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Today: Wednesday, 27 May 2020

University eases COVID-19 restrictions from 25 May: What will change?
Belval Covid-19
Published on Friday, 22 May 2020
The University continues to ease COVID-19 related restrictions to facilitate a gradual and controlled return to campus.
The LLC is opening a pick-up point
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
The Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC) opens a pick-up point to borrow books on Monday, 11 May. It is part of the University’s deconfinement plan to facilitate access to documents.
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Prof. Elise Poillot
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
Élise Poillot is a Full Professor of Droit Civil at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance.
First results of the CON-VINCE study
Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020
CON-VINCE, a national research project aiming to evaluate the prevalence and dynamics of the spread of the COVID-19 disease within the Luxembourgish population, was launched at the beginning of April ...
Launch of the Proactive Mitigation Programme
Published on Monday, 04 May 2020
To support a smooth lifting of restrictions to inhibit the spread of COVID-19, the Research Luxembourg COVID-19 Task Force has developed a “Proactive Mitigation Programme” based on a voluntary ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Jorge Gonçalves
Published on Monday, 04 May 2020
Prof. Jorge Gonçalves (JG) is Principal Investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on ...
University makes gradual return to campus
Published on Thursday, 30 April 2020
The University will gradually return some activities to the campuses as of 4 May. During a first stage, presence on campus will be allowed for staff and students conducting or attending TPs and TDs ...
University Receives Funding to Research COVID-19
Research FNR fast track
Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020
The University of Luxembourg is an important pillar in the research effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. It is one of the participating partners in the research activities coordinated by Research ...
Predi-COVID: Predicting the severity of COVID-19 infection
Published on Friday, 24 April 2020
The Research Luxembourg COVID-19 task force announces the start of “Predi-COVID1 ”, a study that aims to identify important risk factors and biomarkers associated with COVID-19 severity and ...
André Losch Fondation supports research on COVID-19
Published on Thursday, 23 April 2020
André Losch Fondation announced its participation in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic by supporting Research Luxembourg with one of its most significant donations yet. The foundation’s ...
A survey to understand the effects of social distancing measures
Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2020
In less than a month, COVID-19 has profoundly changed our daily habits. Between “home-office”, “home-schooling” and only leaving our homes for basic necessities, our social interactions have ...
History in the Making: #covidmemory
Covidmemory Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 17 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is an event whose historic dimension is immediately obvious to us. Comparisons with the Spanish flu at the end of the First World War and the very Western view that it is the ...
Economic effects of Covid-19 in Luxembourg
Research Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2020
First RECOVid working note with preliminary estimates
Die Pest im Recht
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
„Jetzt wird man ohne weiteres zugeben, dass unsere Mitbürger in keiner Weise auf die Ereignisse vorbereitet waren, die sich im Frühling dieses Jahres abspielten.“
Adjustments concerning examinations and progression of studies
Exams Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
Given the exceptional circumstances related to the Covid-19 pandemic that the University of Luxembourg is facing during the summer semester 2020, there is a need to temporarily adjust a number of ...
A helpline for people with Parkinson’s disease during COVID-19
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, a network of specialised professionals (including speech therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and neurologists) has launched a telephone helpline to assist ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Paul Wilmes_picture
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
Prof. Paul Wilmes (PW) is Principal Investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on ...
Students produce 3D printed masks for medical staff
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
Students of the University’s Master in Architecture programme have launched an initiative to produce protective masks for medical staff to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
University's research centre LCSB with leading role in Corona study
CON-VINCE Uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 09 April 2020
The “CON-VINCE” study kicks off: LCSB and a consortium of Luxembourg research institutions cooperate to study the dynamics of the Coronavirus spread.
United against the virus: Students and staff show solidarity
University students launch solidarity campaign (image of the students, in the back we see the uni.lu logo repeatedly)
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Hard times bring out the best in people. Repeatedly, the University community has proven that it faces the challenging Covid-19 pandemic united by showing solidarity, generosity, inspiration and ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Rudi Balling
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Prof. Rudi Balling (RB) is the Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on understanding the ...
