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Today: Saturday, 28 November 2020

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine recruits a new Director
Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg aspires to become one of the world’s leading research universities. It is the only university in Luxembourg, a country developing a knowledge-based economy in a unique ...
pdp 2.0: Individually tailored dementia prevention
Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020
In Luxembourg, more people shall be able to reduce their risk of developing dementia
University prolongs remote teaching and working
Published on Thursday, 26 November 2020
The University of Luxembourg maintains remote teaching and working until the end of December. 
Virtual simulators: the future of medical studies
Virtamed
Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020
In order to anticipate future training needs in the healthcare sector, the University of Luxembourg will invest in cutting-edge 3D tools in the coming months. On this occasion, from September to ...
University launches web talks on gender stereotypes
Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2020
Boys are cowboys and girls are princesses. From an early age on, we are conditioned by gender-based stereotypes, perpetuated by our close environment including our parents, our teachers, films, books ...
Prof Tonie Van Dam Inducted as AGU Fellow
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Prof Tonie van Dam was made a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). She joins a select group of scientists who have made exceptional contributions to Earth and space sciences, and the ...
First graduates of the Bachelor in Computer Science
Graduation
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2020
Launched in September 2017 as a high-standard programme, the Bachelor in Computer Science has enjoyed growing success across the Greater Region and beyond, starting from 27 students in September 2017 ...
Prof. Dr. Pierre-Henri Conac appointed as Max Planck Fellow
Published on Friday, 13 November 2020
As announced by the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg, Prof. Dr. Pierre-Henri Conac, Professor at the University of Luxembourg, has been appointed as Max Planck Fellow by the President of the Max ...
Job fair supports students and young professionals with career start
Published on Friday, 06 November 2020
More than 3,000 students and young professionals explored opportunities for a future career at the Unicareers.lu job fair on 6 November, an event organised by the University of Luxembourg. 160 ...
«Guide historique et architectural Esch-sur-Alzette» en réimpression
Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2020
Deux semaines seulement après sa publication, le «Guide historique et architectural Esch-sur-Alzette» est déjà en rupture de stock et seuls quelques exemplaires restent à disposition en librairie.
Age-resistant quiescent stem cells support muscle regeneration
Published on Tuesday, 27 October 2020
Researchers from the Computational Biology group at the University of Luxembourg's Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biology (LCSB) participated in an international study focusing on adult stem cells in ...
University prioritises remote teaching and working to lower infections
Published on Monday, 26 October 2020
The recent explosive increase of positive COVID-19 cases in the wider population is of great concern to the University. Luxembourg registered more than 3,000 positive cases in the week of 19 October, ...
University elects new student delegation
Published on Friday, 23 October 2020
The students of the University of Luxembourg have elected a new student delegation which comprises students of each of the three faculties (the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine - ...
Message de soutien aux enseignants du fondamental et du secondaire
Published on Wednesday, 21 October 2020
Suite à l’attentat qui a coûté la vie à Samuel Paty, enseignant en histoire au collège de Conflans-Sainte-Honorine, les enseignants d’histoire de l’Université du Luxembourg et ...
Congratulations to the Pierre Werner Foundation Scholarship laureates
Published on Tuesday, 20 October 2020
On Monday 19 October 2020, the University of Luxembourg's Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance held a virtual event to officially announce and congratulate the 2019 laureates of the Pierre Werner ...
CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors: a revolution for biomedicine
Published on Monday, 19 October 2020
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer Doudna for the discovery of the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. The technology, widely used as a genetic engineering ...
Graduation week postponed to May 2021
Published on Friday, 16 October 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our ways of studying and working. Despite the challenges, the University is committed to make a success of this academic year. Many of the traditional University ...
Luxembourg’s bid to join the UN Human Rights Council in 2021
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2020
Today the United Nations General Assembly is electing 15 States to the UN Human Rights Council. In the next election, a year from now, Luxembourg will be running for a seat at the Council for the ...
New study highlights links between inflammation & Parkinson’s disease
Published on Thursday, 08 October 2020
An international collaboration involving researchers from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biology (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg established an association between inflammation and specific ...
Cellulose: an ever-present material with remarkable properties
crystal
Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg have recently made significant steps forward in resolving some of the outstanding research questions about cellulose. Their findings have been published ...
TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg 2020 goes virtual
Published on Tuesday, 06 October 2020
After two successful events in 2018 and 2019, TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg is back with a new edition. In the week of 12-16 October 2020, TEDxUniversityofLuxembourg will be hosting 5 online evening ...
CITIES2030: providing food for all in 2030
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
The University of Luxembourg together with 41 European partners have recently received 12 million euros for the project CITIES2030 “Co-creating resilient and sustainable food towards FOOD2030”, ...
Celebrating World Architecture Day for a better urban future
Published on Monday, 05 October 2020
Monday, 5 October 2020 marks the World Architecture Day to remind the world of its collective responsibility for the future of the human habitat. This year’s theme is “Toward a better urban future”.
Hacking the Moon
Published on Thursday, 01 October 2020
The University of Luxembourg's research centre SnT’s LunaLab is challenging the next big names in Space to a test of creativity and skill as part of the 2020 Act In Space 24 hour hackathon.
Successful start for the new Bachelor in Medicine
Published on Monday, 28 September 2020
The new Bachelor in Medicine team welcomed 125 students during the launch of the academic year 2020-2021, which started on 14 September 2020 at the University of Luxembourg. They inaugurated the ...
Using drones to better predict urban flooding
Drones
Published on Monday, 28 September 2020
The University of Luxembourg and the start-up RSS-Hydro are working together to optimise the prediction of flooding in Burange in the south of Luxembourg. Supported by the City of Dudelange, the ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Thursday, 24 September 2020
Salah Ghamizi is a PhD student at SnT and a member of Professor Yves Le Traon’s Security Design and Validation Research Group.
First edition of Math camp: Making math easier, one scoop at a time
Published on Monday, 21 September 2020
The Department of Mathematics (DMATH) at the University of Luxembourg organised the first Math camp between 31 August and 10 September 2020 on Belval campus as well as online. The camp aimed at ...
University launches survey about dementia
Published on Monday, 21 September 2020
Researchers from the University of Luxemburg launch a survey to assess the knowledge and attitudes about dementia among the general public in Luxembourg. Launched on World Alzheimer's Day on 21 ...
How do different confinement measures affect people: Second report
Published on Friday, 18 September 2020
Researchers of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences have published a second report of the COME-HERE study. It presents the results of a comprehensive survey to analyse how ...
University: What’s open, what’s closed?
Published on Friday, 11 September 2020
University services and administration: University staff is working on campus provided that the guidelines of social distancing and safety measures can be respected. A certain proportion of staff ...
Appointments for LLC and SEVE now via the Affluences app
Published on Thursday, 10 September 2020
The University is now using Affluences, an online reservation system for scheduling appointments for the following services on Belval Campus:
Copernicus MOOC 2 - Learn How to Harness the Power of Space Data
Published on Monday, 07 September 2020
After the success of the first session, the University of Luxembourg - in collaboration with the Competence Centre - announces the launch of a second edition of the Copernicus MOOC: a free online ...
Belval becomes setting for Esch2022’s participation in Ars Electronica
Published on Monday, 07 September 2020
From 9 to 13 September, Belval will be the setting for the Ars Electronica Esch2022 Luxembourg Garden. This interactive multimedia experience is presented by Esch2022 – European Capital of Culture ...
Library and restaurants back to regular opening hours
Published on Friday, 04 September 2020
For the start of the new academic year, the Luxembourg Learning Centre as well as the university restaurants return to their regular opening hours.
Behind the News: Interview with Tegawendé F. Bissyandé
Published on Thursday, 03 September 2020
Today the University announced that Prof. Tegawendé F. Bissyandé from the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has been awarded an ERC ...
UniGR continue à developper la coopération transfrontalière
UniGR
Published on Wednesday, 02 September 2020
Le groupement universitaire transfrontalier « Université de la Grande Région – UniGR » poursuit son chemin sur la voie d’un modèle européen d’université : le partenariat se développe ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 01 September 2020
Dr Jorge Augusto Meira and PhD student Fernando Kaway Carvalho Ota work together at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As a research ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Dr. Basak Baglayan
Published on Wednesday, 19 August 2020
Dr Başak Bağlayan is a post-doctoral researcher in fundamental rights at the University of Luxembourg's Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance.
University researchers help raise public awareness for science
letzSCIENCE
Published on Tuesday, 18 August 2020
The Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) has recently launched the interactive campaign letzSCIENCE to raise awareness about research in Luxembourg. From 30 July – 10 August 2020, science images ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dr. Isabelle Albert is a lifespan development psychologist at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. 
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Profile photo of Jun Pang
Published on Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Dr. Jun Pang is a research scientist at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine (FSTM) and its Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Profile Photo of Lisa Veiber
Published on Wednesday, 05 August 2020
Lisa Veiber is a research and development specialist at the University of Luxembourg's SnT. A native Luxembourger, Veiber spent five years in the United Kingdom before moving back home. She holds an ...
ERC Grantee strengthens mathematics, statistics and finance
Published on Monday, 03 August 2020
Mark Podolskij has been appointed professor in mathematics, with a focus on statistics, probability and finance at the University of Luxembourg. Prof. Podolskij brings with him a “Consolidator ...
Discover the results of the 2nd Logistics Networks Disruption Survey
Published on Friday, 24 July 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown very clearly the importance of well-functioning supply chains and logistics networks in today’s globalised economic context. On the other hand, the crisis also ...
Media pluralism study shows European media face multiple threats
Published on Thursday, 23 July 2020
The European University Institute has released the Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM2020), a scientific data-driven effort to document the risks to media pluralism in Europe. The report covers European ...
Congratulations to the Pierre Werner scholarship winners!
Published on Thursday, 23 July 2020
We are happy to announce that 4 students will receive the 2020 Pierre Werner Scholarship. This scholarship is made available by the Fondation Pierre Werner, under the aegis of the Fondation de ...
New opening times during summer & library services temporary relocated
Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020
With the beginning of the summer break, the following University services have new opening times:
University professor to co-lead the MeluXina supercomputer
Pascal Bouvry
Published on Tuesday, 21 July 2020
Prof. Pascal Bouvry, expert in computer science and high-performance computing (HPC), and Roger Lampach, CEO of LuxConnect, have been appointed CEO of Luxprovide S.A, the company that manages the ...
3MT competition celebrates exciting research by University PhDs
Published on Monday, 20 July 2020
31 doctoral candidates from the University of Luxembourg participated in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition. The competition was organised for the first time in Luxembourg by the student ...
Towards a new way of producing solar cells?
Solar cells
Published on Monday, 20 July 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg together with international scientists have investigated the oxidation process of solar cell materials whose results could change the current way of ...
Uni.lu Law professor develops winning arguments in CJEU Schrems II
Professor Herwig Hofmann
Published on Friday, 17 July 2020
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) published its verdict in the Schrems II case on 16 July 2020. The judgement has far reaching consequences for international data protection and the ...
Art2Cure exhibition will fund Covid-19 related research
Published on Thursday, 16 July 2020
Art2Cure, a non-profit organisation, invites to its sixth art exhibition at the Banque Internationale Luxembourg (BIL), with art items from 18 Luxembourg-based artists. Proceeds from sales will help ...
Rapport d'activités de l'UniGR 2019-2020
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2020
L’Université du Luxembourg est un membre fondateur de l’Université de la Grande Région (UniGR) avec les Universités de Liège, Lorraine, Kaiserslautern, Sarre et Trèves. Depuis 2008, ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2020
Dr Venkata Satagopam (VS) is bioinformatics scientist at the LCSB (Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine) of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and multidisciplinary ...
Reports on projections and a glossary to better understand COVID-19
Published on Monday, 13 July 2020
As part of the Research Luxembourg COVID-19 Task Force, several LCSB researchers and colleagues from the work package “Statistical pandemic projections” (WP6) are using their combined expertise ...
Les commissaires européens Thierry Breton et Nicolas Schmit en visite
Published on Friday, 10 July 2020
Le lundi 6 juillet, Thierry Breton (commissaire européen au Marché intérieur) et Nicolas Schmit (commissaire européen à l’Emploi et aux Droits sociaux), accompagnés d’experts de la ...
How do different confinement measures affect people: First results
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
During the first Covid-19 lockdown, researchers of the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences coordinated a comprehensive survey with participants from Luxembourg, Italy, Spain, Sweden, ...
How machine learning can help assess SME credit risk
Yoba Smart Money Logo
Published on Tuesday, 07 July 2020
A new partnership between SnT and Yoba Smart Money, a Luxembourgish technology start-up, will explore the use of machine learning to assess the credit risk associated with Small and Medium ...
« 175 Joër POST » : l’histoire de la poste luxembourgeoise
175 Joer Post
Published on Tuesday, 30 June 2020
Immersion virtuelle dans le monde des timbres, du courrier, des télécommunications, satellites…et des hommes et femmes au service des citoyens luxembourgeois depuis 1842. 
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Monday, 29 June 2020
Conchita d’Ambrosio is Professor in Economics at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences. With her colleagues from the Department of Behavioural and ...
Doctoral candidates learn how to produce science comics
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University of Luxembourg starts a new series of science comics in order to highlight science and research in Luxembourg. The comics are produced within the framework of the Doctoral Education in ...
University’s supercomputer supports fight against COVID-19
HPC Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 26 June 2020
The University’s High-Performance Computing (HPC) facility has significantly contributed to the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic since mid-March 2020.
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Peter Ryan profile text
Published on Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Peter Ryan is Professor of Applied Security at University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He brings some 30 years of experience as a privacy and information security researcher to the fight against COVID-19. ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Monday, 22 June 2020
Alexandre Tkatchenko is the principal investigator of a large international consortium of physicists, chemists, mathematicians and computer scientists, aiming to investigate the fundamental ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Vladimir
Published on Friday, 19 June 2020
Vladimir Despotović, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project: “Covid-19 ...
University of Cambridge highlights COVID-19 survival prediction tool
Published on Wednesday, 17 June 2020
In a recently published article, the University of Luxembourg describes the results of a research collaboration between the Wuhan University of Science and Technology and the Luxembourg Centre for ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Dr Raphael Frank is a research scientist and entrepreneur at the University of Luxembourg’s SnT. He is applying his expertise in computer vision to meet the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis. ...
Les mathématiques, un grand défi de cette pandémie
Number of active infections and people cured per day
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
"190 nouvelles infections détectées", "seuil des 2000 infections dépassé" : que de nouvelles choquantes pour la population du Luxembourg en cette soirée du 31 mars 2020 ! Pourquoi se confiner si ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Daniel Abankwa, Professor within the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg, is co-principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "CovScreen: Combined In ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Prof. Stefan Braum
Published on Monday, 15 June 2020
Stefan Braum is a Professor in the Law Department at the University of Luxembourg.
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Christoph Schommer
Published on Thursday, 04 June 2020
Christoph Schommer, Professor within the Department of Computer Science at the University of Luxembourg, is principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "DEEPHOUSE: Deep Mining With The ...
University projects receive additional funding to research COVID-19
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2020
The FNR has published the results of its second COVID-19 Fast Track Call. Eight projects from the University of Luxembourg have been retained for funding, representing a financial commitment of ...
COVID-19 pandemic and gender
Skerdilajda ZANAJ
Published on Friday, 29 May 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, I have virtually met all my coauthors' children, and they have met my two small ones. Children were playing, fighting, or doing their homework under our supervision ...
[Article series| The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Prof. Rejko Krüger
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2020
Prof. Rejko Krüger (RK) is Principal investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and Director of Transversal Translational Medicine (TTM) at ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Anupam
Published on Friday, 22 May 2020
Anupam Sengupta, Professor within the Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Luxembourg, is principal investigator of the COVID-19 research project "V-SIDE: Virus-Surface ...
University eases COVID-19 restrictions from 25 May: What will change?
Belval Covid-19
Published on Friday, 22 May 2020
The University continues to ease COVID-19 related restrictions to facilitate a gradual and controlled return to campus.
TEDx UniversityofLuxembourg 2020 – Call for speakers
Published on Tuesday, 19 May 2020
After two successful events in 2018 and 2019, TEDx UniversityofLuxembourg is back with a new edition. But this year, everything will be slightly different: TEDx goes virtual! In the week of 10-18 ...
1.2 million euros to tackle the notorious oncogene RAS in cancer
RAS Cancer
Published on Monday, 18 May 2020
Daniel Abankwa, Professor within the Department of Life Sciences and Medicine at the University of Luxembourg, has recently gained a total of €1.2 million competitive funding from the Luxembourg ...
COVID-19 Task Force tackles supply chain disruption
Published on Monday, 18 May 2020
During the COVID-19 pandemic, flows of goods and services have been dramatically impacted and altered while necessitating new ones. Disruption is global, both supply and demand are affected and both ...
Student survey notes high satisfaction level at University
Published on Friday, 15 May 2020
A survey conducted in the fall of 2019 notes a generally high satisfaction level among students with the University of Luxembourg. The overall satisfaction index stands at 3.79 on a scale ranging ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Prof. Christos Koulovatianos
Published on Thursday, 14 May 2020
Prof. Christos Koulovatianos is a Full Professor in the Department of Finance at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg
Survey reveals high satisfaction among University employees
Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2020
The University’s first satisfaction survey has revealed a generally high level of satisfaction among employees. The overall satisfaction index is 3.94, on a scale from 1-5 where 4 stands for ...
Fatima Chaouche awarded Rolf Tarrach Prize 2020
Fatima Chaouche
Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2020
The association Amis de l’Université has awarded the Rolf Tarrach Prize 2020 to Fatima Chaouche for her outstanding doctoral thesis in Luxembourgish tax law.
Transatlantic Dialogue wins Luxembourg Peace Prize
Published on Monday, 11 May 2020
The Transatlantic Dialogue, a cooperation between the University of Luxembourg and Miami University, Ohio, is awarded the Luxembourg Peace Prize 2020 for “Outstanding Peace Education” by the ...
Fundraising for research through design masks’ sale
mymask
Published on Monday, 11 May 2020
One unexpected aspect of the current situation is that it stimulates creativity and sparks new initiatives all over the country. One of them, called mymask.lu, was recently launched by designer Marc ...
The LLC is opening a pick-up point
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
The Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC) opens a pick-up point to borrow books on Monday, 11 May. It is part of the University’s deconfinement plan to facilitate access to documents.
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Prof. Elise Poillot
Published on Friday, 08 May 2020
Élise Poillot is a Full Professor of Droit Civil at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance.
Study on how COVID-19 affects children and adolescents
Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020
Schools in Luxembourg are soon to reopen; some students have already been back now. Yet many questions remain. A central argument for reopening schools is that home schooling may increase educational ...
BScE lance une plateforme de ressources pédagogiques
Published on Thursday, 07 May 2020
D‘habitude, cette période de l’année constitue pour les étudiants du Bachelor en Sciences de l’Éducation (BScE) le temps de terrain dans les écoles fondamentales. Ce printemps cependant, ...
How resilient is Luxembourg’s food system?
Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2020
Moments of crisis like the current one sparked by Covid-19, engage social, economic, cultural and political institutions of a society and stress-test their resilience. In such times of upheaval, ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Jorge Gonçalves
Published on Monday, 04 May 2020
Prof. Jorge Gonçalves (JG) is Principal Investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on ...
