg

                                                           One of the smallest countries
                                                           in the European Union

                                                           In the heart of Europe,

                                                                      from Paris,
                                                                      Brussels and

                                                                    The world’s only
                                                                    Grand Duchy

                                            A cosmopolitan country where people from many
          Headquarters of
          many European
                                            different nationalities
                                            live side by side

Luxembourg City is the safest city in the world
(according to a study carried out by Mercer Consultancy, 2016)

A dynamic, competitive and                          open economy
with an attractive labour market
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Living in Luxembourg is a                                                                   Luxembourg has an amazingly beautiful
                                                                                            countryside. Almost one third of the country is
unique multilingual and                                                                     covered by forest and you can hike and bike your
multicultural experience                                                                    way through 600 km of cycling routes and hiking
Luxembourg has three official languages                                                     trails. Luxembourg is a real heaven for outdoor
and is home to over 170 nationalities. Of its                                               enthusiasts.
576,000 inhabitants, over 46 % come from                                                    Luxembourg’s rich cultural heritage includes
outside Luxembourg. The national language is                                                several castles and charming villages, as well as
Luxembourgish; however, most people speak at                                                the historical districts and fortifications in the
least French, German or English. If you would like                                          country’s capital.
to learn Luxembourgish, you can take classes
at the university’s Language Centre. Cultural                                               Check out some of the the best places to
diversity is a daily reality in Luxembourg.                                                 go in Luxembourg:

Luxembourg boasts a vibrant cultural and                                          
art scene and has a wide range of museums,                                        
theatres, art galleries and music venues. There                                   
is a vibrant nightlife, especially in Luxembourg                                  
City and around Belval Campus. You will find chic
bars alongside traditional pubs and hip cafés. In
the summer, the streets and terraces come alive
with people.                                                                      

Master degree
 Multilingual. Personalised. Connected.

Master degree programmes

MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                        TEACHING LANGUAGES

COMPUTER SCIENCE   Master in Information and                                    English
                   Computer Sciences (a)
                   Master en Management de                                      English
                   la Sécurité des Systèmes
                   d’Information (p)
ENGINEERING        Master en                        Filière Énergie et          English, French
                   Développement Durable            Environnement (p)
                   Master of Science in             Megastructure Engineering English
                   Civil Engineering                with Sustainable Resources (a)
                   Master of Science                Sustainable Product         English
                   in Engineering                   Creation (a)
                   Master en Sciences               Efficacité Énergétique      English, French
                   de l’Ingénieur                   et Économique (p)
LIFE SCIENCES      Master in Integrated                                         English
                   Systems Biology (a)
                   European Master of Small                                     English
                   Animal Veterinary Medicine (p)
MATHEMATICS        Master en Enseignement           Mathématiques               English, French, German
                   Secondaire (p)
                   Master in Mathematics (a)        Financial Mathematics       English
                                                    Industrial Mathematics
                                                    Mathematics and Education
                                                    Pure Mathematics
PHYSICS            Master of Science in Physics                                 English
MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                                   TEACHING LANGUAGES

ECONOMICS AND                      Master in Accounting                                    English
MANAGEMENT                         and Audit (a)
                                   Master in Economics                 Research track      English, French
                                   and Finance (a)
                                                                       Traditional track
                                   Master in Entrepreneurship                              English
                                   and Innovation (p)
                                   Master in Logistics and                                 English
                                   Supply Chain Management (p)
FINANCE                            MSc in Banking and Finance (p)                          English
                                   Master in Wealth                                        English
                                   Management (p)
LAW                                Master in European Law (M1)                             English, French
                                   Master en Droit Bancaire                                English, French
                                   et Financier Européen (LL.M.) (a)
                                   Master en Droit et Contentieux                          English, French
                                   de l’Union Européenne (LL.M.) (a)
                                   Master in European Economic                             English, French
                                   and Financial Criminal Law
                                   (LL.M.) (a)
                                   Master in European and                                  English, French
                                   International Tax Law (LL.M.) (a)
                                   Master in European                                      English, French
                                   Private Law (LL.M.) (a)
                                   Master in Space, Communication                          English, French
                                   and Media Law (LL.M.) (a)

(a) : academic master | (p) : professional master

Master degree programmes


HUMANITIES        Master en Études Franco-             French, German
                  Allemandes: Communication et
                  Coopération Transfrontalières
                  Master en Histoire Européenne        English, French
                  Contemporaine (a)
                  Master in Learning and               English, French, German
                  Communication in Multilingual
                  and Multicultural Contexts (a)
                  Master in Modern and Contem-         English
                  porary European Philosophy (a)
                  Master Theaterwissenschaft           German
                  und Interkulturalität (a)
                  Trinationaler Master in Literatur-   German
                  Kultur- und Sprachgeschichte
                  des deutschsprachigen Raums (a)
PSYCHOLOGY        Master in Psychology:                English, French
                  Evaluation and Assessment (a)
                  Master in Psychology:                English, German
                  Psychological Intervention (a)
                  Master in Psychotherapy (p)          English, French, German
SOCIAL SCIENCES   Master in Architecture (a)           English
                  Master in Border Studies (a)         English, French, German
                  Master in European                   English, French
                  Governance (a)
                  Master en Gérontologie (p)           French, German
                  Master in Geography                  English
                  and Spatial Planning (a)
                  Master en Médiation (a)              French
MASTER DEGREE PROGRAMMES                                                                        TEACHING LANGUAGES

