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Diploma of Specialised Studies in Neurology

The Diplôme d'Etudes Spécialisées en Neurologie (DES-NEURO) at the University of Luxembourg is a specialised professional qualification aimed at authorising the practice of neurology. It is a full-time programme that requires at least five years. You have the option of spending up to one year in a research environment outside of clinical training or spreading your research time over the course of your clinical training during a total of 2 semesters.







  • Title of diploma: Diplôme d’Etudes Spécialisées en Neurologie
  • Duration: 5 years full-time 
  • Languages of instruction: French (50%), German (50%)


  • Supervisors specialised in neurology throughout Luxembourg
  • Experienced neurologists
  • Multilingual environment


  • Diploma: the applicant must have a basic medical qualification obtained in a Member State of the European Union or the European Economic Area or the Swiss Confederation referred to in Annex 5.1.1. of Directive 2005/36/EC or a basic medical qualification obtained in a third country recognised in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 28 October 2016 on the recognition of professional qualifications, meeting, in particular, the criteria laid down in Article 24 of this Act
  • Nationality: the candidate must be a national of a Member State of the European Union or of the European Economic Area or of the Swiss Confederation or a national of a third country holding a valid residence permit issued by the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Language skills: B2 in French and German

REGISTRATION (5 places maximum)

All eligible applicants are subject to a ranking review which includes:

• An oral interview on communication and transversal skills 

An introduction and information day will be organised in September 2022 at the Limpertsberg campus of the University. The presence of all-new admitted candidates after the selections is required.


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Programme at a glance:

  • Duration: 5 years full time
  • Inscription fees: 200€/semester
  • Languages: FR, DE
  • Campus: Limpertsberg
  • Inscription periods:
    • UE students: february-june 
    • non UE students: february-april
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