University makes gradual return to campus
Published on Thursday, 30 April 2020
The University will gradually return some activities to the campuses as of 4 May. During a first stage, presence on campus will be allowed for staff and students conducting or attending TPs and TDs ...
University Receives Funding to Research COVID-19
Research FNR fast track
Published on Wednesday, 29 April 2020
The University of Luxembourg is an important pillar in the research effort to fight the spread of COVID-19. It is one of the participating partners in the research activities coordinated by Research ...
E-mail Scam
Published on Tuesday, 28 April 2020
It appears that the University of Luxembourg is the victim of an identity theft.
A survey to understand the effects of social distancing measures
Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2020
In less than a month, COVID-19 has profoundly changed our daily habits. Between “home-office”, “home-schooling” and only leaving our homes for basic necessities, our social interactions have ...
Progress for Alzheimer and Parkinson‘s treatments
Amyloid
Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg together with scientists from Australia, China and Switzerland have recently studied amyloid diseases such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's by using a ...
History in the Making: #covidmemory
Covidmemory Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 17 April 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is an event whose historic dimension is immediately obvious to us. Comparisons with the Spanish flu at the end of the First World War and the very Western view that it is the ...
Economic effects of Covid-19 in Luxembourg
Research Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 15 April 2020
First RECOVid working note with preliminary estimates
Michel Parisse † (1er mai 1936 - 5 avril 2020)
Michel Parisse
Published on Tuesday, 14 April 2020
Un des plus grands médiévistes français, le professeur Michel Parisse, vient de s’éteindre le 5 avril dernier à l’âge de quatre-vingt-trois ans, vaincu par le Covid-19. Le professeur ...
Die Pest im Recht
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
„Jetzt wird man ohne weiteres zugeben, dass unsere Mitbürger in keiner Weise auf die Ereignisse vorbereitet waren, die sich im Frühling dieses Jahres abspielten.“
A helpline for people with Parkinson’s disease during COVID-19
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, a network of specialised professionals (including speech therapists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and neurologists) has launched a telephone helpline to assist ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Paul Wilmes_picture
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
Prof. Paul Wilmes (PW) is Principal Investigator at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on ...
Students produce 3D printed masks for medical staff
Published on Friday, 10 April 2020
Students of the University’s Master in Architecture programme have launched an initiative to produce protective masks for medical staff to support the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
[Article series] The experts behind Luxembourg's COVID-19 fight
Rudi Balling
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2020
Prof. Rudi Balling (RB) is the Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine of the University of Luxembourg, where people with broad and diverse backgrounds focus on understanding the ...
Engineering meets Quantum Mechanics
Lezard
Published on Friday, 03 April 2020
In an interdisciplinary collaboration between computational engineers and physicists from the University of Luxembourg, published in Nature Communications, a method combining quantum and continuum ...
Research Luxembourg – launch of website
Research Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 03 April 2020
‘Research Luxembourg’, the initiative of the main players of Luxembourg public research, has launched its website. In addition to being a platform to promote Luxembourg research to an ...
Résultats du Conseil de gouvernance du 27 mars 2020
Published on Tuesday, 31 March 2020
Le Conseil de gouvernance de l’Université a tenu une séance le 27 mars 2020. Compte tenu de la pandémie COVID-19 et des dispositions mises en place par le gouvernement pour la tenue de réunion ...
University publishes an ISO standard for Value Stream Management
ISO
Published on Monday, 30 March 2020
For the first time, the International Standardisation Organisation (ISO) published an ISO standard under the lead of Luxembourg. With support of the Institut luxembourgeois de la normalisation, de ...
Launch of the MTECH Master’s degree!
mtech
Published on Monday, 30 March 2020
Developed by ILNAS, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Lifelong Learning Center (LLLC) of the Chambre des salariés (CSL), the new Master "Technopreneurship: Mastering smart ICT, ...
Remote teaching: Uni community shares impressions after first weeks
Published on Friday, 27 March 2020
The University of Luxembourg is adapting to exceptional circumstances. Because of COVID-19, the University has canceled all in-class teaching until further notice. Teachers and students are ...
Hotline for students
Uni.lu important
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
The University has established a hotline for students’ questions: +352 46 66 44 6060
Notstand in Luxemburg: Wieso, weshalb, warum?
Anna Lena Högenauer Uni.lu
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Am Mittwoch wurde in Luxemburg der Notstand (état de crise) ausgerufen, der innerhalb von 10 Tagen vom Parlament mit einer 2/3Mehrheit verlängert werden musste. Am Samstag den 21. März stimmte das ...
Engineering students build their own drones
Amphidrone
Published on Tuesday, 24 March 2020
During their first semester, students from the Bachelor in Engineering at the University of Luxembourg have worked in teams to design and develop drones.
Better understanding satiety feeling
Neurones POMC
Published on Monday, 23 March 2020
Researchers from the Universities of Burgundy, Paris, and Luxembourg together with other scientists from CNRS, INRA and INSERM groups have just highlighted a mechanism in the brain that led to ...
Computational Poetry: How machines create art
Published on Friday, 20 March 2020
The World Poetry Day on 21 March celebrates the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind. While many consider art and math to be two disconnected concepts, the ...
Prof. André Prüm appointed special advisor to HRH The Grand Duke
Published on Tuesday, 17 March 2020
HRH The Grand Duke of Luxembourg has appointed Prof. André Prüm, full professor in law and founding Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg, together with ...
Vivre la bataille des Ardennes au Schumann’s Eck
Published on Thursday, 12 March 2020
Le Schumann’s Eck est l’intersection des routes liant Ettelbruck et Bastogne ainsi que Wiltz et le lac de la Haute-Sûre. Beaucoup de gens passent chaque jour sur ces routes très fréquentées, ...
Zwei Doktorarbeiten zwischen Geist und Informatik
Zwei Doktorarbeiten zwischen Geist und Informatik
Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2020
In den vergangenen Wochen haben zwei Doktorandinnen Ihre wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten präsentiert und sich den Fragen und Anregungen der fünfköpfigen internationalen Expertenkommission gestellt.
LeLa Prize: Scienteens Lab wins third place for Experiment of the Year
Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2020
For the first edition of the LeLa Prize, the third prize in the category Experiment of the Year was awarded to a mathematics workshop developed by the Scienteens Lab at the University of ...
New Sustainable Finance track for MSc Finance and Economics students
sustainable finance
Published on Monday, 09 March 2020
In September 2020, Finance and Economics Masters students in their second year of study will be able to choose Sustainable Finance as their specialisation. This new track, which will also be ...
Health4All Wins Ideation Camp
Ideation Camp 2020
Published on Friday, 06 March 2020
Prevention as Solution for Healthier Life
Learning How to Harness the Power of Space Data
Copernicus MOOC
Published on Monday, 02 March 2020
In collaboration with the Competence Centre, the University of Luxembourg proudly presents a new training programme, the Copernicus MOOC (Massive Open Online Course). Copernicus MOOC is a free ...
Young professionals exchange about water issues
YWP
Published on Tuesday, 25 February 2020
On 12-14 February 2020, the University of Luxembourg hosted the sixth edition of the Young Water Professionals BeNeLux conference. More than 150 students, researchers, professors and professionals ...
The Luxembourg Overshoot Day 2020 - what does it really mean?
Earth Luxembourg Overshoot Day 2020
Published on Friday, 21 February 2020
We rely heavily on numbers and complex measurement regimes to direct our attention and allocate our resources. Quantitative measurements represented in figures and graphs tell us whether we are doing ...
Vorlesungsreihe zum Thema „Fake News“
FakeNews Uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 20 February 2020
Er hat es mehrfach auf die Liste „Unwort des Jahres“ geschafft und ist 2016 zum Anglizismus des Jahres gekürt worden – der Begriff ‚Fake News‘ macht nicht nur im Umfeld philologischer ...
The Coronavirus and its impact on global supply chains
Supply Chains Uni.lu
Published on Tuesday, 18 February 2020
Coronavirus is quite rightfully receiving ample attention from healthcare perspective. One less discussed aspect is its potential effect on global supply chains.
M. Cole and R. Kies appointed to Council of Europe expert committee
Council of Europe
Published on Friday, 07 February 2020
Two members of the University of Luxembourg have been appointed to the Committee of Experts on Media Environment and Reform of the Council of Europe: Prof. Mark D. Cole from the Faculty of Law, ...
World Cancer Day: Tumour biology is a research focus at the University
World Cancer Day 2020 Uni lu
Published on Tuesday, 04 February 2020
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. It accounts for more than 9 million deaths per year, a number which is estimated to rise (Figure 1). In Luxembourg, there are about 3000 new ...
How a surface treatment improves the inside of a solar cell
Solarncells
Published on Monday, 03 February 2020
In the frame of the European project Sharc25, physicists from the University of Luxembourg with European experts have succeeded in explaining the recent efficiency improvements in thin film solar ...
The University engages in cross-border network for spatial planning
IBA Uni.lu
Published on Friday, 31 January 2020
On Thursday, 30 January, the IBA Alzette Belval prefiguration mission was launched at the University of Luxembourg. This event marks the beginning of the IBA (International building exhibition) ...
EU and UK research and higher education remain united post Brexit
Brexit
Published on Friday, 31 January 2020
On the day that the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, the University of Luxembourg and higher education and research organisations from across the UK and Europe have reaffirmed their ...
L’Université du Luxembourg et l’OAI bâtissent le futur
OAI
Published on Tuesday, 28 January 2020
La convention signée fin 2019 entre l’Université du Luxembourg et l’Ordre des Architectes et des Ingénieurs-Conseils (OAI) va au-delà de la simple institutionnalisation des liens entre le ...
1.2 million euros to explore information, irreversibility and energy
FQXi
Published on Monday, 27 January 2020
Prof. Massimiliano Esposito from the University of Luxembourg together with international scientists have been awarded a large grant from the Foundational Questions Institute (FQXi) to explore the ...
New ERA-Chair enhances University’s research activities
Published on Monday, 27 January 2020
On 23 January, Prof. Yannick Baraud gave his inaugural lecture as new holder of the ERA Chair in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science – SanDAL. The prestigious grant of 2.5 million euros from ...
Dietmar Heidemann becomes first chairman of the Kant-Gesellschaft
Published on Thursday, 23 January 2020
Professor of philosophy since 2009 at the University of Luxembourg, Dietmar Heidemann has been elected first chairman of the prestigious Kant-Gesellschaft, established in 1904 as one of the largest ...
The exposome: when our environment drives health and disease
Emma Schymanski Uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 23 January 2020
Science, one of the most prestigious scientific journals, has published in its latest issue two papers by Associate Prof. Emma Schymanski, FNR ATTRACT fellow and head of the Environmental ...
Big Data at the Nanoscale
nano
Published on Wednesday, 22 January 2020
An international team of scientists, including physicists from the University of Luxembourg, have reported a comprehensive view-point on how machine learning approaches can be used in Nanoscience to ...
European Commissioner inaugurates EDIC University of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
On 20 January 2020, the Europe Direct Information Centre (EDIC) University of Luxembourg was inaugurated by Nicolas Schmit, European Commissioner for Jobs and Social Rights.
Megeno and University partner to develop EU-wide genome data services
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
Megeno S.A. and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) signed a partnership agreement on the development of user-centred, transparent and ...
Adriana González’s experience in climate change to strengthen ENERGE
Published on Monday, 20 January 2020
Last December 2019, Adriana González, Doctoral researcher at the Department of Engineering, was once again designated as the Costa Rican Negotiator for the area of Technology at the “COP25 ...
Prof. Dr. Dirk Zetzsche ranked #7 out of 3,000 Top Law Authors by SSRN
Published on Friday, 17 January 2020
Prof. Dr. Dirk Zetzsche has been named as a Top Law Author in 2019 by SSRN, the open-access online database of early scholarly research. SSRN releases a monthly ranking of authors according to ...
University of Luxembourg strengthens its computing capacities
Published on Friday, 10 January 2020
In May 2020, the University will give a boost to its research based on intensive computing and "big data" analysis. The University has just signed a four-year contract with Atos, an international ...
Taming ultrafast electrons with light
Light
Published on Thursday, 09 January 2020
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg together with European researchers have exploited light to control the motion of electrons in a metallic nanocircuit. This could have major implications ...
NUOL and Uni.lu share experiences in legal research
Published on Friday, 20 December 2019
Twelve candidates from the Faculty of Law and Political Science of the National University of Laos (NUOL) attended a new type of research seminar from 22-24 of October, 2019, with the first “Law ...
Le Prof. em Seck reçoit la médaille de la Métropole du Grand Nancy
Pierre Seck
Published on Wednesday, 18 December 2019
Le Prof. em. Pierre Seck s’est vu décerner la médaille de la Métropole du Grand Nancy, le samedi 14 décembre, pour sa contribution au renforcement des liens scientifiques et culturels entre ...
International Society for Research and Promotion of Wind Music
Published on Tuesday, 17 December 2019
The office of the International Society for Research and Promotion of Wind Music (IGEB) has been transferred from the University of Arts in Graz (Austria) to the University of Luxembourg.
Surfing on Quantum Waves: protein folding revisited
water
Published on Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Two physicists from the University of Luxembourg have now unambiguously shown that quantum-mechanical wavelike interactions are indeed crucial even at the scale of natural biological processes.
Three doctoral candidates in biology receive the 2019 Pelican Grant
Fondation de Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 17 December 2019
Borja Gomez Ramos, Nadège Minoungou and Mina Tsenkova, three PhD students from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) at the University of Luxembourg, have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant ...
Colorectal cancer initiation and progression: the role of low oxygen
Colorectal
Published on Friday, 13 December 2019
Scientists from the University of Luxembourg together with researchers from the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) and the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) have recently demonstrated the ...
Luxembourg strengthens its position as an EU blockchain hub
Published on Wednesday, 11 December 2019
On 4 December 2019, five major actors from the technology ecosystem launched a cross-industry collaboration to drive the adoption of blockchain and other distributed ledger technologies (DLTs) for ...
Prof. van Dam steps down as Vice-Rector to focus on research
Tonie van Dam
Published on Friday, 06 December 2019
The University of Luxembourg announces that Prof. Tonie van Dam has tendered her resignation as Vice-Rector for strategic projects to focus on her research activities in her fields of excellence of ...
New opportunities for proteins identification using nanotechnology
Nico
Published on Friday, 22 November 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their international research partners have reported a comprehensive perspective on how novel nanoscale tools called plasmonic nanopores might improve ...
The “Physics meets Biology” website is launched!
physics meets bio
Published on Thursday, 21 November 2019
Physicists and biologists from the University of Luxembourg have recently launched the "Physics meets Biology" website. This initiative combines expertise in condensed matter physics and systems ...
Development of colorectal cancer kit detection
CRC kit
Published on Wednesday, 20 November 2019
Biologists from the University of Luxembourg together with researchers from the Integrated Biobank of Luxembourg (IBBL) and oncologists from the Centre Hospitalier Emile Mayrisch (CHEM) are in the ...
AI algorithm can learn the laws of quantum mechanics
quantum chemistry
Published on Monday, 18 November 2019
An interdisciplinary team of chemists, physicists, and computer scientists from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Warwick and the Technical University of Berlin have developed a deep ...
University brings workshops to Luxembourg’s Science Festival
Science Festival 2019
Published on Monday, 11 November 2019
The University of Luxembourg fascinated visitors with scientific displays at the Science Festival held from 7 to 10 November 2019 in Luxembourg City. Thousands of guests attended the four-day event ...
University highlights new programmes at student fair
Foire de l'étudiant 2019
Published on Monday, 11 November 2019
Several thousand visitors discovered the study programmes presented by the University of Luxembourg at the Foire de l’Etudiant held from 7 to 8 November at Luxexpo – The Box. The Foire de ...
Fifth international Systems Biomedicine symposium
Published on Wednesday, 06 November 2019
On 5 November 2019, the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg hosted its fifth international Systems Biomedicine symposium entitled “Systems ...
Prof. Yannick Baraud appointed as ERA chair holder in data science
Yannick Baraud
Published on Tuesday, 05 November 2019
Professor Yannick Baraud has recently joined the University of Luxembourg as responsible for the European Research Area (ERA) Chair in Mathematical Statistics and Data Science entitled “SanDAL”. ...
TEDx for the second time at the University of Luxembourg
TEDx University of Luxembourg 2019
Published on Tuesday, 29 October 2019
For the second TEDx event at the University of Luxembourg, a diverse ensemble of speakers, dancers and musicians took the stage on 25 October 2019. A lecture hall on Belval campus turned into a show ...
Partnership CSSF - SnT
CSSF and Uni.lu sign agreement
Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019
On 24 October 2019, the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), and the University of Luxembourg’s Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) officially signed, in the ...
University invests in virtual reality tool for new medical students
Anatomage
Published on Thursday, 24 October 2019
The University of Luxembourg is actively preparing for the new Bachelor in Medicine, which will start in September 2020. The University has announced the acquisition of a highly advanced 3D virtual ...
Thermodynamics 2.0: New thermodynamic framework for cells
Thermodynamics 2.0 Uni.lu
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
Physicists at the University of Luxembourg have developed theoretical tools to analyse and optimise chemical engines ranging from simple chemical reaction networks to complex metabolic pathways.
Alexandre Tkatchenko elected as American Physical Society Fellow
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Monday, 21 October 2019
For the first time in Luxembourg, a physicist has been recognised by the American Physical Society (APS) for outstanding contributions to physics. Professor Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Physics and ...
Surfing on waves in a one-dimensional quantum liquid
water
Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg, together with international collaborators, have recently published an article in the internationally renowned journal Physical Review Letters. In this ...
University hosts Medical Innovation Seminar
Medical Innovation Seminar 2019 Uni.lu
Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2019
On 16 October 2019, the University of Luxembourg hosted an academic seminar on “Medical Innovation, bringing together the worlds of academia, innovation and healthcare.”
Lëtz Go Gold 2019: researchers run against child cancer
Let's go gold
Published on Tuesday, 15 October 2019
For the second time, life Sciences researchers from the University of Luxembourg participated in the Lëtz Go Gold charity run organised on 28 September 2019 by the Kriibskrank Kanner Foundation. On ...
Space Master students discover the lunar lab
Published on Thursday, 10 October 2019
On 26 September 2019, the first cohort of students from the Interdisciplinary Space Master gathered on the Kirchberg campus for a networking event during which they had the opportunity to learn more ...
Une journée d’échanges sur les défis de la santé au Luxembourg
Gesondheetssystem
Published on Wednesday, 09 October 2019
Le 21 septembre 2019, l'Association Luxembourgeoise des Etudiants en Médecine (ALEM) et l'Université du Luxembourg ont organisé la première édition du "Dag vum lëtzebuerger Gesondheetssystem" ...
Accessing genetic information from the past is crucial
Dmanisi
Published on Monday, 07 October 2019
Aurélien Ginolhac, bioinformatician at the University of Luxembourg, has contributed to the recent publication “Early Pleistocene enamel proteome from Dmanisi resolves Stephanorhinus ...