SOCIAL SCIENCES                    Master in Management und                                     German, French
AND EDUCATION                      Coaching im Bildungs-
                                   und Sozialwesen (p)
                                   Master in Social Sciences and                                English
                                   Educational Sciences (a)

TEACHING AND                       Master en Enseignement          Germanistik                  English, French, German,
EDUCATION                          Secondaire (p)                                               Luxembourgish

                                                                   Langue et littérature
                                                                   Langue et littératures

Admission criteria:                                                   For certain degree programmes additional admission
Master degree programmes are open to students                         criteria and/or fees may apply. For further information
who hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent                              about all our programmes, admission criteria and fees,
(180 ECTS) in a related field.                                        please refer to the relevant study programme pages
                                                                      on our website.
Programme duration: 4 semesters / 120 ECTS
Start of the programmes: mid-September                      
Admission fees for national and
international students: €200 / semester

(a) : academic master | (p) : professional master

Computer Science                                      Computer Science
–                                                     –
Master in Information                                 Master en Management de
and Computer Sciences                                 la Sécurité des Systèmes
Academic Master                                       d’Information
                                                      Professional Master
4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Flexible specialisation options                       4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Early involvement in research projects                Multidisciplinary approach promoting
International cooperation agreements with             knowledge sharing and exchange of
universities and industries                           experiences
                                                      Participation in the Information Security
                                                      Education Day (ISED)
TEACHING LANGUAGE: English                            Programme supported by two professional
                                                      associations: CLUSIL and CPSI

The programme enables students to deepen
their knowledge of computer science by                TEACHING LANGUAGES: English
understanding its abstract and interdisciplinary
thinking foundations, focusing on problem solving
                                                      The programme allows professionals to further
and developing lifelong learning skills. Students
                                                      develop their knowledge and skills to analyse,
can specialise in the following areas: adaptive
                                                      interpret and provide relevant solutions in the
computing, communication systems, information
                                                      field of information security.
security, intelligent systems, network systems,
and reliable software systems.                        CAREERS: prepares students for the position of
                                                      Chief Information Security Officer in all business
CAREERS: Luxembourg is a major financial
centre with a growing need for highly qualified
IT staff. Employment opportunities include the
public sector, local industries and public research
institutes. The programme also prepares
students for further studies at PhD level.
Engineering                                         Engineering
–                                                   –
Master en                                           Master of Science
Développement Durable –                             in Civil Engineering –
Filière Énergie et                                  Megastructure Engineering
Environnement                                       with Sustainable
Professional Master                                 Resources
4 semesters | 120 ECTS                              Academic Master

Double degree between the University of
Luxembourg and the University of Liège              4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Combination of technical courses, natural           Focus on complex projects and sustainability
sciences courses and humanities-related             Collaboration with construction companies and
courses                                             administrations
Multidisciplinary and international approach        Possibility to spend a semester abroad at a
                                                    partner university in Paris, Nancy, Metz or
(level B1 or equivalent for both languages)
                                                    TEACHING LANGUAGE: English

The programme provides students with the skills
                                                    Students are enabled to acquire a deeper
they need to apply an environmental approach
                                                    knowledge of civil engineering with a specific focus
to energy issues and play a crucial role in the
                                                    on planning and constructing megastructures
growing field of sustainable development. The
                                                    while using resources in a sustainable way.
Master en Développement Durable is a dual
                                                    Sustainability is increasingly important and
degree programme between the University of
                                                    today's civil engineers must be able to judge
Luxembourg and the University of Liège (Master
                                                    and optimise civil structures and buildings while
in Science and Management of the Environment
                                                    taking into account shortages in construction
with a specialisation in Renewable Energies).
                                                    materials and energy resources. This dual focus
CAREERS: prepares students for positions            on megastructures and sustainability sets this
including energy and environment specialists in     programme apart from other Master degree
large companies, civil servants and managers in     programmes in civil engineering.
public administrations specialising in energy and
                                                    CAREERS: prepares students for civil engineer or
environmental issues, researchers or teachers
                                                    consultant positions in the construction industry
and energy and environment consultants.
                                                    or public sector, or for further studies at PhD                                          level.

Engineering                                         Engineering
–                                                   –
Master of Science                                   Master en Sciences
in Engineering –                                    de l’Ingénieur –
Sustainable Product Creation                        Efficacité Énergétique et
Academic Master                                     Économique
                                                    Professional Master
4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Individual mentoring and courses taught in          4 semesters | 120 ECTS
small groups                                        International approach to energy issues
Combination of mechanical engineering and           Collaboration with the University of Lorraine,
mechatronic issues within sustainable product       Siemens, Bosch, Paul Wurth and the European
creation                                            Investment Bank (EIB)
Focus on lean and sustainable use of all
                                                    TEACHING LANGUAGES:
                                                    French, English (level B1 for both languages)