Alternatives aux stages pour les étudiants en sciences de l'éducation
Stages Université du Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 03 April 2020
Vu la décision du gouvernement luxembourgeois de fermer les écoles du pays jusqu’au 5 mai 2020, les étudiants du Bachelor en Sciences de l’éducation (BScE) se trouvent actuellement dans ...
COVID-19 taskforce: New national platform, FNR Call in the making
Published on Thursday, 02 April 2020
As researchers work on numerous new projects to contribute to the fight against COVID-19, Research Luxembourg has launched a national COVID-19 platform to coordinate research projects and ...
Remote teaching: Uni community shares impressions after first weeks
Published on Friday, 27 March 2020
The University of Luxembourg is adapting to exceptional circumstances. Because of COVID-19, the University has canceled all in-class teaching until further notice. Teachers and students are ...
COVID-19: Research Luxembourg is mobilising
Research Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Provision of equipment and specialised personnel, support for hospital staff, scientific studies
Students assist in securing medical supplies
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Five students from the Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, assisted by Prof. Benny Mantin, are providing support to secure medical supplies needed in the current Covid-19-crisis to the ...
Notstand in Luxemburg: Wieso, weshalb, warum?
Anna Lena Högenauer Uni.lu
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Am Mittwoch wurde in Luxemburg der Notstand (état de crise) ausgerufen, der innerhalb von 10 Tagen vom Parlament mit einer 2/3Mehrheit verlängert werden musste. Am Samstag den 21. März stimmte das ...
Communication of the Rector: Coping with Isolation
Pallage Covid-19
Published on Thursday, 19 March 2020
Dear colleagues, dear students,
Message of the Rector to the students & staff
Stéphane Pallage Uni.lu
Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2020
"Let's find the best in ourselves and put it to the good use of society." - Rector Stéphane Pallage.
Covid-19 and the University
Coronavirus Uni.lu
Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2020
With the teaching activities transitioned to remote mode (as of 16 March) and the administrative staff working from home, the University is closed to visitors, except for strictly necessary service ...
Hotline for students
Uni.lu important
Published on Monday, 16 March 2020
The University has established a hotline for students’ questions: +352 46 66 44 6060
What is open, what is closed?
Coronavirus Teaching suspended
Published on Monday, 16 March 2020
With the teaching activities transitioned to remote mode (as of 16 March) and the administrative staff working from home, the University is closed to visitors, except for strictly necessary service ...
University asks staff to work from home
Coronavirus Uni.lu
Published on Sunday, 15 March 2020
The University of Luxembourg asks its staff to work from home as of Monday, 16 March, with the exception of those individuals whose physical presence on campus is absolutely essential.
University cancels events, keeps library and other services open
Corona Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 13 March 2020
In light of the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the University of Luxembourg is cancelling all events from 16 March to 31 March. Student services are provided as follows:
University accelerates move towards remote teaching
Coronavirus Teaching suspended
Published on Thursday, 12 March 2020
The University accelerates its move to remote teaching for all programmes effective Monday, 16 March. Our professors, lecturers and adjunct faculty will provide students with course material ...
University temporarily suspends teaching in 3 study programmes
Coronavirus Teaching suspended
Published on Thursday, 12 March 2020
The University has been informed that a small number of students from 3 study programmes have been placed under quarantine. These programmes are the Bachelor en Gestion, Bachelor en Droit and the ...
Coronavirus: advice for students and staff (update: 10.03.2020)
Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2020
The University of Luxembourg has updated its guidance and recommendations to prevent the Covid-19 disease.
Coronavirus: advice for students and staff (update 28.02.2020)
Published on Friday, 28 February 2020
The University has updated its advice for students and staff regarding travel and the COVID-19 disease.