Collaboration with SPARC Industries on plasma simulation
SPARC
Published on Wednesday, 02 October 2019
The University of Luxembourg and SPARC Industries signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop software technology for space applications.
L'Université à l'Essai – Découvre la vie étudiante
Université à l'essai - Studieren Probieren Uni.lu 2019
Published on Tuesday, 01 October 2019
Toi aussi, tu aimerais savoir ce que c'est que d'être étudiant, de marcher sur un campus, d'échanger avec d'autres premières années et de participer à un cours en amphithéâtre ? Alors, teste ...
100 years of BGL BNP Paribas: a virtual exhibition developed by C²DH
BGL C2DH virtual exhibition
Published on Tuesday, 01 October 2019
The retrospective covers the history of the bank from 1919 to today.
Nouveau cycle de conférences sur les arts et les médias
Published on Monday, 30 September 2019
L’Université du Luxembourg et le Casino - Forum d'art contemporain vous invitent à « Penser écran ». Ce nouveau cycle de conférences propose une réflexion sur l’écran et son ...
Unicareers.lu 2019 prepares for successful career start
Unicareers 2019
Published on Friday, 27 September 2019
On 27 September 2019, several thousand students and young professionals attended the Unicareers.lu job fair organised by the University of Luxembourg, at Luxexpo The Box in Kirchberg. In total, 160 ...
European experts exchange about CubeSat technologies
CubeSat symposium
Published on Thursday, 26 September 2019
The University of Luxembourg hosted for the first time the European CubeSat Symposium which took place from 11 to 13 September 2019 on Belval Campus. More than 150 worldwide participants from ...
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg: more than 400 visitors!
Portes ouvertes luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 24 September 2019
On 22 September 2019, the University of Luxembourg welcomed more than 400 visitors on Limpertsberg and Kirchberg campus sites to discover the laboratories for Physics and Engineering.
Neue Plattform „Aktioun Nohaltegkeet“ jetzt online
Aktioun Nohaltegkeet Logo
Published on Thursday, 19 September 2019
Wie können wir mehr Verantwortung für eine bessere Umwelt und soziale Gerechtigkeit übernehmen? Dieser Frage widmet sich ab heute (19. September 2019) die neue Internetplattform „Aktioun ...
L’Université nomme trois professeures et un professeur invité
Belval Campus
Published on Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Sur proposition du Prof. Stéphane Pallage, recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg, le conseil de gouvernance de l’Université a lors de sa récente séance nommé trois professeures.
University launches appeal for additional student accommodation
Published on Friday, 13 September 2019
A couple of days before the beginning of the academic year 2019/2020, a considerable number of students are still on the lookout for suitable accommodation. Currently, 300 students are on the waiting ...
Welcome, new students!
Published on Friday, 13 September 2019
For new students, starting life on campus can be as exciting as intimidating. During the Welcome Day, the University provides them with the information they need and the opportunity to meet their ...
Citizen participation for more sustainable water governance
WaterBlitz 2019 register now
Published on Thursday, 05 September 2019
Registrations are open for the WaterBlitz’19 Luxembourg
World-championship in Automated Reasoning: computer scientist awarded
Alexander Steen
Published on Wednesday, 04 September 2019
On the occasion of the annual World Championship for Automatic Theorem Proving (“CADE ATP System Competition”, in short CASC) which took place on 28-29 August 2019 in Brazil, Alexander Steen, ...
Smart Schoul 2025
Published on Tuesday, 03 September 2019
Smart Schoul 2025 brings cutting-edge computer vision tech to classrooms
The Luxembourg Learning Centre extends its opening hours
Published on Tuesday, 27 August 2019
At the start of the new academic year, the Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC) will extend its opening hours and will also be open on Saturdays.
Call for programmes: 5thTransatlantic Dialogue Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 30 July 2019
The Transatlantic Dialogue conference series, held in Luxembourg since 2008, explores the significance of culture and liberal education for fostering global citizenship from both US and European ...
Game of Jobs - A Competition That Builds Futures
Published on Thursday, 25 July 2019
Summer season - For many Bachelor and Master students in their last year, the time has come for the exciting yet daunting task to apply, prepare and land a job.
Predicting cell fate to better understand congenital heart defects
Published on Thursday, 25 July 2019
A new study published in the scientific journal Nature reveals molecular factors that determine the fate of specific cardiac stem cells and exposes mechanisms of disrupted cardiac development. This ...
Michel Goedert receives prestigious Royal Medal from the Royal Society
Published on Thursday, 18 July 2019
Prof. Michel Goedert, member of the University's Board of Governors, has been awarded the Royal Medal for his research on molecular biology in neurodegenerative diseases.
Conférence mondiale des experts en médiation
Published on Wednesday, 17 July 2019
L’Université du Luxembourg a accueilli la 10e Conférence du Forum Mondial de Médiation du 9 au 11 juillet 2019. Lors de quatre tables-rondes et une quarantaine d’ateliers, 160 experts ...
University launches external evaluation of learning and teaching
Published on Friday, 12 July 2019
The University of Luxembourg has embarked on an external evaluation to assess the quality of Learning and Teaching (L&T) in its Bachelor and Master programmes.
National Library and the University sign framework convention
National Library and the University sign framework convention
Published on Wednesday, 10 July 2019
On July 10, 2019, Culture Minister Sam Tanson, the President of the Governing Council of the University of Luxembourg, Yves Elsen, the Director of the National Library (BnL), Monique Kieffer, and the ...
Top Japanese research consolidates ties with Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 09 July 2019
The link between Luxembourg and Japanese research has been strengthened: Representatives of the Japanese RIKEN Institute, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute for Health (LIH) ...
Luxembourg Art Week et l’Université signent nouvelle collaboration
Published on Thursday, 04 July 2019
L’Université du Luxembourg renforce ses liens avec le monde de l’art à travers un partenariat avec la Luxembourg Art Week, qui se déroulera du 8 au 10 novembre 2019 à la Halle Victor Hugo.
Novel computer model supports cancer therapy
Un modèle informatique novateur au service du traitement du cancer
Published on Tuesday, 02 July 2019
Researchers from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) of the University of Luxembourg have developed a computer model that simulates the metabolism of cancer cells. They used the programme to ...
Proven team mentoring benefits the University’s entrepreneurs
Published on Thursday, 13 June 2019
The Venture Mentoring Service (VMS) of the University of Luxembourg Incubator successfully completed its pilot. More than 20 dedicated mentors, high-level professionals in their fields, have ...
Year in Review: The University’s key moments in 2018
Year in review 2018
Published on Thursday, 06 June 2019
The University of Luxembourg has released its report “2018 – Year in Review”. The document looks back at the University’s development, key events, activities, successes and achievements ...
SnT celebrates 10-year anniversary with Partnership Day
Published on Tuesday, 04 June 2019
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg celebrated its 10-year anniversary at the occasion of its yearly Partnership Day.
SciTeach Center expands activity across country
Published on Wednesday, 29 May 2019
A country-wide resource centre to innovate science classes for the young generation.
University appoints Catherine Léglu vice-rector for academic affairs
Published on Tuesday, 28 May 2019
The recruitment process opened on 31 January 2019 was successfully concluded today, and the Board of Governors, after receiving the opinion of the University Council, appointed Prof. Catherine Léglu ...
Young Innovators pitch their ideas at Falling Walls Lab
Published on Friday, 24 May 2019
Pallavi Sabharwal was awarded the first prize in the “Falling Walls Lab” 2019 at the University of Luxembourg, a pitch competition for young innovators. The jury was impressed by her idea to ...
University grants ArcelorMittal and CERATIZIT access to Supercomputer
Published on Tuesday, 21 May 2019
The University of Luxembourg has entered service agreements with Luxembourg-based companies ArcelorMittal and CERATIZIT. 
The University appoints Gilbert Massard Director of Medical Education
Published on Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg has appointed Professor Gilbert Massard Director of medical education and full professor, with the initial task to launch the new bachelor in ...
University Awards enable students to travel and study abroad
Published on Friday, 10 May 2019
On 8 May, the University of Luxembourg and its International Relations Office honoured the laureates of its international awards for outstanding students, including its Top Student Prize and the U.S. ...
Vening Meinesz Medal awarded to Tonie Van Dam
Prof. Tonie Van Dam received the Vening Meinesz medal
Published on Tuesday, 07 May 2019
Tonie Van Dam, Professor in Physical Geodesy at the University of Luxembourg has recently received the 2019 Vening Meinesz Medal from the European Geosciences Union (EGU). 
HRH the Grand Duke Jean: a symbol of history
Published on Friday, 03 May 2019
The death of His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Jean, who passed away on 23 April 2019 at the age of 98, marks the end of a chapter in the history of Luxembourg and Europe.
Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression
Life science lab experiment
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg showed in an in vitro study that a combination of dietary factors and gut bacteria can inhibit the progression of colorectal cancer. 
Smartwielen est disponible pour les élections européennes
Published on Tuesday, 30 April 2019
A partir du 30 avril, les personnes qui voteront aux élections européennes peuvent de nouveau utiliser l’outil en ligne Smartwielen pour évaluer leurs attentes politiques, cette fois-ci avec des ...
The University of Luxembourg pays tribute to HRH the Grand Duke Jean
Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2019
In these days of national mourning, the University of Luxembourg pays tribute to His Royal Highness the Grand Duke Jean. Marked by the experience of the Second World War, he presided over the ...
Professor among the world’s most influential researchers in psychology
Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019
Associate Prof. Joël Billieux was ranked 4th among the most influential academics in psychology worldwide, according to a performance metric in the 2018 global ranking produced by Elsevier.
New method inverts the self-assembly of liquid crystals
Published on Friday, 12 April 2019
In liquid crystals, molecules automatically arrange themselves in an ordered fashion. Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a method that allows an anti-ordered state, which ...
University joins Ripple blockchain research on micropayments
Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019
The University of Luxembourg announced its participation in the University Blockchain Research Initiative, a multi-year, multi-million-euro research programme funded by Ripple, a provider of leading ...
First GEM Day: promoting mathematics among girls
GEM Day
Published on Friday, 05 April 2019
On 2 April 2019, the first edition of GEM (Girls Exploring Math) Day was organised at the University of Luxembourg. Twenty-two students from the Lycée Hubert Clément and Lycée des Garçons in Esch ...
Attaque de phishing
Published on Tuesday, 02 April 2019
Un nombre limité de membres du personnel de l’Université ont été victimes d’une attaque de phishing.
First Reputation-based system improves Blockchain security
Published on Friday, 22 March 2019
In June 2014 Bitcoin users were confronted with the unthinkable. A Bitcoin mining pool called Ghash.io had attained control over 51% of the network's total mining power. Bitcoin users, miners and ...
Cooperation with Goodyear on new automotive applications
Published on Thursday, 21 March 2019
The University of Luxembourg and the Goodyear Innovation Center in Luxembourg have launched a new research project that studies the use of Near-Field Communication (NFC) in automotive safety systems.
The University cooperates with ArianeGroup on rocket engine technology
Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2019
The University of Luxembourg and the European rocket manufacturer ArianeGroup have signed a collaboration agreement to advance research in the area of rocket propulsion.
EURCrossBorderAlliance: a step further towards a European University
UniGR
Published on Wednesday, 13 March 2019
In a bid to stimulate cross-border higher education in Europe, the network UniGR (University of the Greater Region) has developed the EURCrossBorderAlliance, a pilot project spanning the European ...
University signs agreement with Université de Montréal
Published on Friday, 08 March 2019
During their recent mission to Québec, a large delegation from the Luxembourg public research sector spent 27 February at the Université de Montréal (UdeM) to discuss potential avenues for ...
Scientists study method for researching magnetic materials
Published on Wednesday, 06 March 2019
Physicists from the University of Luxembourg and their research partners have demonstrated for the first time in a comprehensive study how different magnetic materials can be examined using neutron ...
Scientists rejuvenate stem cells in the aging brain of mice
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ) have been able to rejuvenate stem cells in the ...
Prof. Denis Scuto appointed Vice-director of the C²DH
Denis Scuto Directeur adjoin du C2DH
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Prof. Denis Scuto was appointed Vice-director of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), interdisciplinary research centre of the University of Luxembourg, by rector Prof. ...
SnT at Heart of Major EU Cybersecurity Push
Published on Tuesday, 26 February 2019
The European Commission announces today the launch of four Cybersecurity Competence Networks -- a new initiative to accelerate cybersecurity research by drawing together Europe’s leading experts.
New book tells history of EMU through previously unpublished sources
Pierre Werner and Europe book Danescu
Published on Friday, 22 February 2019
The prestigious academic publisher Palgrave Macmillan released a new book by Dr Elena Danescu (Research Scientist at the C²DH) entitled “Pierre Werner and Europe. The Family Archives Behind the ...
Vice-Rector of the University in charge of academic affairs
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
The closing date for applications is 17th of March.
Email Scam
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
It appears that the University of Luxembourg is the victim of an identity theft.
Scientific delegation from Luxembourg embarks on mission to Québec
Published on Thursday, 21 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg, the country’s public research centres, and the Luxembourg National Research Fund will embark on a mission to Quebec on Monday 25 February.
University launches new Interdisciplinary Space Master
Published on Friday, 15 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg announces the launch of a new two-year Interdisciplinary Space Master study course in the fall of 2019. The Master programme aims to provide students with the required ...
Pelican Grant for two PhD students in colorectal cancer
Fondation de Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 11 February 2019
Jessica Karta and Dominik Ternes, two PhD students from the Life Sciences Research Unit (LSRU) at the University of Luxembourg, have recently been awarded the Pelican Grant from the Fondation du ...
University of Luxembourg launches drive to refine digital strategy
Published on Thursday, 07 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has launched an ambitious initiative with the aim to refine its digital strategy and to enhance the positioning of the University in the context of various national and ...
Second Data Privacy Day at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 06 February 2019
Inspired by a successful premiere in 2018, the RESTENA Foundation and the University of Luxembourg hosted on 28 January the second edition of dataprivacyday.lu.
1e luxembourgeoise honorée par Université franco-allemande
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
Nathalie Wagner, diplômée du Master en études franco-allemandes: communication et coopération transfrontalières, s’est vu décernée le Prix d’Excellence par l'Université franco-allemande (UFA).
Uni.lu launches new Master of Science in Finance and Economics
Published on Tuesday, 05 February 2019
The University of Luxembourg has redesigned its Master programmes in economics and finance in order to modernise curricula, adapt to a changing job market and encourage interdisciplinary and ...
Première séance du Conseil de gouvernance nouvellement nommé
University of Luxembourg - Maison du Savoir
Published on Monday, 04 February 2019
Le Conseil de gouvernance entrant de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé pour la première fois les 30 et 31 janvier 2019.
New computational method reduces risk of drug formulation
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
One major factor that determines the efficacy of a drug is the structure that its molecules form in a solid state. Changed structures can entail that pills stop functioning properly and are therefore ...
Partnership with NVIDIA Boosts Research in Artificial Intelligence
Published on Thursday, 31 January 2019
Luxembourg’s research community, the Luxembourg Government, and NVIDIA announced today the creation of a joint AI laboratory in Luxembourg. This national AI collaboration, the first with NVIDIA in ...
Book proposes new EU legislation on conflicts of criminal jurisdiction
Published on Tuesday, 22 January 2019
A major comparative study on the prevention and settlement of conflicts of criminal jurisdiction in the EU has come to a close with the publication of a new book, co-edited by the Faculty of Law, ...
Solving Ethical Dilemmas in AI
Published on Monday, 21 January 2019
If the Las Vegas Consumer Electronics Show taught us one thing, it’s that artificial intelligence is still capturing the public imagination and leading headlines. Continuing developments in fields ...
Access to the leading circle of patient-oriented health research
EIT Health Luxembourg_Rejko Krueger
Published on Friday, 11 January 2019
Through the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), the University of Luxembourg has become a partner in the health research area of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT ...
Researchers identify genetic mutations causing a childhood disorder
Published on Thursday, 10 January 2019
In a collaborative effort, researchers identified the genetic cause of a severe novel childhood disease. Affected children typically suffered from episodes of neurological regression triggered by ...
Data Privacy Day Event 28 January 2019
data privacy day 2019
Published on Tuesday, 08 January 2019
After a successful start in 2018, the University of Luxembourg and the Restena Foundation will host the second edition of a conference in the context of the Data Privacy Day.
National education report for Luxembourg presented
Published on Friday, 14 December 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth presented this week the second national report on education for Luxembourg.
Altered microbiome post caesarean section impacts baby’s immune system
Published on Friday, 30 November 2018
Together with colleagues from Sweden and Luxembourg, scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have observed that, during a natural vaginal ...
“Orange Week” at the University
Published on Thursday, 29 November 2018
The University joined the national “Orange Week” campaign, from 19 to 23 November, to support the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and to raise awareness of one of ...
GR-Atlas 2.0 – a new mapping for the atlas of the Greater Region
Published on Wednesday, 28 November 2018
The renewed atlas of the Greater Region (GR-Atlas) is a collection of interactive thematic maps for the SaarLorLux Greater Region and a web geographic information system (WebGIS), which benefits ...
SnT Partners with VNX to Create Secure Marketplace for Digital Assets
Published on Friday, 23 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) today announced their partnership with VNX Exchange, the trading platform for tokenized venture ...
“Grand Prix 2018 en sciences biologiques” awarded to Paul Wilmes
Published on Monday, 19 November 2018
The Grand Prix 2018 in biological sciences of the Institut Grand-Ducal, sponsored by the company Cactus, has been awarded to Associate Professor Paul Wilmes by an international jury consisting of ...
University co-authors major financial inclusion report
Dirk Zetzsche, Alfred Hannig, Chee Soo Yuen (COO, AFI), Laura Foschi (Executive Director, ADA), Douglas Arner, Ilya Sverdlov (Head of Donor Relations & Global Partnerships, ADA)
Published on Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Prof. Dirk Zetzsche of the University of Luxembourg has co-authored an international report on the use of FinTech for financial inclusion, which was presented at the 3rd annual Uni.lu Inclusive and ...
Hunting and gathering metabolic data
Published on Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Open database encapsulates worldwide knowledge of human metabolism
Launch of “Ranke.2” – a teaching platform on digital sources criticism
Ranke2 - plateforme interactive pour une utilisation critique des sources numériques
Published on Thursday, 08 November 2018
The website ranke2.uni.lu offers any person working in the area of humanities interactive learning tools to reflect on and question digital historical sources available on the web.
Future of Airport Security Field-tested in Luxembourg
FLYSEC in situ test
Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), together with lux-Airport, has field-tested a hi-tech airport security system, paving the way for ...
University signs cooperation agreement with Maastricht University
Published on Wednesday, 31 October 2018
On 31 October, the University entered a cooperation agreement with Maastricht University. The Memorandum of Understanding was signed by University Rector Stéphane Pallage and the President of ...
Jean-Paul Hoffmann new Head of Communications at the University
Jean-Paul Hoffmann Head of Communications
Published on Friday, 26 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg welcomes Mr Jean-Paul Hoffmann as its new Head of Communications as from 15 December 2018.
Launch of a new European project on data-driven simulation
H2020 DRIVEN
Published on Friday, 26 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg is the coordinator and main beneficiary of a 1 million euro project which aims to boost its scientific excellence and innovation capacity in data-driven simulation. ...