                                                    The focus on energy efficiency makes the
The programme enables students to acquire
                                                    programme ideal for very good Bachelor of
a comprehensive, deep knowledge of all steps
                                                    Engineering graduates wishing to acquire deeper
of the product creation process, from market
                                                    knowledge of thermodynamics, mathematics
segment specification, product planning,
                                                    and the modern technologies needed to assess
product design and manufacturing to product
                                                    energy-related issues. The programme combines
usage, service and recycling. The courses cover
                                                    technical elements with economics and business
mechanical and electrical aspects. This Master
                                                    administration courses with the aim of providing
perfectly balances academic education with
                                                    students with the full range of skills required
industrial applicability of cutting-edge content.
                                                    for approaching technically and commercially
CAREERS: prepares students for engineer or          energy-related issues.
consultant positions in industry, or for further
                                                    CAREERS: prepares students for managerial
studies at PhD level.
                                                    positions dealing with energy and environmental                                          issues in the private and public sector, research                                     and teaching, energy and environmental
                                                    consultancy, or further studies at PhD level.

Life Sciences                                       Life Sciences
–                                                   –
Master in Integrated                                European Master
Systems Biology                                     of Small Animal
Academic Master                                     Veterinary Medicine
                                                    Professional Master
4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Combination of life sciences and computational      4 semesters | 120 ECTS
                                                    Combination of coursework and written
Use of the most modern technologies in              modules
                                                    Acquisition of high level specialist
Early involvement in research projects              qualifications
                                                    Internationally renowned professors

                                                    TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
The programme enables students to acquire
a deeper knowledge of biosciences taking into       The programme provides post-graduate training
account new technologies. This involves handling    courses for veterinarians wishing to upgrade their
large amounts of data and thus bioinformatics       knowledge in various areas of clinical veterinary
and network analysis are essential elements in      medicine.
this modern education in biosciences.
                                                    CAREERS: successful completion of the
CAREERS: employment opportunities in                programme certifies that a veterinarian has
the biotech and pharmaceutical industries,          acquired an advanced level of knowledge in small
prepares students for a career as a researcher      animal medicine.
in biological, biomedical or pharmaceutical
laboratories, as a data scientist with a focus on
biomedical applications, as a secondary school
teacher, or for further studies at PhD level.

Mathematics                                        Mathematics
–                                                  –
Master en Enseignement                             Master in Mathematics
Secondaire –                                       Academic Master

Mathématiques                                      4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Professional Master
                                                   Three career-driven directions
4 semesters | 120 ECTS                             Curricula designed in cooperation with
                                                   representatives from industry and banks
Trilingual programme
                                                   Teaching team committed to highest
Classes in educational sciences, educational       pedagogical quality
sociology and psychology
Special focus on issues specific to Luxembourg
                                                   TEACHING LANGUAGE: English

French, English, German                            The programme offers a high-quality, flexible cur-
                                                   riculum. During the first two semesters, students
                                                   can further develop their core modern mathe-
The programme prepares students to become
                                                   matical skills and start specialising via optional
highly qualified teaching professionals in the
                                                   activities. In the third and fourth semesters, the
Luxembourg school system. The programme is
                                                   Master offers exclusively specialised courses. The
specially designed for students who already hold
                                                   wide variety of advanced options available enables
a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics. Students
                                                   students to organise their studies according to
are enabled to further their knowledge in the
                                                   their long-term career goals and to acquire 60
respective fields and develop the skills needed
                                                   ECTS within one of three career-driven directions:
for teaching in classroom settings.
                                                   financial mathematics, industrial mathematics and
CAREERS: prepares students for a career in         pure mathematics. The Master in Mathematics is
teaching in secondary schools in Luxembourg, or    organised in cooperation with the Master en Ensei-
for further studies at PhD level.                  gnement Secondaire – Mathématiques. Changes
                                                   between the two Masters are possible.
secondaire_professionnel                           CAREERS: mathematicians are needed in all                            institutions and companies including public sector
                                                   institutions, banks, industries, higher education insti-
                                                   tutions, public and private research centres, consult-
                                                   ing companies, insurance and pension companies,
                                                   statistical institutes, economic institutes, IT firms,
                                                   logistics companies, and meteorological institutes.

Physics                                            Economics and Management
–                                                  –
Master of Science in Physics                       Master in
Academic Master                                    Accounting and Audit
                                                   Academic Master

4 semesters | 120 ECTS                             4 semesters | 120 ECTS
A comprehensive programme ranging from soft        Includes “Formation complémentaire des
matter to solid-state physics                      candidats réviseurs d’entreprises”
Involvement in current research activities
Possibility to spend the second year in either
Germany or France (tri-national Master degree      TEACHING LANGUAGE: English

                                                   The Master in Accounting and Audit teaches in-
TEACHING LANGUAGE: English                         depth knowledge of all specialist areas relevant
                                                   to accounting and audit practice, combining
                                                   scientific and theoretical course content with
Students are enabled to acquire a solid and
                                                   practical experience and expertise. Courses
broad education in the domain of condensed
                                                   are divided into blocks covering foundational
matter physics. The aim is to provide them with
                                                   theoretical issues and frameworks as well as
the skills needed to explain and predict the
                                                   technical and practical aspects of accounting
physical properties of materials ranging from
                                                   and audit. Taught in small groups and an
semiconductors to cell membranes, based on
                                                   interactive setting, the programme promotes
their microscopic constituents.
                                                   independent problem-solving skills through
                                                   evaluation, analysis and application of knowledge.
CAREERS: employment opportunities in all
industrial sectors including the electronics,
                                                   CAREERS: employment opportunities in finance,
automotive, aerospace and biomedical industries,
                                                   accounting, or the financial management of
or further studies at PhD level.
                                                   companies. Auditor in another EU member state,
                                                   research in the field of accounting and audit.

