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Master en Enseignement Secondaire

The Master in Secondary Education - Mathematics at the University of Luxembourg prepares students to become highly qualified teaching professionals in the Luxembourg school system.







  • Degree: Master in Secondary Education - Mathematics
  • Duration: 2 year full-time programme / 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
  • Languages: English, French, German


  • Classes in applied didactics
  • Classes in educational sciences and educational sociology and psychology
  • Six-week internship in a secondary school



  • Bachelor in Mathematics from an internationally recognised university
  • English: level B1; French: level B2 and German: level B2



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Good to know: The University of Luxembourg also offers a Master in Mathematics. Changes from the Master in Secondary Education in Mathematics to the Master in Mathematics and vice versa are possible.


In Short

The Master en enseignement secondaire offers four tracks:

The programme is specially designed for students who already hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, German Studies or Roman Studies. To be eligible for the Luxembourgish Studies track, a Bachelor's degree in philology or cultural studies is expected.

Students are enabled to deepen their knowledge in the respective fields and develop the skills needed for teaching in various classroom settings.

Acquire solid theoretical, practical and educational knowledge

In addition to courses in the core subject areas, the curriculum includes classes in didactics, in educational sciences, educational sociology and psychology to provide students with the necessary skills to understand and face the challenges of teaching and learning in a multicultural and multilingual school system.

The programme puts a special focus on issues specific to Luxembourg such as multilingualism, multiculturality and integration, and equips students with the needed pedagogical tools and methods to address them adequately. It is jointly organised with other Master’s programmes of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine(FSTM) and the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE):

Changes from the 'Master in Secondary Education in Mathematics' to the 'Master in Mathematics' and vice versa are possible.

Career opportunities

Students will be prepared for a career in teaching in secondary schools, especially in Luxembourg. 

Graduates may also apply for a PhD programme and enrol in a doctoral school of the University of Luxembourg such as:

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Programme at a glance

  • Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS)
  • Registration fees: 200€/ Semester
  • Languages: EN, FR, DE
  • Campus: Belval
  • Application period:
    • EU: January-July
    • Nicht EU: January-May
  • Contact: mse-math@uni.lu