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Bachelor - European applicants

 

Anyone who is a national of a Member State of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and nationals of the Swiss Confederation is considered a European applicant.

 

Candidat Européen

 

Admission criteria

According to Art. 32 of the Universities Act, access to Bachelor's degree programmes is possible for the following persons:

  • Holder of a Luxembourg secondary school diploma
  • Holder of a diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules
  • Holder of a diploma recognised as equivalent by the Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enfance et de la Jeunesse.

All diplomas and/or transcripts must be translated by a sworn translator if they are in a language other than French, German or English. 

 

1. European applicant

  • with a Luxembourg secondary school diploma

You are a European applicant with a Luxembourg secondary school-leaving certificate. You are eligible for all Bachelor study programmes.

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate and transcript, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

2. European applicant

  • with diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules

You are a European applicant with diplôme de technicien with successful completion of the preparatory modules. You are eligible for a limited number of Bachelor study programmes.

Access to the first year of studies in Bachelor's degree programmes is open to holders of a diplôme de technicien who have successfully completed preparatory modules in the relevant subject area of the intended study programme.

Section Economics and Management  →   Bachelor in Applied Management / Bachelor in Economics
Section Electrical engineering  →  Bachelor in Engineering – Electrical Engineering
Section Mechanical engineering  →   Bachelor in Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
Section Computer Science →   Bachelor in Applied Information Technology / Bachelor in Computer Science
Section Civil Engineering  →   Bachelor in Engineering - Civil Engineering

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate and transcript, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

3. European applicant

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a Member State of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation.

You must submit a request for equivalence of your diploma to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the respective Ministry.

This procedure also applies to any applicant with a secondary school-leaving certificate issued by the European School or by the IBO (International Baccalaureate).

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate, transcript and the equivalence certificate of your diploma, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

4. European applicant

  • holding a school-leaving certificate issued by a state outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or the Swiss Confederation

You must submit a request for equivalence of your diploma to the Ministère de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse in Luxemburg.

Equivalence procedure to be submitted to the respective Ministry.

We recommend that you complete this procedure before submitting your application.

If you are not yet in possession of your degree during the application period of the chosen study programme, you can submit your application online. In any case, you must apply no later than the deadline set by the study programme.

If your application is accepted, you will receive a letter of conditional admission.

As soon as you receive your school-leaving certificate, transcript and the equivalence certificate of your diploma, you can upload these documents via your admissions portal to complete your application. A letter of final admission will then be sent to you together with the invoice for the enrolment fees in order to validate your final enrolment.

 

Required language skills

According to the requirements of the study programme concerned a proof of proficiency in the languages of instruction of the programme attesting to a level B2 or C1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is compulsory.

Proof of language proficiency must be provided in one of the following ways:

  1. Certificate/diploma of secondary and/or university education whose language of instruction corresponds to one of the languages of the study programme chosen at the University of Luxembourg. In this case the language certificate is not required.
  2. An internationally recognised test certificate at level B2 maximum three years old, such as TOEFL, TOEIC or IELTS for English, DELF or DALF for French and GOETHE Zertifikat or TestDaF for German, for the language(s) of instruction of the chosen study programme. 
  3. Any other document attesting to a B2 level in the language(s) of the course

 

Recognition of prior experience and/or entry into a higher semester of a Bachelor programme

In order to avoid duplication of individual study effort and to acknowledge previous academic or professional experience, candidates applying to a bachelor of the University of Luxembourg can receive recognition for prior experience of relevance to their programme. As a result, a successful applicant can be exempted from study requirements and thereby, reduce the maximum duration available for the completion of studies. 

The following experiences qualify for recognition: 

 

  • Credits (ECTS or other) acquired during previous studies, and/or 
  • Professional experience with a duration of at least 3 years full-time equivalent years (in a field of relevance to the programme). 

 

A recognition of prior experience by the University without taking up studies at the University of Luxembourg is not possible as in order to receive a diploma from the University, a student needs to have obtained at least 60 ECTS credits through completion of courses followed at and offered by the University. 
 
For more detailed information on the procedure of Recognition of prior experience, we advise you to consult our dedicated webpage.

Deadlines

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