Economics and Management                           Economics and Management
–                                                  –
Master in Economics                                Master in
and Finance                                        Entrepreneurship
Academic Master                                    and Innovation
                                                   Professional Master
4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Choice between traditional and research track      4 semesters | 120 ECTS
in second year
                                                   Fees €5,000 for first year; €3,000 for second year
                                                   In partnership with the Luxembourg Chamber
                                                   of Commerce

The Master in Economics and Finance is aimed       TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
at students wishing to obtain a comprehensive
education in finance. The course highlights the
                                                   The Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation
complementariness between theoretical analysis
                                                   provides students with the knowledge and skills
and its application. The goal of the programme
                                                   required to generate ideas and entrepreneurial
is to enable students to adapt to the rapid
                                                   solutions. The programme balances theory
changes in the financial sector and to make
                                                   and practical know-how, drawing on concepts
them familiar with the tools derived from the
                                                   and knowledge from different disciplines, and
latest research. During the first year, students
                                                   integrating these concepts with the experience
study fundamental topics of financial economics,
                                                   of daily business practice. The programme is
with the second year offering two options: the
                                                   based on a two-year structure and is divided
traditional track comprises in-depth courses
                                                   into blocks, designed to cover foundational
in economics and financial techniques as well
                                                   theoretical issues and frameworks as well as the
as either a work placement or time to prepare
                                                   technical and practical aspects of starting a new
a Master thesis. The research track offers a
                                                   venture, whether a social business or corporate
specific programme combining advanced analysis
in finance and economics.
                                                   CAREERS: employment opportunities in areas
CAREERS: prepares students for management
                                                   of innovation management/small business
positions in the financial, banking or insurance
                                                   management/start-ups/entrepreneurial contexts
sectors, or for further studies at PhD level.
                                                   or corporate contexts and the public sector.
Economics and Management                             Finance
–                                                    –
Master in Logistics                                  MSc in Banking
and Supply Chain                                     and Finance
Management                                           Professional Master

Professional Master
                                                     2 semesters | 60 ECTS
2 semesters | 60 ECTS                                Fees €17,500 for full programme
Fees €24,000 for full programme (scholarships        Includes week in residence at New York
available)                                           University
Includes study period at MIT in Boston, USA          Part-time option available
                                                     Mandatory internship (or Master’s thesis for
                                                     part-time students)

                                                     TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
The Master in Logistics and Supply Chain
Management is offered in partnership with the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)          The Master of Science in Banking and
in Boston, USA. Students acquire fundamental         Finance offers a comprehensive curriculum
knowledge in the field of logistics and supply       encompassing classic and more recent areas
chain management. The programme includes             of the finance discipline as well as the principle
a three-week study period at MIT. Throughout         functions of banking. The cross-functional
the academic year, students work on a Master         curriculum offers a dynamic framework of
thesis in collaboration with an industry partner     analytical skills and intellectual tools, providing
company. In addition to in-class activities,         an integrated approach to solving complex
students also take part in company visits to         banking and financial problems. In addition to
further bridge the theory-practice divide.           a broad range of core courses, students may
                                                     select one of three streams: banking, investment
CAREERS: prepares students for the operation-        management, risk management. As an integral
al and strategic role that logistics and supply      part of the programme, students are required to
chain management play in modern companies.           attend an academic week in residence at New
Graduates become supply chain champions, ready       York University Stern School of Business.
to confront the challenges of a changing business
world through a global approach to and analysis of   CAREERS: employment opportunities
supply chain problems.                               in corporate finance, asset and wealth
                                                     management, banking and related fields.                          

Finance                                              Law
–                                                    –
Master in Wealth                                     Master in
Management                                           European Law (M1)
Professional Master                                  Academic Master

2 semesters | 60 ECTS                                2 semesters | 60 ECTS
Fees €17,500 for full programme                      Students are encouraged to take part in a moot
Includes week in residence at Singapore              court competition as an alternative to one
Management University                                course per module
Part-time option available
Mandatory internship (or Master’s thesis for
part-time students)                                  TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French

                                                     All six Master of Laws (LL.M.) specialisations
TEACHING LANGUAGE: English                           share a joint first year. It offers a solid basis
                                                     in European law and prepares students for
The Master in Wealth Management is designed          the different specialisations offered in the
to educate and train future wealth managers,         second year of LL.M. studies (M2). Classes
combining traditional finance subjects with          are grouped into six modules: fundamentals of
courses in law, taxation and communication.          EU law, competition and internal market law,
The curriculum is designed around the principal      specialisations in European law, international
dimensions of the wealth management                  and transnational context, international and
business, including investment products,             European human rights protection, and current
investor preferences, client attributes, as well     issues of European and international law.
as essential disciplines, such as legal structures
and taxation. Considerations for the providers of    CAREERS: upon completion of the first year
wealth management services, such as strategy,        of the Master (M1), students will have the
governance and compliance for both bank or           necessary prerequisites to enrol in one of the
non-bank institutions, are also integrated into      six specialisations offered in the second year.
the curriculum as well as a week in residence at     Students choose their specialisation at the end
Singapore Management University.                     of the first semester.