Grenzraumforschung: Auftaktkonferenz für wissenschaftliches Netzwerk
Published on Thursday, 25 October 2018
Am Mittwoch, den 24. Oktober 2018 haben sechs Universitäten der Großregion ihr Projekt „UniGR-Center for Border Studies“ öffentlich vorgestellt. Die Auftaktkonferenz stand unter dem Titel ...
What is the link between cancer and pesticides?
Let's Go Gold
Published on Wednesday, 24 October 2018
During the first Lëtz Go Gold charity run, researchers from the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) have received 264,000 euros from the Kriibskrank Kanner ...
Jean-Marc Schlenker becomes the new FSTC Dean
Published on Tuesday, 23 October 2018
Prof. Jean-Marc Schlenker was elected as the new Dean of the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication (FSTC) at the University of Luxembourg. He takes over from Prof. Paul Heuschling who ...
Approbation du budget 2019 et nominations importantes
Published on Monday, 22 October 2018
Le Conseil de gouvernance sortant de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé pour la dernière fois le 20 octobre 2018 dans sa composition actuelle. Des décisions importantes pour l’Université ...
Researchers study interactions in molecules using AI
Published on Thursday, 18 October 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, Technische Universität Berlin, and  the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society have combined machine learning and quantum mechanics to ...
Promoting research and training in the field of sustainable finance
Signature d'une lettre d'intention pour promouvoir la recherche et la formation dans le domaine de la finance durable (Pierre Gramegna, Yves Elsen et Stéphane Pallage)
Published on Thursday, 11 October 2018
The Minister of Finance, Pierre Gramegna, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg, Yves Elsen, and the Rector of the University of Luxembourg, Stéphane Pallage signed ...
Training high level data researchers of tomorrow in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 04 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the public research centres LIST and LISER have recently launched the Doctoral Training Unit (DTU) on Data-driven Computational Modelling and ...
University of Luxembourg & Linklaters Develop Legal Tech Tool
Published on Monday, 01 October 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) will collaborate with law firm Linklaters to develop automated Legal Tech. In a first of its kind ...
How swarms of nanomachines could improve the efficiency of any machine
Published on Thursday, 27 September 2018
The research team of Prof. Massimiliano Esposito of the University of Luxembourg studied the thermodynamics of small nanomachines.
New ranking results: strong competition among world-class universities
Published on Wednesday, 26 September 2018
University of Luxembourg part of “Rising Stars” ranking by Nature - Slight decline in Times Higher Education Ranking
New International Master in Biomedicine
Published on Thursday, 20 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg together with the University of Strasbourg and the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz have developed a joint international study programme in Biomedicine. The ...
Lancement de smartwielen.lu, une plateforme de matching politique
Published on Wednesday, 19 September 2018
L’Université du Luxembourg, en collaboration avec la Fondation Zentrum fir politesch Bildung et le Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), a lancé le portail smartwielen.lu en ...
Bridge test in Luxembourg: identify potential damage at early stage
Bridge
Published on Monday, 17 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with the Administration des Ponts et Chaussées, carried out a large test bridge on 13 September 2018 in Altrier, Luxembourg. By taking pictures along ...
Welcome, new students!
Welcome Day 2018
Published on Friday, 14 September 2018
For new students, starting life on the campus is at the same time exciting and intimidating. The Welcome Day helps them find their way, get the information they need and meet their peers.
Better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses
MDM (Molecular Disease Mechanisms) team
Published on Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg have discovered a molecular mechanism that is responsible for the spread of cancer cells in the body and the development of metastases in patients with ...
First “TEDx University of Luxembourg” to take place in October
Published on Thursday, 06 September 2018
The University of Luxembourg will host the first “TEDx University of Luxembourg” event on Friday 26 October on Belval campus. The umbrella theme for this event is “Ideas 4.0”.
Mise en œuvre de la nouvelle loi de l’Université
Conseil de gouvernance: loi de l'Université mise en oeuvre
Published on Thursday, 23 August 2018
Le Conseil de gouvernance de l’Université du Luxembourg a siégé les 20 et 21 juillet 2018 ainsi que le 22 août 2018 afin de prendre plusieurs décisions importantes pour l’Université du Luxembourg.
„Wine and Dine“: Welcoming students at home
„Wine and Dine“: Welcoming students at home
Published on Monday, 06 August 2018
The University of Luxembourg is relaunching its event “Wine and Dine” to welcome newly-arrived students and researchers to the country. On 7 October 2018, Luxembourgish families invite the ...
Un nouveau conseil de gouvernance entrant en fonction le 1er décembre
Published on Sunday, 29 July 2018
Le mercredi 25 juillet 2018, le Gouvernement a procédé à la nomination des neuf premiers membres du nouveau Conseil de gouvernance entrant en fonction le 1er décembre 2018.
LCSB researchers predict cell conversion factors
Une piste intéressante pour la médecine régénérative
Published on Friday, 27 July 2018
Thanks to a newly developed computational method, Luxembourg researchers can accurately predict how one subpopulation of cells can be converted into another.
Prolongation du partenariat avec la Chambre des Députés
Published on Thursday, 26 July 2018
Le partenariat scientifique entre la Chambre des Députés et la Chaire de recherche en études parlementaires de l’Université de Luxembourg sera prolongé jusqu’en 2022. Une convention qui ...
Mathematician Giovanni Peccati named IMS Fellow
IMS Award Giovanni Peccati
Published on Tuesday, 17 July 2018
Giovanni Peccati, Professor in Stochastic Analysis and Finance within the Mathematics Research Unit (RMATH) at the University of Luxembourg, has been named Fellow of the international Institute of ...
New partnership with the European University Institute in Florence
Published on Monday, 16 July 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence have just entered into an Agreement on Educational and Scientific Cooperation. Professor Renaud Dehousse, ...
University and the city of Dudelange sign a collaboration agreement
Dan Biancalana signe la convention-cadre avec l'Université du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 12 July 2018
The city of Dudelange and the University of Luxembourg signed a collaboration agreement on Thursday 12 July 2018, establishing their cooperation on various fields of research and events.
Cryptographer Léo Perrin receives the 2018 Rolf Tarrach Award
Léo Perrin
Published on Tuesday, 10 July 2018
On Thursday, 5 July 2018, the association Amis de l’Université awarded the Rolf Tarrach Prize 2018 to Léo Perrin for his doctoral thesis entitled “Cryptanalysis, Reverse-Engineering and Design ...
The LCSB and Ksilink are exploring new territory together
Developing drugs to treat Parkinson’s disease
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018
Representatives of the University of Luxembourg and the technology company Ksilink which is developing novel patient-based forms of therapy, signed a collaboration agreement last Friday. The ...
“Game of Jobs” – at this game, there are only winners
Game of Jobs by the Career Centre of the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 28 June 2018
The first "Game of Jobs" workshop series organised at the University of Luxembourg culminated with a final round on Friday, 1 June 2018 at the Maison du Savoir. Three students were awarded for their ...
New University law adopted
Maison du Savoir in Belval
Published on Thursday, 14 June 2018
The draft law providing the framework of Luxembourg’s only public University has been passed on 13 June 2018 and will enter into force on 1 August 2018.
Scientific sleuthing for reproducible results
Contaminated lab kits
Published on Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Researchers found traces of foreign, non-human genetic material in human blood samples. It turned out that it was not a groundbreaking scientific discovery, but mostly the result of contaminated ...
Four young innovators awarded at the Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018
Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018
Published on Friday, 08 June 2018
Dr. Alberto Noronha, Post-doc at the University of Luxembourg, was the winner of the Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2018 on Friday, 1 June 2018. He competed successfully against sixteen other ...
The UniGR aims to become one of the first "European universities"
Université de la Grande Région (UniGR), uni-gr.eu
Published on Wednesday, 30 May 2018
The University of the Greater Region (UniGR) announced its intention and potential to become one of the first “European universities”. The network, which reunites the universities of ...
Researchers explore new applications for “Smart” Material
Liquid Crystal shells
Published on Tuesday, 29 May 2018
Research led by scientists from the University of Luxembourg has shown the potential of liquid crystal shells as enabling material for a vast array of future applications, ranging from autonomous ...
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Published on Monday, 28 May 2018
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Study reveals a new indicator of survival outcome after cardiac arrest
Brain-body communication predicts survival after cardiac arrest.
Published on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Research carried out by the University of Luxembourg, the National Rescue Services, the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Health has found that brain-body communication ...
New opportunities for IT students
Coopération Université et Bâloise
Published on Tuesday, 24 April 2018
On 23 April 2018, the University of Luxembourg signed an agreement with Bâloise Assurances Luxembourg in order to facilitate exchange in terms of education and recruitment opportunities for master ...
Confucius Institute inaugurated at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 20 April 2018
On 19 April, a Confucius Institute was inaugurated at the University of Luxembourg in the presence of delegates from Luxembourg and China. The Institute will offer language courses and cultural ...
A digital exhibition about the Great War in Luxembourg
Une exposition digitale sur la « Grande Guerre » au Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 19 April 2018
The digital exhibition Éischte Weltkrich: Remembering the Great War in Luxembourg is developed by the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History at the University of Luxembourg (C2 DH), ...
New partnership brings industry 4.0 to Luxembourg
L’industrie 4.0 s’invite au Luxembourg grâce à un nouveau partenariat
Published on Friday, 06 April 2018
The University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) has entered a collaborative research partnership with manufacturing firm Cebi.
“LALA” – An early reading programme for Kindergarten
« LALA » - Un programme préscolaire d’initiation à la lecture
Published on Wednesday, 04 April 2018
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have developed a reading programme for preschools which aims to prevent learning difficulties in children and give them a better start for their school ...
Natural Language Processing facilitates software development
Published on Thursday, 29 March 2018
New Natural Language Processing (NLP) technologies to prevent project failures and delays resulting from inadequate software requirements.
Green financing: opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg
Green financing: opportunities and challenges for Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 23 March 2018
In a new scientific publication, Dr Sabine Dörry from LISER (Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research) and Dr Christian Schulz from the University of Luxembourg assess existing and possible ...
ParkinsonNet – Optimal treatment thanks to better networking
ParkinsonNet Luxembourg, parkinsonnet.lu
Published on Friday, 23 March 2018
Supported by the Ministry of Health, ParkinsonNet Luxembourg will soon commence operations in the Grand Duchy. The aim is to establish a nationwide network of those health professions relating to the ...
Researchers refute 20-year-old assumptions in solar cell production
Solar panels, microscopic view
Published on Thursday, 22 March 2018
Research led by the University of Luxembourg investigated the manufacturing process of solar cells. The researchers proved that assumptions on chemical processes that were commonplace among ...
A professor from the University appointed at the top of ECRI
Published on Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Professor Jean-Paul Lehners of the University of Luxembourg has been elected president of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI), the human rights body of the Council of Europe ...
Scientific misconduct harms prior collaborators
Prof. Katrin Hussinger
Published on Friday, 16 March 2018
Scientists should choose their associates carefully, researchers at the University of Luxembourg and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW), Mannheim, recommend, as future misconduct by ...
“That’s great, but...” Study on the well-being of children published
Insights into the reality of children’s lives in Germany
Published on Thursday, 08 March 2018
On Thursday 15 February, the 4th World Vision Children Study was presented in Berlin, showing results of a direct survey with 2,550 children on several aspects of child development. For the first ...
Cisco Networking Academy opens at the University of Luxembourg
Students from all fields will have the opportunity to take e-learning courses.
Published on Wednesday, 07 March 2018
The University of Luxembourg and technology company Cisco announced the launch of a Cisco Networking Academy. Students from all fields will have the opportunity to take e-learning courses on topics ...
Brain Prize 2018 : le Prof. Michel Goedert parmi les lauréats
Michel Goedert
Published on Tuesday, 06 March 2018
La Lundbeck Foundation au Danemark annonce que quatre chercheurs en neurosciences travaillant au Royaume-Uni, en Belgique et en Allemagne ont reçu ce mardi, 6 mars 2018 le plus prestigieux prix de ...
Partnership with ACL to offer mobility management training
Mobility management training with the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 01 March 2018
The University of Luxembourg and the Automobile Club du Luxembourg (ACL) have joined forces to offer a three-day course in mobility management for companies based in Luxembourg. This pilot project ...
Luxembourg joins the prestigious European network PRACE
The University of Luxembourg HPC Team
Published on Monday, 26 February 2018
Following the successful application of Luxembourg to become a member of the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) in October 2017, Robert Kerger, advisor at the Ministry for Higher ...
Data Privacy Day: Lessons for GDPR compliance and information security
Data Privacy Day
Published on Thursday, 22 February 2018
On Monday 29 January 2018, a Data Privacy Day information session was held at the University of Luxembourg. It was attended by more than 100 visitors, who originated not only from the University and ...
Metabolic modelling becomes three-dimensional
Recon3D is available at vmh.live, Virtual Metabolic Human database.
Published on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
An international research consortium has developed, with significant involvement of Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) scientists, the first computer model to include 3D in the ...
New four-year plan for the University approved
Maison du Savoir
Published on Thursday, 08 February 2018
At its meeting on 27 January 2018, the Board of Governors approved the new four-year plan for the University of Luxembourg.
Project of LCSB and Ministry of Health aims to reduce dementia
Projekt von LCSB und Gesundheitsministerium will Demenz vorbeugen
Published on Friday, 02 February 2018
In collaboration with the Luxembourg Center for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, the Luxembourg Ministry of Health took measures to help people efficiently reduce their ...
New partnership explores potential of AI & Natural Language Processing
Lionel Briand
Published on Thursday, 01 February 2018
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg has entered a collaborative research partnership with financial firm Clearstream, part of ...
The history of justice in Luxembourg from 1815 to the present day
Andreas Fickers
Published on Wednesday, 31 January 2018
On Monday 29 January 2018, the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and the Luxembourg Ministry of Justice signed an agreement to launch a research project that will explore ...
Création d’un réseau de centres de langues dans la Grande Région
Centres de langues de la Grande Région avec UniGR
Published on Thursday, 25 January 2018
L’Université du Luxembourg a coordonné la mise en place d’un réseau commun d’apprentissage de langues en ligne - un nouveau projet réunissant les Centres de langues des six universités de ...
Popkult60: A closer look at popular culture in Europe across the 1960s
Andreas Fickers
Published on Wednesday, 24 January 2018
A new interdisciplinary research group composed of members of the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH), the Institute for History at the University of Luxembourg and ...
Une nouvelle bourse pour soutenir quatre étudiants méritants
Mehri Baniasadi, Alexandra Da Silva et Erna Hennicot-Schoepges
Published on Thursday, 18 January 2018
En ce début d’année, la fondation Luis Portabella y Conte Lacoste et l’association Amis de l'Université du Luxembourg ont remis pour la première fois une nouvelle bourse à quatre étudiants ...
New biomarkers for colorectal cancer
Serge Haan
Published on Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg found a new biomarker for colorectal cancer (CRC) that might improve therapy and survival rates of patients.
The University mourns the passing of Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt
Published on Tuesday, 19 December 2017
It is with great sadness that the Board of Governors, the Rectorate and the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education announce the passing of Professor Sabine Krolak-Schwerdt ...
UniGR : création d’un centre européen de recherche sur les frontières
Université de la Grande Région – UniGR
Published on Thursday, 14 December 2017
Les six universités du réseau 'Université de la Grande Région – UniGR' (Kaiserslautern, Liège, Lorraine, Luxembourg, Sarre et Trèves) lanceront le 1er janvier 2018 un centre de recherche sur ...
Décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017
Lors de sa séance ordinaire du 9 décembre 2017, le Conseil de gouvernance a pris plusieurs décisions importantes pour l’avenir de l’Université du Luxembourg.
The function of many proteins remains uncertain
Carole Linster
Published on Friday, 01 December 2017
The DNA of every organism holds the blueprints for building all the proteins it needs for its metabolic processes. While researchers already know what the blueprints look like for most proteins, they ...
On the influence of the research university in the 20th century
Justin Powell
Published on Tuesday, 28 November 2017
In a new book entitled “The century of science: The global triumph of the research university”, international authors explore global scientific developments through the 20th century, as well as ...
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Prof. Stéphane Pallage appointed as President of the University
Published on Tuesday, 28 November 2017
HRH the Grand Duke appointed Prof. Stéphane Pallage as the new President of the University of Luxembourg on 9 October 2017. Prof. Pallage will start in his new role on 1. January 2018. Acting Rector ...
Intel joins forces with SnT in securing autonomous cars
Intel s’associe avec le SnT pour sécuriser les voitures autonomes
Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017
Intel Corporation has signed a Partnership Framework Agreement, joining forces with the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT). As autonomous ...
Grand Prix 2017 of the Institut Grand-ducal
Tonie Van Dam
Published on Monday, 20 November 2017
The Grand Prix 2017 in Geological Sciences from the Institut Grand-ducal was awarded by an international jury to Tonie Van Dam, Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg and Professor for ...
Vice-President of the University of Luxembourg in charge of research
Published on Wednesday, 15 November 2017
The University opens the position of Vice-President in charge of research. The closing date for applications is 15 December 2017.
Esch-sur-Alzette wins bid to become European Capital of Culture 2022
Esch-sur-Alzette becomes European Capital of Culture 2022
Published on Friday, 10 November 2017
Two years of hard work, creativity and dedication have paid off: The southern town, home of the University's main Belval Campus, will become the centre of gravity for cultural activity in 2022.
BICS Challenge: University launches IT contest for high school pupils
BICS Challenge: IT challenge for high school students
Published on Friday, 10 November 2017
In response to the growing demand for ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) qualified graduates in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, the University is giving high school students the ...
Online tool reduces Erasmus+ bureaucracy
Online tool reduces Erasmus+ bureaucracy
Published on Friday, 27 October 2017
On 26 October 2017, the University of Luxembourg hosted a conference on the digitisation of the Erasmus+ mobility programme. 125 participants from 25 European countries, representing over 100 Higher ...
Research project: Constructing buildings with re-useable components
Constructing buildings with re-useable components
Published on Friday, 27 October 2017
The Institute for Civil Engineering and Environment (INCEEN) at the University of Luxembourg have signed a "memorandum of understanding" with the Suisse Federal Laboratories of Materials Science and ...
How the financial press influences investor behaviour
Roman Kräussl
Published on Tuesday, 24 October 2017
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have found that the financial press can have detrimental or positive effects on the behaviour of investors and their opinion on the economy as a result of ...
10 ans de partenariat en faveur de l’entrepreneuriat
La Chambre de Commerce et l'Université du Luxembourg en partenariat
Published on Friday, 20 October 2017
À l’occasion du 10e  anniversaire du Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, la Chambre de Commerce et l’Université du Luxembourg sont revenus le jeudi 19 octobre 2017 sur les piliers du ...
Research assesses the impact of armed conflict on electoral behaviour
Christophe Lesschaeve, Josip Glaurdić, Michal Mochtak
Published on Thursday, 19 October 2017
Prof. Josip Glaurdić of the University of Luxembourg has been awarded a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for the research project ELWar, a five-year venture assessing the ...
Researcher Addresses Gap in Messaging Privacy
Jiangshan Yu
Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017
Following Edward Snowden’s revelations about government mass surveillance, end-to-end encryption is now widely available through services such as Facebook’s WhatsApp. The technique ensures that ...
