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Bachelor in Economics

Please note: the former “Bachelor en Sciences Economiques et de Gestion” is only accessible to students already enrolled in this program at the University of Luxembourg before 2021/22 or to candidates coming from other Universities and wishing to directly integrate the 2nd or 3rd year of this Bachelor in 2021/22.

Aims

The Bachelor en Sciences Économiques is a three-year degree course (1st stage of the new European system of university education). It aims at the acquisition of fundamental knowledge in economics based on a solid quantitative methodological base.

The course also includes related and complementary disciplines, including politics, history, law, geography, with the aim of enhancing the students awareness of different aspects of current economic issues.

Organisation

The three years (six semesters) of the Bachelor course are organised by the University of Luxembourg.
A mandatory mobility period of a minimum of one semester at a university abroad is required by the Law on the establishment of the University of Luxembourg. For students who start their studies at the University of Luxembourg, this mobility must take place in the 3rd, 4th or 5th semester. To facilitate mobility, the University has concluded agreements with host universities.

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Educational & pedagogical profile of the Bachelor en sciences économiques

  • The majority of the teaching is organized in the form of lectures, some of which are accompanied by tutorials. In order to achieve optimum training for students, certain modules, especially in the first year of the program (e.g. Mathematics, Statistics), are duplicated and taught in small groups.
  • A certain number of tutoring sessions are provided by doctoral students, for quantitative subjects in the first year of the program
  • The fifth semester includes an elective module consisting of specialized courses in law, economics and management.
  • The sixth semester includes a introductory module to finance

Career paths

The Bachelor in Sciences Economiques is an academic and generalist program, designed to prepare its graduates to pursue studies, primarily in a Master's degree, in the field of economics, finance or management, at the University of Luxembourg or abroad.

It can also be the gateway to business schools or master’s degrees in specialties other than those mainly taught, such as politics or economic law, as well as providing access to specialized professional activities in the various banking segments, corporate management as well as national, regional and local government offices. 

 

Admission criteria

For access to the first year, please enroll in the new "Bachelor en Sciences Economiques".

Access to the 2nd and 3rd year of the " Bachelor en Sciences Economiques et de Gestion " is only allowed to students who have completed and validated the 1st (60 ECTS) respectively 2nd year (120 ECTS) of an equivalent program in a foreign university, and is subject to the evaluation of the Study Directors.

The application must be submitted online and accompanied by a request for Accreditation of Prior Learning Experience in order to access a study program.