CAREERS: employment opportunities in private
banks, foundations, family offices, consultancy
firms, insurance companies, and investment
firms, among others.
Law                                                  Law
–                                                    –
Master en Droit Bancaire et                          Master en Droit et
Financier Européen (LL.M.)                           Contentieux de l’Union
Academic Master                                      Européenne (LL.M.)
                                                     Academic Master
2 semesters | 60 ECTS
Option to specialise in collective investment        2 semesters | 60 ECTS
schemes (CIS) or investment funds law
                                                     Mandatory internship of at least eight weeks

                                                     TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier
                                                     The Master en Droit et Contentieux de l’Union
Européen is one of the premier programmes
                                                     Européenne is designed to equip students with in-
in this field offered in continental Europe. The
                                                     depth knowledge and experience of substantive,
investment funds law option in the second
                                                     institutional and procedural law of the European
semester is a legal qualification unique in
                                                     Union. Based on a method of active learning,
Europe. The Master focuses on the study of
                                                     the programme covers a wide spectrum of EU
three essential pillars – banking law, securities
                                                     law, European constitutional, administrative and
and capital markets law, and investment funds
                                                     regulatory law, and specific matters of EU law,
or CIS law – in the framework of European
                                                     such as employment, immigration or external
Union, Luxembourg and comparative law.
                                                     relations. The programme also covers procedural
The programme combines the acquisition
                                                     rules and remedies as well as the role of national
of theoretical concepts and their practical
                                                     and international judges in relation to the Court of
application through interactive teaching and
                                                     Justice of the European Union.
case-based learning.
                                                     CAREERS: employment opportunities at the
CAREERS: legal careers in the banking and
                                                     European institutions, national administrations,
financial sector, the insurance sector or the fund
                                                     law firms and the private sector, or further
industry. Employment in law firms, European
                                                     studies at PhD level.
banking and financial institutions or national
administrations, or further studies at PhD level.

Law                                                   Law
–                                                     –
Master in European                                    Master in European and
Economic and Financial                                International Tax Law (LL.M.)
Criminal Law (LL.M.)                                  Academic Master

Academic Master
                                                      2 semesters | 60 ECTS
2 semesters | 60 ECTS                                 Choice between Master thesis and case study
Mandatory internship of at least eight weeks          Opportunity to apply for ATOZ Foundation

                                                      TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French

The Master in European Economic and Financial
                                                      The Master in European and International Tax
Criminal Law explores the fast-growing field of
                                                      Law teaches students to master the general
European criminal law with special emphasis
                                                      principles of tax law in order to be able to
on economic and financial criminal law. The
                                                      work with new or unfamiliar legal rules and to
programme consists of six modules dedicated to
                                                      successfully recognise issues arising in new
key aspects of European criminal law, including
                                                      taxing jurisdictions. Students will learn to make
regulation and enforcement within the EU,
                                                      use of the extensive Luxembourg tax treaty
European criminal law and criminal procedure,
                                                      network and gain first-hand exposure to real
corporate criminal law and compliance, and
                                                      tax issues and the jurisprudence of the Court of
judicial cooperation and EU law enforcement
                                                      Justice of the European Union. This programme
agencies. In the second semester, students write
                                                      puts a particular emphasis on the interaction of
a Master thesis and participate in an internship
                                                      tax treaty law with domestic tax law, as well as
to further expand their skills by applying acquired
                                                      the effects of primary and secondary EU law on
knowledge to real-life situations.
                                                      domestic tax rules.
CAREERS: in European economic and financial
                                                      CAREERS: employment opportunities in the legal
criminal law in Luxembourg or abroad, for
                                                      tax and advisory sector, financial or law firms,
example as a compliance expert, white-collar
                                                      national administrations, and European and
crime lawyer or EU official, or further studies at
                                                      international institutions, or further studies at
PhD level.
                                                      PhD level.
Law                                                    Law
–                                                      –
Master in European                                     Master in Space,
Private Law (LL.M.)                                    Communication and
Academic Master                                        Media Law (LL.M.)
                                                       Academic Master
2 semesters | 60 ECTS
Mandatory internship of up to three months             2 semesters | 60 ECTS
Opportunity to participate in the “Clinique
du Droit”
                                                       TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French

                                                       The Master in Space, Communication and
                                                       Media Law combines a range of courses
The Master in European Private Law teaches             on space law, international and European
students about European integration and the            satellite communication law, media law,
interaction between EU law and national legal          electronic communications and e-commerce
systems as well as discussing areas of private law     law, intellectual property law as well as data
that have been deeply Europeanised (company,           protection law. It covers these areas on
labour, intellectual property, banking and financial   international, European and national level. Over
law). The programme also explores legal areas          the course of the programme, students acquire
where the influence of European law is indirect        complete expertise in the regulatory aspects of
but vivid (contract and tort law, law of family        space, communication, ICT and media law within
and persons, procedural law). The programme            an exciting and developing field.
mixes theoretical and practical approaches,
hosting monthly workshops, the clinical teaching       CAREERS: employment opportunities in
programme “Clinique du Droit” and a mandatory          national regulatory agencies, ministries for
internship.                                            telecommunication and media, private companies
                                                       active in the media and telecommunication
CAREERS: employment opportunities in national          sector, law firms, international organisations
administrations, the European institutions,            dealing with space communication, and
law firms, the judiciary, banks and financial          development and aid institutions, or further
institutions, or as notaries. Further studies at       studies at PhD level.
PhD level.