A new bus line at go to Belval
Public transport services are growing to improve mobility.
Published on Wednesday, 27 September 2017
Public transport services are growing to improve mobility.
Bacterial communities in the gut an indicator for Parkinson’s disease?
Parkinson’s disease might originate outside the brain.
Published on Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Parkinson’s disease is an insidious disease: by the time it manifests as the typical motor dysfunctions such as tremors or muscle rigidity, portions of the brain have already been irreversibly ...
International conference: gathering Life Cycle experts in Luxembourg
LCM2017 Conference in Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 15 September 2017
The 8th International Conference on Life Cycle Management (LCM) took place from 3 to 6 September 2017 at the European Convention Center in Luxembourg. The three-day conference was organised by the ...
Mathematical processes in the brain influenced by language
Mathematical processes in the brain influenced by language
Published on Thursday, 14 September 2017
People can intuitively recognise small numbers up to four, however when calculating they are dependent on the assistance of language. In this respect, the fascinating research question ensues: how do ...
THE Rankings 2017-2018: Most international university worldwide
Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, 2018 edition
Published on Tuesday, 05 September 2017
In the 2018 edition of the “Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings”, the University of Luxembourg has achieved the rank of 179, which it shares with the University of Twente. ...
New FDEF Dean takes office
Katalin Ligeti
Published on Friday, 01 September 2017
Prof. Katalin Ligeti officially took office as Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) on Friday, 1 September 2017, marking a new chapter in both her career and the history of the ...
New platform makes a wealth of data accessible
ELIXIR-LU, A distributed infrastructure for life science information
Published on Thursday, 31 August 2017
With ELIXIR, the European Life Sciences Infrastructure for Biological Information, fifteen European countries have established a secure hub-and-node infrastructure in which biological data will be ...
Pain, emotions and the placebo effect
Marian van der Meulen, University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 24 August 2017
In a pioneering study, researchers at the University of Luxembourg used fMRI technology to show that a person’s ability to reinterpret negative events and to control feelings influences how ...
Towards global FinTech research
Dirk Zetzsche, professor at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Three law professors from the University of Luxembourg, the University of Hong Kong (China) and UNSW Sydney (Australia) have joined forces to cooperate in researching the law and regulation of ...
L'Université déplore le décès du Professeur Dieter Ferring
Le Prof Dieter Ferring
Published on Tuesday, 08 August 2017
Le Conseil de gouvernance, le Rectorat et la Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences Humaines, des Arts et des Sciences de l’Éducation ont le triste devoir de faire part du décès du Professeur Dieter ...
A solid foundation in research and teaching
2016 Annual Report of the University of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 24 July 2017
In 2016, the University of Luxembourg was able to prove its quality as a research university to a greater extent than ever before.
10 Jahre BSSE: in der Gesellschaft verankert
10 Jahre BSSE: in der Gesellschaft verankert
Published on Friday, 21 July 2017
Eine neue Publikation der Universität Luxemburg „Der Bachelor in Sozial- und Erziehungswissenschaften und seine Praxisfelder“ zeigt faktenreich wie dieses Studienprogamm (BSSE) seit 11 Jahren ...
University enters partnership with Ferrero in Luxembourg
Tonie van Dam & Bruno Conti
Published on Wednesday, 19 July 2017
The University of Luxembourg signed a new partnership agreement with Ferrero Group Headquarters in Luxembourg on 18 July 2017, providing a framework for student stipends, internships, PhD research, ...
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance – Driven by values
Stefan Braum
Published on Thursday, 13 July 2017
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance during the past academic year continued its development in research, teaching, international relations and other outreach ...
Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017 for research on multifunctional materials
Physicist Mads Christof Weber receives the "Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017”
Published on Wednesday, 12 July 2017
The physicist Mads Christof Weber wins the Rolf Tarrach Prize 2017 for his outstanding doctoral thesis in physics and material science.
30 ans d’Erasmus+ : « Il faut se jeter dans la piscine froide »
30ème anniversaire d’Erasmus le jeudi, 6 juillet 2017 à la Rockhal, Esch-sur-Alzette
Published on Wednesday, 12 July 2017
Deux cents personnes se sont réunies le jeudi, 6 juillet 2017 à la Rockhal pour souffler les bougies du 30ème anniversaire d’Erasmus, à l’occasion d’un événement articulé autour du ...
Honda invests in car key security research with SnT
The smart device developed by the SnT
Published on Thursday, 06 July 2017
New key systems allow car owners to enter and start their vehicle without ever touching a key. But the technology is not entirely safe. That is why two ICT experts from the Interdisciplinary Centre ...
Text mining in historical newspapers to develop new research methods
The project Impresso: Media monitoring of the past. Mining 200 years of historical newspapers
Published on Tuesday, 04 July 2017
The aim of the project “Impresso: Media monitoring of the past. Mining 200 years of historical newspapers” is to link digitised corpora of newspapers from Switzerland, Luxembourg, France and ...
Researchers refute textbook knowledge in molecular interactions
Alexandre Tkatchenko
Published on Friday, 30 June 2017
Van der Waals interactions between molecules are among the most important forces in biology, physics, and chemistry, as they determine the properties and physical behavior of many materials.
Modelling the brain with “Lego bricks”
Stéphane Bordas
Published on Thursday, 15 June 2017
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, in cooperation with the University of Strasbourg, have developed a computational method that could be used to guide surgeons during brain surgery.
1,7 million Swiss francs for a new C²DH project
Published on Thursday, 08 June 2017
C²DH receives funding for a project on critical text mining in historical newspapers.
The art market bubble has burst
Roman Kräussl
Published on Tuesday, 06 June 2017
The most comprehensive global art market index, compiled by Prof. Roman Kräussl at the Luxembourg School of Finance at the University of Luxembourg, shows that the price for post-war and ...
Open and transparent access to legal data
Legilux, Journal officiel du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 31 May 2017
The Ministry of State’s Service central de législation (SCL) has partnered up with the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg to develop ...
Bundestagspräsident Norbert Lammert diskutierte mit Studenten
Bundestagspräsident Norbert Lammert diskutierte mit Studenten
Published on Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Welche Zukunft für Europa? Macht eine EU verschiedener Geschwindigkeiten Sinn? Und welche Rolle spielen nationale Parlamente in der EU? Über diese und andere Fragen rund um Europa haben die ...
University and ILNAS invest in Smart ICT
Fostering the collaboration between research and standardization in the field of ICT in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 18 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg Institute of Standardisation, Accreditation, Safety and Quality of Products and Services (ILNAS) strengthen their collaboration in the field of Smart ...
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance elects new Dean
Katalin Ligeti
Published on Friday, 12 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance elected on 26 April a new Dean, Prof. Katalin Ligeti, who will take office with the start of the 2017-2018 academic year ...
Batty Weber's “Abreißkalender” column now available online
battyweber.uni.lu
Published on Thursday, 11 May 2017
Author and publisher Batty Weber (1860-1940) is a major figure in Luxembourg's cultural history. The collected manuscripts of his "Abreißkalender" series are now available for the first time in an ...
Resignation of the Rector of the University of Luxembourg
Maison du Savoir
Published on Tuesday, 02 May 2017
The Rector of the University of Luxembourg Rainer Klump announced his resignation today. Rainer Klump has served as Rector since January 2015.
Luxembourg School of Finance students celebrate graduation
Valedictorian Oscar Samayoa, Banking and Finance, 2016
Published on Thursday, 27 April 2017
A group of 76 students from the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) of the University of Luxembourg celebrated the successful completion of their studies on Wednesday evening, graduating with degrees ...
Research underlines positive impact of press freedom on stock markets
Positive impact of press freedom on stock markets
Published on Thursday, 20 April 2017
In one of the first studies to assess the relationship between a country’s Press Freedom Index and its stock market characteristics, researchers at the University of Luxembourg have highlighted how ...
Brain tissue from a petri dish
Tissu cérébral dans une boîte de Petri
Published on Thursday, 13 April 2017
The most complex organ in humans is the brain. Due to its complexity and, of course, for ethical reasons, it is extremely difficult to do scientific experiments on it – ones that could help us to ...
Taking the next step in 3D body modelling
3D body modelling
Published on Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Scientists at the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) are working on the next breakthrough in 3D scanning technology, and they need ...
Luxembourg researchers decipher how the body controls stem cells
Alexander Skupin
Published on Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Stem cells are unspecialised cells that can develop into any type of cell in the human body. So far, however, scientists only partially understand how the body controls the fate of these ...
Promising cross-border projects for the Greater Region
Interreg logo
Published on Thursday, 09 March 2017
From safer drinking water to human-robot interaction: the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) will provide 1.6 million euros to four innovative research projects in which the Faculty of ...
New Chair in Digital Financial Services to be established
Xavier Bettel & Véronique Hoffeld
Published on Thursday, 09 March 2017
PayPal (Europe), the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the University of Luxembourg have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to create a FNR PEARL Chair in Digital Financial Services ...
Research into Innovative FinTech Applications
Rainer Klump, Kik Schneider & Björn Ottersten
Published on Tuesday, 07 March 2017
The Alphonse Weicker Foundation, powered by BGL BNP Paribas, and the University of Luxembourg’s Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have launched a major long-term ...
Better understanding and predicting snow behaviour
Bernhard Peters
Published on Wednesday, 01 March 2017
Engineers from the University of Luxembourg are working together with scientists from the WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF in Switzerland to better analyse mechanical properties of ...
Third external evaluation of the University of Luxembourg
Third external evaluation
Published on Monday, 27 February 2017
External evaluators have awarded the University of Luxembourg excellent marks for its research and for the institution's development phase. The four-year-cycle procedure stipulated in university ...
Grande conférence : excursion dans les mathématiques de l’incertitude
Giovanni Peccati
Published on Friday, 24 February 2017
Un coup de dés jamais n’abolira le hasard ! Venez découvrir les probabilités autrement avec Giovanni Peccati le mardi, 28 février 2017 à 17h30 sur le Campus de Limpertsberg, auditoire BS 1.03.
Researchers discover stable genetic markers in Ötzi
Stephanie Kreis
Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017
In a recent study, researchers at the University of Luxembourg, the Saarland University, and the EURAC Research center in Bozen managed to isolate and identify stable microRNA biomarkers in the ...
New Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
Published on Thursday, 16 February 2017
Registration is open for the new Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management offered by the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), with ...
Biological experiments become transparent – anywhere, any time
Paul Wilmes
Published on Tuesday, 14 February 2017
Biological experiments are generating increasingly large and complex sets of data. This has made it difficult to reproduce experiments at other research laboratories in order to confirm – or refute ...
Towards equal access to digital coins
Alex Biryukov
Published on Wednesday, 08 February 2017
Scientists at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg have developed an important mathematical algorithm called “Equihash”. Equihash ...
Lifelong learning: new inclusive finance programme
Dirk Zetzsche
Published on Friday, 27 January 2017
The University of Luxembourg and Appui au Développement Autonome (ADA), in cooperation with the European Investment Bank (EIB), in January launched a new lifelong learning programme, the Certificate ...
Fondation Cancer supports research on breast cancer
Elisabeth Schaffner-Reckinger
Published on Monday, 23 January 2017
On 18 January 2017, Dr Elisabeth Schaffner-Reckinger, Research scientist at the University of Luxembourg, received a cheque of €250 000 from the Fondation Cancer. This grant will finance a research ...
New: Erasmus+ master degree loans for international students
European Investment Fund
Published on Friday, 20 January 2017
The European Investment Fund (EIF) is working with the University of Luxembourg to launch a new pilot scheme, allowing students to defer tuition fees and student accommodation rent payments for two ...
Researchers find a potential target for anti-Alzheimer treatments
Enrico Glaab
Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have identified a gene that may provide a new starting point for developing treatments for ...
Computational Sciences conclude a flourishing year
Stephane
Published on Wednesday, 11 January 2017
The year 2016 was marked by many activities in computational sciences at the University of Luxembourg such as the organisation of 14 computational seminars and the publication of 96 research papers. ...
Benny Mantin appointed Director of the LCL
Benny Mantin
Published on Tuesday, 10 January 2017
Prof. Benny Mantin has been appointed Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), founded in December 2015 to establish Luxembourg as a world-class research and ...
Laura Zaccaria Testimonial, student of the Trinational Master
Published on Monday, 09 January 2017
Interview with Laura Zaccaria, student of the Trinational Master in Literary, Cultural and Language History of German-Speaking Regions at the universities of Luxembourg, Saarland and Lorraine
Luxembourg and Laos sign agreement for university cooperation
Published on Wednesday, 21 December 2016
On 21 December 2016, the Luxembourgish Minister for Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Affairs, Romain Schneider, and the Rector of the University of Luxembourg, Prof. Rainer Klump, signed a ...
Appel à volontaires pour le projet de recherche « TransCare »
Appel à volontaires
Published on Wednesday, 14 December 2016
Le projet de recherche « TransCare » mené à l'Université du Luxembourg étudie la transition vers la vie adulte des jeunes placés en institution ou en famille d’accueil au Luxembourg. Le but ...
LUCET and SCRIPT publish the national PISA report for Luxembourg
PISA 2015
Published on Tuesday, 13 December 2016
After two complete evaluation cycles and 15 years of the international student assessment study PISA, the University’s Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing and the Service de Coordination de ...
Foreign Researcher’s Guide to Luxembourg has been updated
Foreign Researcher’s Guide to Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 09 December 2016
The 2016 edition of the Foreign Researcher’s Guide to Luxembourg is now available. The guide is a useful and informative tool which helps international researchers and their families from all over ...
New method to assess the perception of respiratory signals
Interoception
Published on Wednesday, 07 December 2016
The brain and the body continuously exchange information. This brain-body communication is crucial for mental and physical health. Its disruption, however, contributes to chronic stress, and physical ...
Digital microbes for munching yourself healthy
Ines Thiele
Published on Wednesday, 30 November 2016
Hundreds of different bacterial species live in the human gut, helping us to digest our food. The metabolic processes of these bacteria are not only tremendously important to our health—they are ...
THE Ranking: computer science reaches 58th place worldwide
Binary coding
Published on Monday, 21 November 2016
The University of Luxembourg belongs to the circle of the world’s 200 best universities: this year, it ranked 178th, from 193th last year, in the prestigious “Times Higher Education (THE) World ...
Two new projects on the Early Cold War period of European Integration
Principal Investigator Spero Paravantis
Published on Thursday, 17 November 2016
Two new research projects started at the University of Luxembourg that focus on the early history of European integration in the context of the Cold War. Both are led by Dr Spero Paravantis, Senior ...
Delegation to Singapore strengthens research collaboration
Research collaboration visit in Singapore
Published on Wednesday, 16 November 2016
On 15 November 2016, Rainer Klump, President of the University of Luxembourg, took part in the signature event of a research agreement between Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) and the National ...
Study on Synesthesia: Looking for participants
Study on Synesthesia
Published on Friday, 11 November 2016
For a study on Synesthesia carried out by PhD student Charlotte Sosson at the University of Luxembourg (Belval Campus), researchers are looking for participants.
Famous Robot Pepper joins the University of Luxembourg
Robot Pepper
Published on Friday, 28 October 2016
Following the success of CoRobots during the exhibition Eppur si Muove which took place at the Mudam from July 2015 to January 2016, a new research project has recently started with the Luxembourg ...
Confucius Institute to be established at the University in 2017
Confucius Institute logo
Published on Wednesday, 26 October 2016
On 26 October, Professor Rainer Klump, President of the University of Luxembourg, signed an agreement with the Confucius Institute Headquarters in China and Fudan University for the establishment of ...
Mobile app project to explore multilingualism in public space
Christoph Purschke - Lingscape project
Published on Friday, 21 October 2016
Language is an essential part of our everyday life. No matter where we are or where we are going, we are always surrounded by written signs, which help us to orient ourselves, inform us or even ...
New chair in Capital Markets and Post Trade
Prof. Rainer Klump, Yves Mersch, Jeffrey Tessler
Published on Monday, 17 October 2016
The University of Luxembourg has established the new funded Chair in Capital Markets and Post Trade at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance in cooperation with seven partners from the financial ...
Sick or healthy? Bacterial metabolism tells us which – and why
Patient measuring his blood sugar.
Published on Tuesday, 11 October 2016
The human gut is a complex ecosystem: Countless bacteria colonise it and help us to digest our food. Scientists from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of ...
Une nouvelle secrétaire générale pour l’UniGR
Logo de l'Université de la Grande Région (UniGR)
Published on Thursday, 06 October 2016
L’Université de la Grande Région (UniGR), constituée association de droit luxembourgeois (a.s.b.l.) fin 2015, continue son extension avec la prise de poste d’une nouvelle secrétaire ...
How 3D printing can help the circular economy
Let’s give plastic a second life!
Published on Friday, 30 September 2016
The "up-cycling Additive Manufacturing” (upAM) project, led by the University of Luxembourg in partnership with FabLab and Luxinnovation’s EcoInnovation Cluster, was officially launched during ...
The quest for cell fate determinants
Antonio del Sol
Published on Friday, 30 September 2016
Stem cells generate different types of cell—that much is known. But what factors decide which way a stem cell will differentiate? This is one of the key questions that researchers led by Professor ...
Inaugural lecture: Digital Inclusive Finance – A Legal Perspective
Dirk Andreas Zetzsche
Published on Monday, 19 September 2016
Prof. Dirk Zetzsche of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance will hold his inaugural lecture on the topic of "Digital Inclusive Finance - A Legal Perspective" on 28 September 2016 at 18.00 at the ...
On your marks! Get set! Go!
Welcome Days 2016
Published on Friday, 09 September 2016
Launch yourself into the new academic year! A series of fun events and surprises await students of the University of Luxembourg on Belval Campus between 15 and 20 September.
Uni.lu hit the streets for the 10th edition of Escher Kulturlaf
The finish line
Published on Tuesday, 06 September 2016
Last Saturday, 3 September 2016, the University of Luxembourg took to the streets in the annual Escher Kulturlaf.
Engineering: Agreement for teaching collaboration with Paul Wurth
From left: Hans-Jürgen Lessmann, Senior Vice president Global HR, and Paul Heuschling, Dean of the Faculty
Published on Friday, 02 September 2016
The University of Luxembourg and Paul Wurth signed an agreement for teaching collaboration. Under that framework, highly qualified engineers and researchers from the Luxembourg-based company Paul ...
Last Chance to enroll for Extraordinary Seminar
European Court of Justice (ECJ), © G. Fessy, CJUE
Published on Thursday, 25 August 2016
This event about personal data within the financial, insurance and medical sectors, organised by the “Union Internationale des Avocats” (UIA), will take place on the 30 September and the 1st ...
Semestre d’hiver 2016/2017 : dernière chance pour s’inscrire
Inscriptions à l’Université du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Les étudiants qui ont omis de s’inscire à l’Université du Luxembourg après leur examen de fin d’études secondaires ont encore une dernière chance : les inscriptions pour le semestre ...
100 years of Engineering Education in Luxembourg
100 years of Engineering Education
Published on Thursday, 04 August 2016
This year marks a centenary: 100 years of engineering education in Luxembourg! Luxembourg's first "Cours technique du supérieur" was held in September 1916, and marks the launch of higher education ...
