The University’s governance is defined in the University law and is comprised of 3 distinct bodies.

The University law and internal regulations (ROI) lay out the way in which these governing bodies should be run.

The Board of Governors (Conseil de Gouvernance)

The Board of Governors decides upon the University's general policies and strategies and oversees the University’s activities. It is made up of 13 voting members. 11 members are appointed by the Government of which two members are proposed for nomination by the University Council. The head of the staff delegation and the president of the student delegation are also voting members of the Board of Governors. The University Rector and the Government Commissioner participate in a consultative capacity in Board of Governors meetings.

The Rectorate

The Rector is the executive authority of the University of Luxembourg and in this capacity works closely with the members of the rectorate:

It is also actively supported by:

The University Council

The University Council assists the rector in the organisation of teaching and research activities, decides on the orientations of study programmes, issues opinions on internal regulations, appointments of rectorate members, the Four-Year Plan, the budget and other strategic decisions.

Also supporting the University governance authorities:

  • The Gender Equality Officer, Skerdilajda Zanaj, advises and supports the Rectorate in the development and implementation of the University's gender action plan.
  • The Inclusion Officer (Déléguée aux aménagements raisonnables), Joanna West, advises and supports the Rectorate in the management of reasonable accommodations for users with special educational needs.
  • The student delegation is mandated for representing the University students and defend and promote their interests relating to the study programmes and the University management.
  • The staff delegation's mission is to safeguard and defend the interests of the University employees in terms of working conditions, job security and social status.

Research and doctoral education are carried out within each of the three faculties and the three inderdisciplinary centres:

Courses at Bachelors and Masters levels, and certificate programmes are delivered by our faculties as well as our University of Luxembourg Competence Centre.

The Committees