Humanities                                                Humanities
–                                                         –
Master en Études                                          Master en Histoire
Franco-Allemandes:                                        Européenne Contemporaine
Communication et Coopération                              Academic Master

Transfrontalières                                         4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Professional Master
                                                          A strong focus on digital history
4 semesters | 120 ECTS                                    Conferences and guest lecturers by
                                                          international experts and European key players
Courses are taught at the University of Lorraine,
Saarland University and the University                    Specialisation in “European history in the long
of Luxembourg                                             term“ or “History of the European integration
A mandatory internship in a cross-border
Intensive French and German language courses
                                                          TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French

TEACHING LANGUAGES: French, German                        The programme is designed to provide students
                                                          with a high-level education in European history,
The programme trains experts in intercultur-              covering topics such as the political and socio-
al communication providing them with a deep               economic aspects of the European integration
understanding of the France-Germany-Luxembourg            process, the construction of social and cultural
relationship. Courses cover a broad range of sub-         identity throughout Europe, European migration
jects including the politics, economics and culture       and Europe’s relations with other global regions.
of France and Germany, Franco-German relations            Students learn to use digital history tools and
and European integration, intercultural communi-          methodologies and transfer and adapt traditional
cation, information and communication sciences,           narrative techniques. They develop their own
and cultural and media analysis. Students spend           ways of telling (hi)stories, for both academic and
the first year at the University of Lorraine and the      non-academic audiences.
second at Saarland University. During the second
                                                          CAREERS: employment opportunities in European
year, students must choose three courses directly
                                                          political and cultural institutions, media and
linked to their field of study (two in semester 3 and
                                                          cultural management, diplomatic services, senior
one in semester 4) from a large range of Master
                                                          civil service, archives and libraries. Prepares
courses at the University of Luxembourg.
                                                          students for a teaching career in secondary
CAREERS: employment opportunities in journalism,          education, or for further studies at PhD level.
public relations, marketing in cultural institutions in
the Saar-Lor-Lux region or in European institutions,
or further studies at PhD level.
Humanities                                                Humanities
–                                                         –
Master in Learning and                                    Master in Modern
Communication in Multilingual                             and Contemporary
and Multicultural Contexts                                European Philosophy
Academic Master                                           Academic Master

4 semesters | 120 ECTS                                    4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Multilingual classes in English, French and               A high-level academic education in modern and
German with both academic and practical                   contemporary European philosophy
orientation                                               A strong research focus
Master classes and an international symposium             Key insights into historical developments
with renowned international experts                       and systematic problems of modern and
The option of internships in European                     contemporary European philosophy
Institutions, companies and NGOs

                                                          TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
and German, some courses are multilingual
                                                          The programme focuses on European
                                                          philosophy from Descartes to the present day
The multilingual and international programme              and provides an in-depth study of European
focuses on the challenges and opportunities of            philosophy beginning with classical rationalism
multilingualism and multiculturalism in education, in     and empiricism, moving on to Kant and German
the workplace and in new media. Students develop          idealism, and concluding with 20th century and
in-depth knowledge of scientific research in these        contemporary philosophy. Credited language
fields and work with a range of methodological tools      courses give students the opportunity to
used for conducting independent research projects         improve their French and German language
that are relevant to societal issues. The programme       skills. Students may choose from a wide range
includes the possibility of a work placement, a sym-      of interdisciplinary course options covering the
posium abroad and lectures given by internationally       fields of history, politics and literature.
renowned external experts. Students develop
their skills in the three languages used during the       CAREERS: employment opportunities in cultural
programme. Courses are taught Thursdays to                and political institutions, journalism and
Saturdays to accommodate part-time workers.               publishing, or further studies at PhD level.

CAREERS: employment opportunities in education, 
new media analysis, diversity management, cultural
mediation, communication, human resources, trans-
lation, and journalism or further studies at PhD level.