Luxembourg becomes European data hub in biomedicine
ELIXIR Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 28 July 2016
Sciences such as biology and biomedicine are generating gigantic amounts of research data from the analysis of genomes and gene products. Often, however, these data are only kept in one place, making ...
Board of Governors: Yves Elsen replaces Marc Jaeger as Chairman
Yves Elsen
Published on Friday, 22 July 2016
The Government has decided to nominate Mr Yves Elsen as the third Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Luxembourg. He will complete the mandate of Mr Marc Jaeger who has asked the ...
Declaration by European universities relating to Turkish Deans
European University Association (EUA)
Published on Thursday, 21 July 2016
The University of Luxembourg shares the concerns expressed by the European University Association (EUA) regarding the current situation of universities in Turkey:
Social robots – programmable by everyone
LuxAI's robot
Published on Wednesday, 20 July 2016
The startup LuxAI was created following a research project at the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg, funded by the Luxembourg National ...
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance – growth and renewal
Stefan Braum
Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2016
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance during the past academic year increasingly emphasised innovation and renewal, in order to lay the foundations for sustainable ...
10 years of social sciences research at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Tuesday, 12 July 2016
Happy Birthday INSIDE!
Video: Alumni Community with Auguste Mutombo
Auguste Mutombo
Published on Friday, 01 July 2016
Who is better placed to talk about study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have invited us into their offices to reflect ...
First summer school in Architecture organised by the University
Schengen Summer School: Architecture and Migration
Published on Thursday, 30 June 2016
The University of Luxembourg is organising for the first time a summer school in architecture. The Schengen Summer School: Architecture & Migration which will take place from the 1 to 10 September ...
Generating unclonable patterns to fight counterfeiting
Jan Lagerwall
Published on Wednesday, 29 June 2016
In a multinational collaboration, researchers from the Universities of Luxembourg, Ljubljana and Vienna have developed a new method to produce unique reflecting patterns that can be applied on ...
"Ordre de Mérite" for Prof. Rudi Balling
Rudi Balling
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
Prof. Rudi Balling, director of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB), was bestowed the Order of Merit by Grand Duke Henri for his contribution to research.
Publication in the internationally renowned journal "Pain"
Study provides fresh insights into how to deal with chronic pain
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
Around one fifth of all adults in Europe (75 million people) suffer from chronic pain. The associated physical and mental problems make the daily lives of many patients extremely difficult. In a ...
Art for a good cause
Art2Cure 2016
Published on Monday, 27 June 2016
Paintings, sculptures, photographs, drawings and prints by 28 Luxembourgish and international artists have been on display at “Galerie l’Indépendance” at the Banque Internationale à ...
International Awards Ceremony on Limpertsberg Campus
International Awards Ceremony 2016
Published on Thursday, 16 June 2016
On 15th June, the University of Luxembourg and its International Relations Office invited to the annual International Awards Ceremony on Limpertsberg Campus. The event was held to honour students ...
Returns in fine art have been overestimated
Roman Kräussl
Published on Wednesday, 15 June 2016
Investors should buy paintings if they like looking at them, but not to make money, according to new research from the Luxembourg School of Finance of the University of Luxembourg, which found that ...
Research into building walls based on the "Lego principle" wins prize
From left to right: Professor Danièle Waldmann-Diederich, Shahriar Agaajani and Eric Klückers
Published on Friday, 03 June 2016
Scientists at the University of Luxembourg have developed new masonry elements for the construction of mortarless walls. The building elements are simply slotted into one another in an interlocking ...
University launches Luxembourg Centre for School Development
From left: Dean Georg Mein and the Minister of Education Claude Meisch
Published on Friday, 03 June 2016
On 2 June 2016, the Minister of Education Claude Meisch, University President Rainer Klump and the Dean of the “Faculté des Lettres, des Sciences humaines, des Arts et des Sciences et de ...
Nomination du directeur de l’Institut d’histoire du temps présent
Andreas Fickers
Published on Wednesday, 01 June 2016
Lors de sa récente séance, le conseil de gouvernance de l’Université du Luxembourg a approuvé la proposition de nomination du professeur Andreas Fickers en tant que directeur du nouveau centre ...
University of Luxembourg and Charles University renew historical ties
Prof. Dr. Rainer Klump and Prof. Tomáš Zima
Published on Tuesday, 31 May 2016
During a visit of Prof. Tomáš Zima, Rector of Charles University in Prague to the University of Luxembourg on 31st May, both institutions have reaffirmed their willingness to cooperate by signing a ...
Celebrate International Clinical Trials' Day with free movie and more
Awakenings
Published on Tuesday, 24 May 2016
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, together with the Luxembourg Institute of Health, its Clinical and Epidemiological Investigation Center (CIEC) ...
Conférence : Pratique du dessin en sciences
Les « Jeudis des Sciences »
Published on Monday, 23 May 2016
L’adage « Un bon dessin vaut mieux qu’un long discours » a tout son sens dans la pratique scientifique. C'est le sujet abordé par Jean Richelle, de l'Université Libre de Bruxelles, dans le ...
BAP – Expra-Kongress: Gastvortrag von Dr. Christian Happ
Published on Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Der Studiengang Bachelor académique en Psychologie lädt am Donnerstag, den 26. Mai um 13.15 Uhr zum Expra-Kongress ein. Neben der Präsentation studentischer Forschungsarbeiten wird der ...
University law clinic offers free assistance
Consumer Law Clinic (“Clinique du droit”)
Published on Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Law students at the University of Luxembourg offer free assistance to members of the public on consumer rights disputes as part of their Master studies. Members of the public can submit their case ...
Research in 5-minute bites: Lëtzebuerg erfuerschen
« Lëtzebuerg erfuerschen »
Published on Friday, 13 May 2016
Society in the Grand Duchy as an object of study: That is the mission accepted by some University of Luxembourg scientists who are studying cultural, political, social and spatial developments in the ...
News from the dark universe – The discovery of gravitational waves
Hartmut Grote speaking at the next "Jeudi des Sciences"
Published on Monday, 09 May 2016
The next "Jeudi des Sciences" organised by the University of Luxembourg will take place on 12 May 2016 and will focus on the discovery of gravitational waves. Dr Hartmut Grote from the Albert ...
Social engineering: password in exchange for chocolate
André Melzer
Published on Wednesday, 04 May 2016
It requires a lot of effort and expense for computer hackers to program a Trojan virus and infiltrate individual or company computers. They are therefore increasingly relying on psychological ...
bIoTope increases data security in the "Internet of Things"
Data security in the "Internet of Things"
Published on Thursday, 28 April 2016
Enormous volumes of data are being collected in the Internet of Things (IoT). Presently, these data still flow largely unprotected between the various nodes of the Internet, and even between service ...
Réunion d’info sur la Formation Continue en Aménagement du Territoire
Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Forte du succès des années antérieures, la « Formation continue en aménagement du territoire » proposée par l’Université du Luxembourg entame sa dixième année d’existence. Les ...
Changes to LSF leadership and orientation
Published on Tuesday, 26 April 2016
The Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance on Friday, 22 April, elected Prof. Jang Schiltz as its new head, with new course ...
Biomonitoring et expositions aux contaminants
Les Jeudis des Sciences
Published on Friday, 22 April 2016
La prochaine conférence organisée dans le cadre des « Jeudis des Sciences » de l'Université du Luxembourg aura lieu le 28 avril 2016 sur la thématique du Biomonitoring et des expositions aux ...
Luxembourg School of Finance students celebrate graduation
New graduates
Published on Friday, 22 April 2016
A group of 63 students from the University’s Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) celebrated their graduation on Thursday evening, entering the job market with degrees in Wealth Management, and ...
Study on media pluralism in Luxembourg
Raphaël Kies
Published on Thursday, 21 April 2016
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg conducted a study on the media landscape in Luxembourg aiming to identify potential risks for media pluralism. The authors found that the country faces ...
Vëlos-Tour SUD 2016: register by 29 April
Vëlos-Tour SUD 2016: register by 29 April
Published on Tuesday, 19 April 2016
Would you like to participate in a nice outdoor afternoon event where employees and students of the University of Luxembourg, as well citizens, can discover the south of Luxembourg by bike? Join us ...
Institute of Contemporary History taking shape in Luxembourg
Institute of Contemporary History taking shape in Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 18 April 2016
The Institute of Contemporary History at the University of Luxembourg is in the process of being set up. After posting a job ad for the role of director, the University has now also published the ...
Flüchtlingsfrage: Vorträge der Universität der Großregion (UniGR)
Published on Friday, 15 April 2016
In einer grenzüberschreitenden Vortragsreihe  beleuchten  Forscher die aktuelle Flüchtlingsfrage und Migrationspolitik. Auftakt macht ein Vortrag am 19. April um 16.30 Uhr auf Campus Belval. 
Inauguration of the Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs
Herwig Hofmann during his speech and René Leboutte, in the background
Published on Wednesday, 13 April 2016
On Monday, 11 April 2016, the University of Luxembourg inaugurated the Robert Schuman Institute of European Affairs, after securing funding from the European Commission for the institute as a Jean ...
Mathias Enard und Navid Kermani im Gespräch mit Guy Helminger
Published on Thursday, 07 April 2016
Die Key research area Multilingualism and Intercultural Studies lädt am 12. Mai um 19 Uhr zu einer literarischen Diskussionsrunde mit Navid Kermani und Mathias Énard in die Abtei Neumünster ein. 
University of Luxembourg highly ranked in U-Multirank
Published on Tuesday, 05 April 2016
The University of Luxembourg has for the second time in a row scored the highest possible result in terms of international orientation in the U-Multirank ranking 2016. International orientation ...
Vortrag: Datensicherheit bei mHealth-Apps
Jeudis des Sciences
Published on Tuesday, 05 April 2016
Gesundheits-Apps auf Smartphones erfreuen sich wachsender Beliebtheit. Was das für den Schutz persönlicher Daten bedeutet, diskutiert Konstantin Knorr von der Hochschule Trier in seinem Vortrag im ...
Video: Alumni Community with Jacques Thill
Jacques Thill
Published on Friday, 01 April 2016
Who is better placed to talk about study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have invited us into their offices to reflect ...
Overcoming bias in decision making
Overcoming bias in decision making
Published on Thursday, 31 March 2016
Even experienced teachers may be involuntarily affected by psychological bias related to pupils’ ethnicity. This could affect key decisions related to a child’s educational career. University of ...
The University of Luxembourg mourns the loss of André Losch
André Losch
Published on Wednesday, 30 March 2016
André Losch, an important Luxembourg figure in business and philanthropy and an avid supporter and friend of the University of Luxembourg died  Thursday morning, 24 March, at the age of 81.
LCSB researchers refute textbook knowledge
Structure of the HIF1A protein. Based on PyMOL rendering of PDB 1h2k. © Emw - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8814820
Published on Thursday, 24 March 2016
What happens when macrophage immune cells are activated in the course of an inflammation to combat pathogens such as bacteria or viruses? Researchers of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine ...
Nouvelle publication : Luxemburger Familiennamenbuch
Première de couverture de « Luxemburger Familiennamenbuch »
Published on Monday, 21 March 2016
Quel est l’origine des noms de famille luxembourgeois ? Comment se sont-ils constitués ? Telles sont les questions abordées dans une nouvelle publication intitulées « Luxemburger Familiennamenbuch ».
Vortrag: Roboter zur flexiblen Fertigung kleiner Stückzahlen
Peter Plapper
Published on Friday, 18 March 2016
Im Rahmen der „Jeudis des sciences“ stellt Prof. Dr. Peter Plapper am 24. März auf Campus Kirchberg die Herausforderungen einer flexiblen automatisierte Fertigung mit Robotern vor.
Nouveau master en enseignement secondaire : apprendre à enseigner
Claude Meisch, ministre de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse, et le Prof. Rainer Klump, recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Le 15 mars 2016, le ministre de l’Éducation nationale, de l’Enfance et de la Jeunesse, Claude Meisch, et le recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg, le Prof. Rainer Klump, ont signé une ...
Making Waves: University of Luxembourg researcher publishes in Science
Treating van der Waals interactions as coupling between waves is a paradigm shift for chemistry and materials science © University of Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 14 March 2016
Alexandre Tkatchenko, Professor of Condensed Matter Physics at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication, publishes a research article in Science, one of the most important ...
Vortrag: der Aachener Dom aus Sicht des Bauingenieurs
Les Jeudis des Sciences
Published on Wednesday, 09 March 2016
Die Erhaltung und Sanierung des Doms zu Aachen sowie die Bauforschung stehen im Mittelpunkt eines öffentlichen Vortrags von Helmut Maintz von der Dombauhütte Aachen am Donnerstag, den 10. März ...
Studienteilnehmer gesucht: Wie entstehen körperliche Beschwerden?
Studienteilnehmer GESUCHT: Wie entstehen körperliche Beschwerden?
Published on Monday, 07 March 2016
Fühlen Sie sich manchmal angespannt? Gestresst? Leiden Sie unter Kopf- oder Rückenschmerzen? Bei manchen Menschen werden diese Beschwerden so belastend, dass sie einen Arzt aufsuchen oder ...
New approaches for Parkinson's treatment?
Loss of the DJ1 gene in nerve cells (in green) impairs the transport of mitochondria (in red) and important metabolic pathways of the cellular respiration.
Published on Wednesday, 02 March 2016
Researchers at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg and partners in Constance, Munich and Bochum are studying the causes of premature ageing of neurons ...
Video: Alumni Community with Saurabh Gairola
Saurabh Gairola
Published on Thursday, 25 February 2016
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
Study: Improving the coordination of support measures for refugees
Birte Nienaber
Published on Tuesday, 23 February 2016
During the ongoing refugee crisis, the number of asylum applications in Luxembourg has more than doubled within one year. Therefore, it is all the more important that refugees are integrated quickly. ...
Jeudis des sciences: Wissenschaft hautnah erleben
Scienteens Lab – De Labo fir Jonker logo
Published on Monday, 22 February 2016
Kennt Ihr schon das Scienteens Lab? Wusstet Ihr, dass es Schülern und Lehrern regelmäßig einen Einblick hinter seine Kulissen gewährt? Erfahrt mehr über diese Initiative (koordiniert von Dr. ...
Le chœur de l’Université interprète le Stabat Mater
« Stabat Mater »
Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Les 27 et 28 février 2016, la Chorale de l’Université du Luxembourg présente, à l’occasion du temps de la passion, la composition de Philippe Partridge : une variation contemporaine du ...
Parkinson's disease: a study centre is now on wheels
NCER-PD Flying Team
Published on Monday, 15 February 2016
Thanks to a generous donation from the André et Henriette Losch Foundation, in future it will be easier for Parkinson's patients to participate in the Luxembourg Parkinson's study. Today, André ...
From a line in the plane to the Grothendieck-Teichmueller group
Sergei Merkulov
Published on Monday, 15 February 2016
In his inaugural lecture, Professor Sergei Merkulov will start with a very naive picture of a straight line drawn in a plane, and show how an attempt to deform that naive picture leads us towards ...
Reducing the Impact of Floods by Advanced Simulation Technology
DebrisFlow project
Published on Tuesday, 09 February 2016
Seasonal or catastrophic flooding can cause severe damage to public infrastructure. Flood waters often carry dangerous cargo, such as trees, rocks or cars, that pose a danger to bridges or flood ...
Gesunde Probanden gesucht!
Gesunde Probanden gesucht!
Published on Wednesday, 27 January 2016
EpiPath ist eine klinische Studie über die gesundheitlichen Folgen einer Trennungserfahrung in der Kindheit. Gesucht werden junge Probanden im Alter von 18-35 Jahren. EpiPath ist eine klinische ...
Signature d’un accord de coopération avec l’Université de Kyoto
Professeur Frank Leprévost, Béatrice Kirsch, Pierre Gramegna et Juichi Yamagiwa
Published on Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Un premier accord de coopération a été signé ce 23 janvier 2016 entre l’Université du Luxembourg et l’Université de Kyoto. Cet accord vient avant tout formaliser les relations déjà ...
International accreditation for Master programmes
FIBAA logo
Published on Tuesday, 26 January 2016
Five Master programmes at the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance have been accredited by the Foundation for International Business Administration Accreditation ...
Uni@Lycées: Lehrerseminar zur Verfassungsreform
Luc Heuschling
Published on Monday, 25 January 2016
Im Rahmen von Uni@Lycées wird der Verfassungsrechtler Luc Heuschling ein Seminar zur anstehenden Verfassungsreform für Lehrer des Sekundarunterrichts halten. Dabei wird es zu einer kritischen ...
SciTeach Center : sciences naturelles & enseignement fondamental
Georg Mein
Published on Thursday, 21 January 2016
Le jeudi 21 janvier, des partenaires issus des domaines de l’éducation, de la recherche et de l’enseignement supérieur ont signé un contrat de coopération (SciTeach Center) ayant pour but de ...
Horizon 2020: the SnT more successful than ever
Björn Ottersten
Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016
Nine approved projects and a total funding sum of four million euros – that is the bottom line for the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of ...
Mesoscopic Systems : A useful bridge between classical and quantum physics
Thomas Schmidt
Published on Wednesday, 20 January 2016
In his inaugural lecture, Professor Thomas Schmidt will give an introduction to mesoscopic systems and describe recent theoretical and experimental advances in this field. The event will occur on ...
University ranks second most international university in the world
Times Higher Education (THE) - Most international universities in the world
Published on Thursday, 14 January 2016
On 14 January, 2016, the magazine Times Higher Education (THE) published its top 200 list of the most international universities, based on the THE world university ranking published in September ...
Der (kleine) Unterschied – Genderaspekte im Arbeitsleben
Thomas Rigotti
Published on Wednesday, 13 January 2016
Männern und Frauen werden unterschiedliche Rollen und Eigenschaften zugeschrieben. In seinem Vortrag am 21. Januar 2016 greift Prof. Dr. Thomas Rigotti eine Reihe von Fragen zur Rolle von Frauen und ...
Is there a bubble in the art market?
Roman Kräussl
Published on Wednesday, 06 January 2016
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg are warning of an overheating art market, one of the fastest-growing investment sectors of the past decade, after applying a new bubble detection method ...
Inaugural Lecture: The Concept of Income in EU Tax Law
Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Werner Haslehner
Published on Tuesday, 05 January 2016
Prof. Dr. Werner Haslehner, who joined the University of Luxembourg in 2013, is Professor in European and International Tax Law and holder of the ATOZ Chair for European and International ...
Rare diseases: De novo mutation leading to Fanconi Anemia identified
De novo mutation leading to Fanconi Anemia identified
Published on Tuesday, 22 December 2015
An international team of researchers has established the cause of rare syndrome consistent with Fanconi Anemia: a de novo mutation in a so called RAD51 gene, which is responsible for repairing ...
Alumni Community - Jean-Marc Wagner [Video]
Jean-Marc Wagner
Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2015
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
Luxembourg State & seven investors create a seed fund for ICT start-ups
ICT Seed Fund is created in the framework of Digital Lëtzebuerg
Published on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
In order to provide a suitable framework for creating and developing new innovative businesses, the Ministry of the Economy has decided, as part of “Digital Lëtzebuerg”, to set up an ecosystem ...
