Bachelor en droit (academic)
The objective of the Bachelor in Law, in its new, transnational format, is to train multilingual, versatile, open minded legal experts capable of thinking in terms of global law, whilst being proficient in the techniques of national Luxembourg law.
An innovative transnational approach
The University of Luxembourg is one of the few universities in Europe and around the world to offer such a programme. In nearly every country in the world, legal education is geared, if not exclusively, at least chiefly to the study of national law: in France, students are taught French law, in England English law, in Germany German law, etc. This traditional model has shown its mettle, but in an increasingly globalised world, it is bound to be outmoded, particularly in a country such as Luxembourg, the law of which stems from different traditions, and which is intrinsically open to Europe and the world.
In the quest for excellence, the legal expert of tomorrow must be immersed in this new context from the very start of his or her studies. Whether s/he works in Luxembourg, abroad or for supranational institutions, in the private or public sector, s/he will have to be not only fully proficient in national law, but also able to make the link between different legal systems, in order to engage in dialogue with his or her foreign interlocutors (client, contracting party, policy negotiator, opposing party, etc). Due to its position, its research and its professors, the University of Luxembourg is
7 reasons to enroll at the University of Luxembourg
Most legal careers require long studies (bachelor and master). The Bachelor in Law at the University of Luxembourg leads to several master programmes in law with different specialisations, either abroad or in Luxembourg. Luxembourg’s transnational Bachelor in Law, through its intercultural approach and its flexibility, has the advantage of better preparing students for continuing their studies in a variety fields and in different countries.
Access to the Bachelor in Law requires a secondary school diploma and is subject to a numerus clausus.
Your application should include: a CV, a cover letter in French , school performance the past three years , any document relating to any useful work experience and , finally, a " tried " to write in English 1000 words on a legal topic of your choice , which can be chosen from this list to download.