Humanities                                             Humanities
–                                                      –
Master                                                 Trinationaler Master in
Theaterwissenschaft                                    Literatur-, Kultur- und
und Interkulturalität                                  Sprachgeschichte des
Academic Master                                        deutschsprachigen Raums
                                                       Academic Master
4 semesters | 120 ECTS
A programme jointly organised by the University        4 semesters | 120 ECTS
of Luxembourg and the University of Trier
                                                       A programme jointly organised by the University
A strong cooperation with national theatrical          of Luxembourg, the University of Lorraine
institutions                                           and Saarland University
An intensive practical orientation                     A curriculum certified by the Franco-German
                                                       A mandatory 8-week internship
TEACHING LANGUAGES: German, some courses
might be taught in French and/or English
                                                       TEACHING LANGUAGE: German, some
The programme is designed for students who             optional courses are taught in French
are passionate about the theatre, performing
arts and culture. The courses cover both the           The programme focuses on German language,
theory and practice of theatre in its historical and   literature and culture from their beginnings to the
contemporary forms. Students are introduced to         present day. Students design their own curriculum
the relationship between theatre and intercultur-      according to their interests by choosing from
alism and deepen their knowledge of intercultural      different courses offered at the three partner
aesthetics, the different forms and concepts of        universities. At the University of Luxembourg,
theatre, theatre theory and cultural management.       the focus is on culture and media studies and
Students take script and writing workshops led by      multilingualism. Students familiarise themselves
directors and playwrights and plan, coordinate and     with the different learning and research cultures
implement their own artistic projects.                 of the three countries and acquire intercultural
                                                       skills, which are highly valued in today’s working
CAREERS: employment opportunities in the               environment. Depending on the number of credits
theatre, cultural agencies or institutions, public     acquired at each of the three universities, students
relations, cultural management and organisation,       obtain a tri-national, bi-national or national
project management and festival organisation,          diploma.
theatre review and media relations, or further
studies at PhD level.                                  CAREERS: employment opportunities in pub-
                                                       lishing, media and communications, cultural                                             institutions, library and archive work, the lifelong
                                                       learning sector, or further studies at PhD level.

Psychology                                           Psychology
–                                                    –
Master in Psychology:                                Master in Psychology:
Evaluation and Assessment                            Psychological Intervention
Academic Master                                      Academic Master

4 semesters | 120 ECTS
A strong focus on statistics                         4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Development of design tests for data collection,     A research-based study programme on applied
utilising quantitative and qualitative research      aspects of psychological Intervention
A mandatory 10-week internship in a                  Courses are carried out in close collaboration
counselling setting                                  with nationally and internationally renowned
                                                     A mandatory 12-week internship

                                                     TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, German
The programme provides key qualifications
specific to the assessment field. Students
develop the statistical and methodological           The programme is specially designed for
knowledge and expertise required to process and      students who wish to deepen the knowledge
interpret data. They acquire advanced skills for     acquired during a Bachelor programme in
implementing and applying assessment tools in        Psychology. The programme includes advanced
educational settings and for developing cognitive,   theoretical, methodological and applied aspects
professional or personal profiles. Students          of psychological intervention research as well
are trained to become high-quality experts           as practical on-the-job training. Students are
in the areas of psychometrics, statistics and        trained in the fields of clinical psychology,
measurement and multivariate analysis methods.       health, social and developmental psychology.
                                                     The flexible programme structure gives students
CAREERS: employment opportunities in HR              the opportunity to choose between different
departments, assessment centres, initial             modules leading to a more clinically oriented or
and lifelong training centres, or further studies    an educationally oriented profile.
at PhD level.
                                                     CAREERS: employment opportunities in                                         psychological intervention and research,
                                                     especially in the field of clinical and educational
                                                     psychology, or further studies at PhD level.


Psychology                                           Social Sciences
–                                                    –
Master in                                            Master in
Psychotherapy                                        Architecture
Professional Master                                  Academic Master

6 semesters | 120 ECTS                               4 semesters | 120 ECTS
A part-time lifelong learning study programme        A profiled programme in architecture, European
Fees 2600 €/semester                                 urbanisation and globalisation
Admission requirements include 500 hours of          Design studios on architectural
supervised practice in a clinical setting            and urban design
                                                     A 2-month internship in an architectural
English, French, German
                                                     TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
The programme is designed for psychologists
and physicians who wish to undertake a special       The programme focuses on architectural design,
training in psychotherapy that covers both the       as a creative discipline and a major agent in
basic and applied aspects of psychotherapy           the production of space. Students explore how
research as well as practical on-the-job training.   the historical, social, political and environmental
Students develop professional skills in psycholog-   effects of urbanisation and globalisation are
ical assessment, prevention and intervention. The    shaping architecture. The courses cover a broad
programme is strongly research-focused with          range of topics including the economic and
the main aim to teach evidence-based meth-           ecological aspects of globalisation, European
ods of psychotherapy. The programme is in full       urban and spatial planning, urban landscape
agreement with the guidelines of the European        design within Europe and the respective
Federation of Psychological Associations (EFPA).     regulatory frameworks, and the history and
                                                     theory of cultural and visual studies, as well as
CAREERS: qualification to work as a certified        research methods on architecture and urbanism.
                                                     CAREERS: employment opportunities in the                                           private sector or administrative bodies, or further
                                                     studies at PhD level.