Gastvortrag und Präsentation studentischer Forschungsarbeiten
The Hot Topic Mod - Sex(ism) and violence in video games
Published on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
Am 16. Dezember 2015 organisiert die Fakultät für Sprachwissenschaften und Literatur, Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst und Erziehungswissenschaften der Universität Luxemburg ihren nächsten ...
Conférence : Que nous apporte la génétique actuellement ?
Virginie Orgogozo
Published on Friday, 11 December 2015
La scientifique Virginie Orgogozo présentera le 16 décembre 2015 sur le Campus de Limpertsberg ses travaux et ceux de son équipe qui portent sur l’évolution des êtres vivants lors de sa ...
Ist der Islam seiner Natur nach gewalttätig?
Ist der Islam seiner Natur nach gewalttätig?
Published on Thursday, 10 December 2015
Die Fakultät für Sprachwissenschaften und Literatur, Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst und Erziehungswissenschaften der Universität Luxemburg lädt am Dienstag, den 15. Dezember um 19.00 Uhr zu einem ...
University signs logistics centre agreement with prestigious MIT
Marc Hansen, Prof. Yossi Sheffi and Prof. Rainer Klump
Published on Monday, 07 December 2015
The University of Luxembourg signed on 7 December 2015 a cooperation agreement with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for the creation of the “Luxembourg Centre for Logistics”.
Konferenz: Können Telefonnummern jongliert werden?
Jeudi des Sciences
Published on Monday, 07 December 2015
Im letzten „Jeudis des Sciences“ dieses Jahres entführt uns Klaus Schindler mit seinem Vortrag „Können Telefonnummern jongliert werden? Die Mathematik der Jonglage“ in die Welt der ...
Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Jan Lagerwall
Jan Lagerwall
Published on Friday, 04 December 2015
Jan Lagerwall is a physicist with research interests in liquid crystals, self-assembly, electrospinning, wearable technology and soft robotics, among other. His inaugural lecture entitled "Contrasts ...
Conférence de Leymah Gbowee, lauréate du prix Nobel de la paix 2011
Leymah Gbowee
Published on Thursday, 03 December 2015
La Direction de la coopération au développement et de l’action humanitaire du Luxembourg, la Commission européenne, le Programme des Nations Unis pour le Développement (PNUD) et l’Université ...
LCSB coordinates European project on Parkinson’s disease research
Prof. Jens Schwamborn, Prof. Rudi Balling and Dr Ronan Fleming
Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg is coordinating a European Union project for research into new active compounds against Parkinson’s disease ...
Conférence : Histoire & collections du « Louvre des techniques »
Fac-similé du pendule de Léon Foucault, 2015
Published on Wednesday, 02 December 2015
Connaissez-vous le Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers de Paris et sa fantastique collection d'instruments anciens ? Venez les découvrir et les redécouvrir lors de la conférence ...
Konferenz: Schreiben lernen in der Fremdsprache
Konferenz: Schreiben lernen in der Fremdsprache
Published on Tuesday, 01 December 2015
Im Rahmen der Reihe „Research for Lunch” der Universität Luxemburg, in der Experten aus Psychologie, Soziologie, Geschichte, Politikwissenschaften sowie den Erziehungswissenschaften die ...
Introducing Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker
Jean-Marc Schlenker
Published on Monday, 30 November 2015
Prof. Dr. Jean-Marc Schlenker from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication will give his inaugural lecture on 2 December 2015 at 18.00 on Kirchberg Campus, where he will be talking about ...
Une salle baptisée en l'honneur de Germain Dondelinger
Une salle baptisée en l'honneur de Germain Dondelinger
Published on Monday, 30 November 2015
C'est le 30 novembre 2015 que l’association des « Amis de l’Université du Luxembourg » et le Conseil de Gouvernance de l’Université du Luxembourg ont honoré l’ancien commissaire du ...
Baroque music concerts in Esch-sur-Alzette and Luxembourg
Baroque music concerts in Esch-sur-Alzette and Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 27 November 2015
The Choir of the University of Luxembourg will be presenting two classical masterpieces of European baroque music during the “Gloria – A festive winter concert” in Esch-sur-Alzette and ...
Dr Elisabeth Letellier received the Legs Kanning 2015 Award
Elisabeth Letellier receiving the "Prix Legs Kanning"
Published on Thursday, 26 November 2015
At the 13th Legs Kanning conference organised by the Action LIONS Vaincre le Cancer and the Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL), Dr Elisabeth Letellier, a researcher within the Life Sciences ...
Researchers find potential key to making town living more attractive
Espaces urbains et espaces verts
Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2015
Compact towns with high population density can have social, environmental, and economic benefits. The supply of high-density urban housing has increased, but people continue to choose to live in ...
Groupement « Université de la Grande Région » devient l’UniGR a.s.b.l.
UniGR
Published on Wednesday, 25 November 2015
C’est ce 24 novembre 2015, à Luxembourg, que les présidents et recteurs des six universités de la Grande Région ont officiellement signé les statuts et ainsi transformé le groupement ...
University to create logistics research centre with MIT
University to create logistics centre in cooperation with MIT
Published on Monday, 23 November 2015
The University of Luxembourg is set to create a centre for research, teaching and knowledge transfer in logistics to support Luxembourg’s development as a transport and logistics hub in Europe.
„Les jeudis des sciences“: Ist der Mensch wirklich was er isst?
Ist der Mensch wirklich was er isst?
Published on Friday, 20 November 2015
Nahrung ist ein „life-style“-Faktor. Aber was ist auch gut für unser Wohlergeben? Darüber spricht Ernährungswissenschaftler Dr. Torsten Bohn am Donnerstag, den 26. November auf Campus Kirchberg.
Moot court partnership with Clifford Chance renewed
Steve Jacoby and Stefan Braum
Published on Thursday, 19 November 2015
University of Luxembourg law students enrolled at Master level will continue to be able to benefit from valuable practical experience and expertise thanks to the renewal of a moot court partnership ...
Professor Susanne Siebentritt received the Paul Wurth 2015 Award
Susanne Siebentritt - Paul Wurth Award
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015
In the frame of the academic session organised by the Institut Grand-ducal on 14 November 2015 at the Chamber of Trade, Professor Susanne Siebentritt received the award "Grand Prix en Sciences ...
Alumni Community - Daniel Kaiser
Alumni Community - Daniel Kaiser
Published on Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
Konferenz: Geschlechterbilder in den Medien und ihre Wirkung
Superheld trifft Traumfrau: Geschlechterbilder in den Medien und ihre Wirkung
Published on Tuesday, 17 November 2015
Im Rahmen der Reihe „Research for Lunch” der Universität Luxemburg, in der Experten aus Psychologie, Soziologie, Geschichte, Politikwissenschaften sowie den Erziehungswissenschaften die ...
6e Assises de l'historiographie luxembourgeoise
6e Assises de l'historiographie luxembourgeoise
Published on Monday, 16 November 2015
Organisées chaque année par l’Institut d’histoire de l’Université du Luxembourg, les Assises de l’historiographie luxembourgeoise se dérouleront cette année du 19 au 21 novembre 2015.
Conférence : Procédés éco-efficients et énergies renouvelables
Hélène Olivier-Bourbigou
Published on Friday, 13 November 2015
Avec une population mondiale en croissance, la demande mondiale d’énergie à l’horizon 2030 devrait croître de 44 % par rapport à 2009 et les émissions de CO2 devraient augmenter de 41 %. ...
„Jeudis des sciences“: Vortrag über Energieeffizienz am Bau
Thermohouse
Published on Tuesday, 10 November 2015
Unter dem Titel „Was Sie schon immer über Energieeffizienz am Bau wissen wollten“, hat die Universität Luxemburg im Rahmen ihrer Serie „Les Jeudis des sciences“ kurzfristig einen ...
Computational models to sort out the chaos
Chromsomes
Published on Tuesday, 03 November 2015
Scientists of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have developed a method for analysing the genome of cancer cells more precisely than ever before.
University of Luxembourg hosts ASEF Young Leaders Summit 2015
Published on Thursday, 29 October 2015
To contribute a youth perspective to the upcoming 12th ASEM Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (ASEM FMM12) on 5-6 November 2015 in Luxembourg, the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) will organise the ASEF ...
European comparison of absolute gravimeters
Published on Wednesday, 28 October 2015
For the first time, the European comparison of absolute gravimeters is taking place in the Halle d'essais on Belval Campus during two weeks, from 3 to 12 November 2015. More than 40 scientists from ...
POST Luxembourg takes a share in an LCSB spin-off
Information Technology for Translational Medicine (ITTM S.A.)
Published on Thursday, 22 October 2015
POST Luxembourg has taken a share in a company recently founded by scientists of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg.
Migration policy in the European Union
© Guardia Civil - An 8-year-old boy, smuggled into Spain in a suitcase in May 2015
Published on Monday, 19 October 2015
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is hosting a conference exploring the current state and future challenges for migration policy in the European Union on 22 and ...
New ATOZ Chair for European and International Taxation appointed
Werner Haslehner
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
The University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance has appointed Prof. Werner Haslehner as new ATOZ Chair for European and International Taxation.
Université & City Marketing - les enjeux locaux & nationaux
Les Bistrots du Jeudi
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
Dans le cadre des « Bistrots du Jeudi », une table ronde intitulée « Université & City Marketing – les enjeux locaux & nationaux » organisée en partenariat avec l'Université du Luxembourg ...
Come and see the 2015 Science Slam representation!
Science Slam
Published on Thursday, 15 October 2015
LuxDoc a.s.b.l. is organising for the fourth time the LuxDoc Science Slam on Thursday 15 October 2015 at 7 pm at the Casino – Forum d’Art Contemporain in Luxembourg City. Science what? Science ...
“Science in the making, art in the making” at MUDAM
Paul Granjon, Guido le robot guide, 2015 © Photo: Rémi Villaggi. - See more at: http://www.mudam.lu/en/expositions/details/exposition/fabrique-des-sciences-fabrique-des-arts-1/#sthash.IoTiB6uV.dpuf
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2015
The multiple links that exist between art and science are on focus from 15 to 17 October 2015 at the Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM) in Luxembourg-city. The international symposium ...
Agreement with the University of California, Berkeley
From left: Rainer Klump, Jeroen Dewulf and Nicholas B. Dirks
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2015
The University of Luxembourg has signed an agreement with the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley), often considered to be the best public university in the world.
University President Rainer Klump in Milan and Florence
University President Rainer Klump with Prof. Immacolata Amodeo and Dr Michele Vangi
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Milan and Florence were the two main destinations of University President Rainer Klump during his visit to Italy from the 8 to 13 October 2015. The business trip, planned and put in place with the ...
Jeudis des Sciences : Le langage, logique !
Les Jeudis des Sciences
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2015
La prochaine conférence des Jeudis des Sciences sera menée par Maxime Amblard qui nous invitera dès ce 15 octobre 2015 à réfléchir sur comment lever toute ambiguïté dans le langage : c’est ...
Belief in higher returns from private equity may be misplaced
Roman Kräussl
Published on Tuesday, 13 October 2015
New research at the Luxembourg School of Finance suggests that investor belief in higher returns by investing in private equity investment funds may be misplaced, calling into question their rising ...
Focus on career opportunities for young academics
Euraxess on tour 2015
Published on Friday, 09 October 2015
Career options for researchers in Europe were in the spotlight during yesterday’s EURAXESS roadshow on Belval Campus. In particular, master’s students and PhD candidates had an opportunity to ...
University of Luxembourg professor makes internet waves
Facebook logo
Published on Wednesday, 07 October 2015
Prof. Herwig Hofmann of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance has been making international headlines thanks to a verdict by the Court of Justice of the European Union in a case against Facebook.
The 100 years of Luxembourg commercial companies law
"The 100 years of Luxembourg commercial companies law"
Published on Monday, 05 October 2015
To mark 100 years of Luxembourg commercial companies law, the University of Luxembourg’s Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance is hosting a two-day colloquium on 15 and 16 October 2015 on the ...
1940-1950 : continuités et ruptures
Published on Thursday, 01 October 2015
Dans le cadre de la sortie du film Eng nei Zaït, l’Université du Luxembourg, fidèle à sa mission d’être un espace public de réflexion et d’interpellation pour la société ...
„Les jeudis des sciences“: Verständliche Wissenschaft und Technik
Hilde Hardtdegen
Published on Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Am 1. Oktober beginnt das neue Semester der Vortragsreihe „Les jeudis des sciences“, die sich mit Übersichstvorträgen an alle an Naturwissenschaft und Technik interessierte Bürger wendet. Die ...
Pourquoi et comment l’informatique révolutionne le monde
Gérard Berry
Published on Monday, 28 September 2015
C'est sur cette problématique que le grand vulgarisateur scientifique Gérard Berry, Professeur au Collège de France, tiendra conférence le mardi 6 octobre 2015 sur invitation de l'Institut ...
Renewed support for the chair in Steel and Façade Engineering
Steel and steel composite construction
Published on Friday, 25 September 2015
ArcelorMittal, the world’s largest steel company is extending its collaboration with the University of Luxembourg. It is sponsoring the endowed chair in steel and façade engineering at the ...
“Develop a spirit of pioneers”
President Rainer Klump in the largest auditorium of the "Maison du Savoir", full for the Welcome Week 2015 opening
Published on Tuesday, 15 September 2015
On 14 September, the President of the University of Luxembourg, Rainer Klump, welcomed new and returning students to the academic year 2015/2016, urging them to be pioneers, discover new things, meet ...
Welcome to your new library: BiblioLab!
Bibliolab
Published on Thursday, 10 September 2015
BiblioLab is opening its doors as of 14 September 2015 at 8:00 AM. You — students, academics, staff and citizens from Luxembourg and neighbouring countries as well — are all invited to discover a ...
ASEF Young Leaders Summit: Apply until 20 September 2015
Open call for ASEF Young Leaders Summit 2015
Published on Thursday, 10 September 2015
Sign up for the ASEF Young Leaders Summit on Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment! During this year’s summit the topics of entrepreneurship and youth employment will be explored in relation to ...
Exploring EU citizenship for Luxembourg’s EU presidency
Stefan Braum
Published on Thursday, 10 September 2015
Almost 90% of Luxembourg residents identified as European citizens in a 2014 survey, more than in any other European Union (EU) Member State. The Luxembourg government meanwhile pledged earlier this ...
Auditeurs libres : réunion d’information le mercredi, 2 septembre 2015
Cours pour auditeurs libres à l'Université du Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 27 August 2015
À Belval non plus il n’y a pas de limite d’âge pour enrichir ses connaissances. Les auditoires du nouveau campus de l’Université du Luxembourg à Esch-sur-Alzette accueilleront en cette ...
Here is your practical user guide to Belval Campus!
Published on Monday, 17 August 2015
Wondering how to get to Belval? Interested in knowing more about your future life on campus? Eager to discover the new city that is growing in the south of Luxembourg? The Student Department (SEVE) ...
PhD students in skin cancer research funded by Marie Curie Programme
EU funded training for young scientists in cancer research: from the left, PhD students Sébastien de Landtsheer and Marco Albrecht with Prof. Thomas Sauter
Published on Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Researchers of the University of Luxembourg have developed an international training network for young scientists in cancer research together with 17 partners.  It is in this framework they ...
Which are the most important functional genes in an ecosystem?
Published on Monday, 20 July 2015
Microbial ecosystems such as biological wastewater treatment plants and the human gastrointestinal tract are home to a vast diversity of bacterial species. Scientists of the Luxembourg Centre for ...
Au Luxembourg, les pratiques linguistiques varient selon les secteurs
Published on Wednesday, 15 July 2015
Des pratiques linguistiques variant en fonction des secteurs d’activité et une augmentation toujours croissante des demandes linguistiques sont les résultats-clé d’un nouveau rapport de ...
University of Luxembourg and LISER seal their partnership
LISER
Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2015
The University of Luxembourg and the Institute of Socio-Economic Research LISER (formerly CEPS/Instead) are to create and fund four joint professorships. The shared recruitment of top academics is at ...
Grand Prix pour le professeur Siebentritt
Published on Tuesday, 14 July 2015
Grâce à ses découvertes remarquables dans le domaine du photovoltaïque, le professeur Susanne Siebentritt a été élu, le 3 juillet 2015, lauréate du Grand Prix 2015 en Sciences physiques / ...
Studie: Mit acht Jahren schon ins Internet
„BEE Balanced“
Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015
Jugendliche Internetnutzer in Luxemburg werden immer jünger. Die Mehrheit macht vor allem positive Erfahrungen mit dem Internet; doch jeder Zehnte riskiert, Internet-süchtig zu werden.
6th Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality
Published on Thursday, 09 July 2015
The Institute for Research on Socio-Economic Inequality (IRSEI) of the University of Luxembourg is pleased to announce that it will host the 6th Meeting of the Society for the Study of Economic ...
Pranjul Shah is the Falling Walls Lab winner
Published on Thursday, 02 July 2015
Pranjul Shah, scientist of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg, is the winner of the competition Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg 2015 organised by the ...
Pension funds are losing billions annually
Published on Thursday, 02 July 2015
Pension funds around the world could be losing out on billions of euros and dollars of the stock market gains they would have made because they are obliged to sell part of their portfolios before the ...
Start-up “Motion-S” is winner of “Mind & Market” competition
Published on Wednesday, 01 July 2015
Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg are winner of the competition “Mind & Market” organised by Deloitte, the ...
Nobel Prize Winning Economist at PET Conference
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015
The Centre for Research in Economics and Management (CREA) of the University of Luxembourg is honored to welcome Nobel Prize Winning Economist in 2007,  Professor Roger Myerson, who will be a ...
LCSB Researchers Grow Neurons in 3D
Published on Monday, 29 June 2015
The progressive loss of neurons in the brain of Parkinson’s patients is slow yet inexorable. So far, there are no drugs that can halt this insidious process. Researchers at the Luxembourg Centre ...
Annual report 2014: 32 million euros raised in third party funding
Published on Thursday, 25 June 2015
In the last year the University of Luxembourg has further consolidated its position as an internationally recognised research institution. In 2014 the University of Luxembourg raised around 32 ...
« Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg »
Published on Monday, 22 June 2015
The idea behind the worldwide “Falling Walls Labs” competition is to offer a platform to students, early-stage researchers and young professionals with all kinds of ground-breaking new research ...
« Prix santé en entreprise 2015 » pour l’Université
Published on Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Le 12 juin 2015, la ministre de la Santé, Lydia Mutsch et la Division de la Santé au Travail ont décerné le « Prix santé en entreprise 2015 ». Ce prix comprend deux catégories à savoir un ...
Mobile app grants free access to leisure activities
Published on Monday, 15 June 2015
Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg want to give drivers working in the Kirchberg region of Luxembourg incentives to ...
Why boys are performing less well at school and how to fix it
Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015
15-year-old boys are more likely than girls of the same age to be low achievers” said a recent OECD report*. This is yet more evidence of a long term, worldwide trend of some boys falling behind at ...
Signature d’une convention entre l’Université et la SNCI
Published on Wednesday, 10 June 2015
Le 9 juin 2015, Rainer Klump, Recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg, et Patrick Nickels, Président de la Société Nationale de Crédit et d’Investissement (SNCI), ont signé une convention ...