Social Sciences                                        Social Sciences
–                                                      –
Master in                                              Master in
Border Studies                                         European Governance
Academic Master                                        Academic Master

4 semesters | 120 ECTS                                 4 semesters | 120 ECTS
Multilingual programme taught at the University        A strong core of teaching on European politics
of Luxembourg, University of Lorraine, (France),       and policy
Saarland University (Germany), University of           A broader interdisciplinary curriculum on
Kaiserslautern (Germany)                               European integration
A mandatory internship                                 A series of practitioner-led seminars
A joint diploma issued by all four partner
                                                       TEACHING LANGUAGES: English, French
English, French, German                                The programme trains experts in European public
                                                       policy by providing an advanced-level training
The programme addresses the economic,                  in political science. Students gain a unique
political, social and cultural issues of borders       insight into the processes of European decision-
and border regions in Europe and beyond and            making and explore the historical development
provides students with the analytical skills           of European integration and the foundations of
required to understand the challenges of cross-        the EU legal system. They choose from a range
border cooperation. Students acquire the needed        of policy area seminars from different sectors
skills to play a crucial part in discussions about     including social, economic, environmental and
national and European identities, worldwide            external policies of the European Union. Students
mobilities, migration and cultural diversity issues.   also develop transferable skills including data
Students can choose either the spatial studies         analysis, report-writing and oral presentation
track or the language and cultural studies track.      skills.

CAREERS: employment opportunities in cross-            CAREERS: employment opportunities in the
border and intercultural working settings,             public and private sector in the area of European
cultural agencies or institutions, media relations,    public policy, for example in international
public administrations, cross-border cultural          consulting firms, the European institutions or
management and regional marketing or further           national governance bodies, or further studies at
studies at PhD level.                                  PhD level.                                   

Social Sciences                                          Social Sciences
–                                                        –
Master en                                                Master in Geography
Gérontologie                                             and Spatial Planning
Professional Master                                      Academic Master

8 semesters | 120 ECTS                                   4 semesters | 120 ECTS
A part-time lifelong learning study programme            Advanced approaches in geographical analysis
A two-week internship                                    and spatial planning
A master thesis is required to complete the              Unique combination of quantitative and
programme                                                qualitative research methods
                                                         A variety of learning activities including
                                                         lectures, seminars, workshops and urban field
                                                         work in an international environment

The programme is designed for professionals              TEACHING LANGUAGE: English
working in gerontology and geriatrics who wish
to further develop their skills. Students deepen
                                                         The programme trains experts to understand
their knowledge and develop greater expertise in
                                                         the complexity of the development of cities and
geriatrics, geropsychology and social gerontology.
                                                         regions as a reflection of global changes and local
The courses cover topics such as health man-
                                                         dynamics. The courses emphasise the need and
agement, quality assurance, palliative care and
                                                         opportunities for sustainable planning strategies
the legal, historical, socio-political and ethical as-
                                                         and territorial development, especially in Europe.
pects of human ageing. Students are also trained
                                                         The programme provides a unique combination of
in research, assessment and evaluation methods
                                                         academic courses and practical work. Students
and given the soft skills they need to successful-
                                                         learn to identify geography and planning problems
ly deal with the demands of their workplace.
                                                         at different geographical scales and relate them to
                                                         conceptual and theoretical models. They acquire
CAREERS: employment opportunities in senior
                                                         the ability to master and combine geographic
positions in retirement and nursing homes, in the
                                                         information systems, cartography and statistical
administrative and care sectors, at community
                                                         tools as well as qualitative research and governance
level and at other levels of social governance
                                                         analysis methods.
or as a specialist and consultant in health care
provision and preventive care.
                                                         CAREERS: employment opportunities in private
                                                         and public spatial planning bodies, mobility and
                                                         transport consultancies, urban and regional
                                                         development agencies, European and cross-
                                                         border institutions, universities, and research
                                                         centres, or further studies at PhD level.

Social Sciences                                      Social Sciences and Education
–                                                    –
Master en                                            Master in Management und
Médiation                                            Coaching im Bildungs-
Professional Master                                  und Sozialwesen
                                                     Professional Master
8 semesters | 120 ECTS
A part-time lifelong learning study programme        6 semesters | 120 ECTS
Taught in cooperation with Lyon 2 University         A part-time lifelong learning study programme
and the University of Murcia                         Courses generally take place on Friday
A master thesis is required to complete the          afternoons (some sessions on Thursday
programme                                            evenings or Saturday mornings)
                                                     Admission requirements include three years
                                                     of work experience

                                                     TEACHING LANGUAGES: German, French (the
The programme is specially designed for
                                                     majority of the courses are taught in German)
professionals who wish to develop their skills in
mediation and conflict resolution. The first part
covers general theoretical and practical aspects     The programme is specially designed for profes-
of mediation and conflict resolution, while in the   sionals working in the socio-educational sector
second part students can specialise in one of the    and whose responsibilities include management or
options offered by the three partner universities.   coaching tasks. The programme combines theoret-
At the University of Luxembourg, students are        ical knowledge in sociology, psychology, educational
prepared for a career in a management position       science and economics with students’ professional
in a mediation or social intervention agency.        experience. Courses cover the theoretical and em-
Students acquire the ability to set up, manage       pirical issues of organisations, educational systems,
and monitor their own social intervention            social welfare systems, professional roles, learning
projects.                                            and communication. The students develop leader-
                                                     ship, management and coaching skills and learn to
CAREERS: employment opportunities in positions       critical self-reflect on their work projects.
requiring mediation and conflict resolution skills
                                                     CAREERS: employment opportunities as head                                           teachers, teachers or tutors at primary or
                                                     secondary schools, school inspectors, experts in
                                                     educational and social administration, managers
                                                     and consultants for governmental, semi-govern-
                                                     mental or non-governmental organisations, and
                                                     project managers.


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