Government suggests creation of an “Institute of Contemporary History”
Published on Monday, 08 June 2015
On Friday 5 June, the Luxembourg Government has given the green light for the creation of an “Institute of Contemporary History” at the University. After approval by the responsible University ...
Université d'été Leonardo 2015 : Candidatures dès maintenant
Published on Thursday, 04 June 2015
Du 2 au 8 juillet 2015, l’Université du Luxembourg organise la 9e édition de l’Université d’été Leonardo, destinée aux lycéens à partir de la classe de 2e et 12e.  Cette année, ...
Die Uni in Belval: Just moved!
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Seit 1. Juni arbeiten Rektorat und weitere 40 Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Hochschulverwaltung an neuer Adresse und füllen den Turm der „Maison du Savoir“ mit Leben.
Gut Bacteria cooperate when life gets tough
Published on Wednesday, 03 June 2015
Researchers of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have discovered with the help of computer models how gut bacteria respond to changes in their ...
Les jeudis des sciences: Cristaux de chocolat
Published on Wednesday, 27 May 2015
Quel est le vrai secret d'un bon chocolatier? Miquel Àngel Cuevas Diarte, professeur émérite de cristallographie et de minéralogie à l’Université de Barcelone présentera le long chemin qui ...
What hundreds of biomolecules tell us about our nerve cells
Published on Monday, 18 May 2015
Researchers at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have successfully measured metabolic profiles, that is the metabolomes, of different brain regions. ...
Researchers find a secure, anonymous, easy way to pay for online content
Published on Wednesday, 13 May 2015
Page views and “likes” are great for journalists' and webmasters’ egos, but they don't pay the bills. Researchers at the University of Luxembourg may have found a solution. They have identified ...
2015 European Charlemagne Youth Prize for Luxembourg!
European Charlemagne Youth Prize Award ceremony in Aachen, 1st Prize: Luxembourg winning project @RealTimeWW1
Published on Tuesday, 12 May 2015
@RealTime WW1, a Twitter project from Luxembourg, was awarded first prize at the 2015 European Charlemagne Youth Prize ceremony in Aachen University on 12 May 2015. Second prize went to the ...
68 Highly-Qualified LSF Graduates are entering the job market
Several of the first graduates of the Master in Wealth Management launched in 2013
Published on Friday, 08 May 2015
On 7 May 2015, the Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) delivered the Master of Science in Banking and Finance diploma to 51 students, and the Master in Wealth Management diploma to 17 students, in the ...
Signature du contrat créant le GIE LERAS
Le ministre François Bausch et le recteur Rainer Klump
Published on Wednesday, 06 May 2015
En date du 30 avril 2015, François Bausch, ministre du Développement durable et des Infrastructures et Rainer Klump, recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg, ont signé le document fondateur du ...
First extensive description of the human secreted miRNome
Dr Christiane Margue et Dr Stephanie Kreis
Published on Tuesday, 05 May 2015
In an elaborate study, biologists of the University of Luxembourg have found out that small molecules named microRNAs are, against many hopes, not yet suitable for early diagnosis of skin cancer, as ...
244.000 euros pour la recherche sur le cancer colorectal
Published on Thursday, 30 April 2015
Le Prof. Serge Haan et le Dr Elisabeth Letellier de l’Université du Luxembourg explorent le rôle des cellules souches dans le cancer colorectal. Pour soutenir leur projet « Influence of hypoxia ...
Big Data Analytics against Electricity Theft
Published on Tuesday, 28 April 2015
The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg and CHOICE TECHNOLOGIES with headquarter in Luxembourg and operations in Brazil, Colombia and ...
Lecture by Karol Miller: Computational biomechanics for medicine
Published on Monday, 27 April 2015
Mathematical modelling and computer simulation have proved tremendously successful in engineering. One of the greatest challenges for mechanists is to extend the success of computational mechanics to ...
Décès du Professeur Páll Skúlason
Published on Sunday, 26 April 2015
C’est avec une grande tristesse que la communauté universitaire a appris le décès du Professeur Páll Skúlason, ancien membre du Conseil de gouvernance de l’Université du Luxembourg et ...
Deux représentations de la Chorale de l'Université ce week-end
Published on Friday, 24 April 2015
La Chorale de l’Université présentera ces 25 et 26 avril la nouvelle composition de Philippe Partridge qui est une variation contemporaine du renommé « Stabat Mater », poème latin du Moyen ...
Éclairage interdisciplinaire sur le référendum du 7 juin
Published on Friday, 24 April 2015
En préparation du référendum du 7 juin 2015, deux professeurs de l’Unité de recherche en droit et de la Chaire de recherche en études parlementaires de l’Université offriront un nouvel ...
Joining the EUA's "Protect Universities from Attack" call
EUA - Protect Universities from attack
Published on Wednesday, 22 April 2015
Following the terrorist attack that unfolded at Garissa University College in Kenya on Thursday, 2 April 2015 killing 147 students and leaving at least 79 people wounded, the European University ...
Analysing youth mobility in Europe
MOVE project
Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2015
How can the mobility of young people be ‘good’ both for socio-economic development and for individual development of young people, and what are the factors that foster or hinder such beneficial ...
On the future of Europe with Jyrki Katainen
Jyrki Katainen
Published on Tuesday, 21 April 2015
European Commissioner Jyrki Katainen will be giving a presentation on the Investment Plan of the Juncker administration - launched in November 2014 - on Monday, 27 April 2015. Focus will be on ...
« Forum des jobs d’été » : des postes exclusivement pour nos étudiants
« Forum des jobs d’été », édition 2015
Published on Friday, 17 April 2015
Campus Carrières a organisé ce mercredi 15 avril 2015 le rendez-vous annuel des étudiants avec les entreprises partenaires de l’Université qui offrent des jobs d’été. Cet événement se ...
Falling Walls Lab Luxembourg calls for young talents
Falling Walls Lab
Published on Friday, 17 April 2015
The Falling Walls Lab is an innovative scientific format for young talents. The Lab is a platform for excellent academics, entrepreneurs and professionals from all disciplines who get the opportunity ...
Professor Rolf Tarrach elected President of EUA
Rolf Tarrach
Published on Thursday, 16 April 2015
The General Assembly of the European University Association (EUA) elected on Thursday, 16 April 2015 Rolf Tarrach as its new President. The General Assembly, representing more than 300 EUA members, ...
L’Université va former des spécialistes en langue et culture italiennes
Certificat Langue, Culture et Société Italiennes (LSCI)
Published on Thursday, 16 April 2015
L’Université du Luxembourg proposera à partir de septembre 2015 une nouvelle formation continue spécialisée dans la langue, la culture et la société italiennes (LCSI). Cette formation ...
Alumni Community - Nadine Elcheroth
Nadine Elcheroth
Published on Tuesday, 07 April 2015
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
A National Centre of Excellence in Research on Parkinson’s disease
Published on Thursday, 02 April 2015
A new funding programme of the Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) facilitates the creation of a national clinical research centre with a direct impact for patients with Parkinson’s disease.
Uni iwwer Land: D’Verfassungsreform an de Referendum vum 7. Juni 2015
Luc Heuschling
Published on Monday, 30 March 2015
Zesumme mat der Landakademie organiséiert d’Uni Lëtzebuerg dräi Virtreeg am Kader vun “Uni iwwer Land” mam Professer fir Verfassungsrecht Luc Heuschling. Den éischten Rendez-vous ass den ...
Première de la Clinique du droit de la consommation
Published on Thursday, 26 March 2015
La Faculté de Droit, d’Économie et de Finance de l’Université inaugurera sa première Clinique de droit de la consommation européenne ouverte au public lors d'une conférence inaugurale le 31 mars 2015.
Table ronde : Recherche sur le multilinguisme au Luxembourg
Published on Monday, 23 March 2015
Cinq scientifiques de l’Université du Luxembourg, chacun menant des recherches sur différentes facettes du multilinguisme, donneront un aperçu des questions et projets dans le domaine de la ...
Auf dem Weg zu einem europäischen Wissenschaftsrecht?
Verein zur Förderung des deutschen & internationalen Wissenschaftrechts
Published on Monday, 23 March 2015
Was ist Wissenschaftsfreiheit, wie weit geht sie und wo endet sie? Wie sieht der rechtliche Rahmen für europäische Forschungsförderung aus? Solche und ähnliche Fragen, die Hochschulbildung und ...
Germain Dondelinger in memoriam
Germain Dondelinger
Published on Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Nachruf zum Tode von Germain Dondelinger (9. Mai 1953 – 15. März 2015), ehemaliger Regierungskommissar für die Universität Luxemburg.
Lëtzebuergesch Mammesproochler gesicht
Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015
D’Institut fir lëtzebuergesch Sprooch a Literaturen vun der Uni Lëtzebuerg sicht fräiwëlleg lëtzebuergesch Mammesproochler, déi bereet wieren, un engem Sproochexperiment deelzehuelen an domat ...
Interim report on the medical training planned in Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 12 March 2015
Should Luxembourg train its own doctors – and if so, is this feasible and also economically viable? In light of increasing restrictions on entry to medical courses abroad, this question has been ...
François Hollande à la Maison du Savoir
Depuis la gauche : S.A.R. le Grand-Duc, le président de la République française, François Hollande, le secrétaire d’État à l’Enseignement supérieur et à la Recherche, Marc Hansen, et le recteur de l’Université du Luxembourg, le professeur Rainer Klump
Published on Tuesday, 10 March 2015
Le président de la République française, François Hollande, a effectué une visite officielle au Luxembourg le 6 mars 2015. Après un accueil officiel par le Grand-Duc et la Grande-Duchesse, un ...
Les Jeudis des Sciences : Materialforschung im Fokus
Jens Kreisel
Published on Monday, 09 March 2015
Das Verständnis und die Entwicklung neuer Materialien spielen eine große Rolle bei der Lösung zahlreicher Zukunftsfragen, wie digitale Gesellschaft, nachhaltige Energie, gesundes Leben, ...
Prof. Dr. Joseph Kohnen verstorben
Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015
Am Montag verstarb im Alter von 74 Jahren Joseph Kohnen, emeritierter Professor für Neuere Deutsche Literatur an der Fakultät für Sprachwissenschaften und Literatur, Geisteswissenschaften, Kunst ...
Frauenanteil am akademischen Lehrpersonal der Universität steigt stetig
Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015
Der Anteil der Frauen am akademischen Lehrpersonal der Universität Luxemburg hat sich im Laufe der ersten zehn Jahre positiv entwickelt.
Interdisciplinary conference on voting rights for foreigners
Published on Thursday, 05 March 2015
There is soon to be a referendum when the people of Luxembourg will be asked to decide whether foreigners should be given the right to vote in elections to the Luxembourg Chamber of Deputies. Against ...
Researchers enable solar cells to use more sunlight
Published on Thursday, 26 February 2015
Scientists of the University of Luxembourg and of the Japanese electronics company TDK report progress in photovoltaic research: they have improved a component that will enable solar cells to use ...
Amphi ouvert : Nouvelle série de conférences sur la toxicologie
Published on Wednesday, 25 February 2015
Dans le cadre des conférences publiques « Amphi ouvert », l’Université du Luxembourg propose à partir du 3 mars 2015 une nouvelle série de cinq conférences dédiées à la toxicologie.
Cycle de conférences sur les droits de l’homme
Cylindre de Cyrus, couramment mentionné comme étant « la première charte des droits de l'homme »
Published on Tuesday, 17 February 2015
La chaire UNESCO en droits de l’homme de l’Université du Luxembourg vous invite à un nouveau cycle de conférences consacré à différentes thématiques liées aux droits de l’homme. Les 14 ...
Film session on women’s rights on 11th March
Published on Friday, 13 February 2015
Together with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Zonta Club Luxembourg, the University of Luxembourg invites on 11 March to a film session on women’s rights.
Entdecken Sie die biomedizinische Forschung des LCSB in Belval
Published on Thursday, 12 February 2015
Woran forscht das Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB)? Was genau sind neurodegenerative Krankheiten wie die Parkinson-Krankheit? Können mich die Forschungsergebnisse des LCSB ...
Understanding how to teach “intelligence”
Published on Thursday, 12 February 2015
More than ever, we need problem-solving skills to be able to adapt to our fast changing economies and societies. Researchers at the University of Luxembourg believe it is possible to teach these ...
Dates de demande d’admission aux bachelors avancées au 30 avril
Published on Tuesday, 10 February 2015
Bacheliers, attention : si vous souhaitez vous inscrire à l’un des trois Bachelors de la Faculté de Droit, d’Économie et de Finance de l’Université du Luxembourg, soyez attentifs à ne pas ...
Nouveau partenariat avec l’Université de Bonn
Bâtiment principal de l’Université de Bonn
Published on Monday, 09 February 2015
Un nouvel accord interuniversitaire vient d’être signé entre l’Université du Luxembourg et l’Université de Bonn. Du côté allemand, cette coopération concerne notamment la Faculté des ...
Launch of Mind & Market Luxembourg
Mind & Market Luxembourg
Published on Friday, 06 February 2015
Sharing the goal to enhance the connection between innovation and the market by bringing together creators and seekers of ideas and innovative projects, Deloitte Luxembourg, the National Research ...
L’Université du Luxembourg rend accessible sa bibliographie juridique
Published on Monday, 02 February 2015
Le Département de Droit de la Faculté de Droit, d’Économie et de Finance de l’Université du Luxembourg est heureux d’annoncer la mise en ligne sur internet de sa base de données ...
No direct link found between rising inequality and reduced trust
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Does rising economic inequality cause trust to fall in society and thus endanger social cohesion? Recent academic research appears to support this notion. However, a study from the University of ...
Erstes Handbuch „Psychologie in Luxemburg“ erschienen
Psychologie in Luxemburg – Ein Handbuch
Published on Wednesday, 28 January 2015
Die moderne Psychologie ist eine Disziplin mit vielfältigen Tätigkeitsfeldern, die auch eine bedeutende gesellschaftliche Rolle zu spielen hat. Wie diese Rolle spezifisch in Luxemburg aussieht, ...
René Gateaux: Life, death and mathematical legacy
René Gateaux © ENS
Published on Monday, 19 January 2015
This year, the “Jeudis des sciences” series will start on Thursday, 22 January 2015 with a lecture by Laurent Mazliak on the mathematician René Gateaux, as an introduction to the exhibition ...
Grand Prix Européen de la Recherche pour le Professeur Michel Goedert
Michel Goedert
Published on Wednesday, 14 January 2015
Le Luxembourgeois Michel Goedert, directeur du service de Neurobiologie au « MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology » de l’Université de Cambridge et membre du Conseil de gouvernance de ...
New insights in the effects of violent video-games
Published on Wednesday, 14 January 2015
The provocation of anti-social reactions in players of violent video games has been observed in experiments by psychologists for many years. However, research at the University of Luxembourg suggests ...
Our Alumni Community: Introducing Sandy Collignon
Alumni Community - Sandy Collignon
Published on Monday, 12 January 2015
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
Des physiciens du monde entier en visite au Luxembourg
Les Prof. Christopher Jarzynski, Prof. Kurt Binder et Prof. Jean Pierre Hansen
Published on Monday, 12 January 2015
Aujourd’hui débute à l’Université du Luxembourg une rencontre internationale de physique, rassemblant pour quatre jours des chercheurs renommés du monde entier. Parmi eux, le Prof. Kurt ...
Stroke: poor information increases risk of depression
Published on Friday, 09 January 2015
People recovering from a stroke and living at home have generally a higher risk of suffering from depression. According to researchers lack of information is often a major concern for patients and ...
Scholarships for student exchanges with the USA
The new agreement was signed on 17 December 2014 by H.E. Ambassador Robert A. Mandell (on the left) and University President Rolf Tarrach
Published on Friday, 09 January 2015
Since 2008, the U.S. Embassy in Luxembourg has financially supported University of Luxembourg students spending their mandatory mobility term in the United States. This commitment has now been ...
Un projet pour prédire inondations et sécheresses
Le grand projet UE permettra de mieux prédire les inondations et les sécheresses
Published on Tuesday, 06 January 2015
Plus on peut prévoir les catastrophes naturelles, mieux on peut y réagir. Mais les inondations se produisent si rapidement qu’elles sont difficilement prévisibles jusqu’à présent. Des ...
Maths and more by Prof. Ivan Nourdin
Ivan Nourdin
Published on Friday, 19 December 2014
Professor Ivan Nourdin, mathematician, joined the University of Luxembourg earlier this year as Professor of Stochastic Modelling. What is his background? Why did he choose Luxembourg? What does he ...
Erster Platz beim IT One Paper-Award
Martin Kracheel mit Walter Bronzi
Published on Friday, 19 December 2014
Martin Kracheel und Walter Bronzi, beide Doktoranden am SnT, haben am ICT Editorial Contest der luxemburgischen IT One Gala teilgenommen – und für ihren Artikel über Innovationspotential bei ...
Inauguration de la plus grande résidence étudiante à Belval
UNI-VAL I
Published on Friday, 19 December 2014
Avec ses 77 chambres et 98 studios, la nouvelle résidence étudiante « UNI-VAL I » est la plus grande des 36 résidences de l’Université et la première sur le campus de Belval. Construite ...
How to foster healthy and cognitively robust old age
Published on Thursday, 18 December 2014
The way people age is determined by many factors including lifestyle, health conditions, genetics but also socioeconomic position, social cohesion and even the current national economic situation. ...
Uni.lu Absolventin publiziert Lehrbuch
Franziska Schmithüsen
Published on Tuesday, 16 December 2014
Franziska Schmithüsen, Absolventin des „Bachelor en Psychologie“ hat gemeinsam mit ihren Dozenten die zentralen Lerninhalte ihres Bachelorstudium an der Universität Luxemburg als Lehrbuch für ...
La Chorale recherche des chanteuses et des chanteurs pour son « Stabat Mater »
Published on Tuesday, 09 December 2014
Le nouveau projet de la Chorale de l’Université du Luxembourg est de taille : c’est elle qui interprètera, au printemps 2015, la « première » de la nouvelle composition de Philippe ...
MEP Claude Turmes zu Besuch in der Physik
Claude Turmes & Susanne Siebentritt
Published on Monday, 08 December 2014
Prof. Dr Susanne Siebentritt, Leiterin des Photovoltaik-Labors der Universität Luxemburg, hat am Freitag, den 5. Dezember 2014 Besuch aus dem Europäischen Parlament empfangen: der Europaabgeordnete ...
Première réunion du Conseil de gouvernance à la „Maison du Savoir“
Published on Monday, 08 December 2014
Peu à peu, la Maison du Savoir prend vie. Après les premières cérémonies de remises de diplômes, l’Université a organisé le samedi 6 décembre 2014 la première réunion de son Conseil de ...
Alumni Community - Sergio Sousa
Published on Monday, 08 December 2014
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
Investigating criminal justice systems in the European Union
Katalin Ligeti
Published on Friday, 05 December 2014
The international conference on “The challenges in the field of economic and financial crime in Europe” hosted on 2 and 3 December 2014 by the University of Luxembourg at the Cité judiciaire in ...
Rolf Tarrach, lauréat du 21e Prix Marquis de Villalobar
Published on Friday, 05 December 2014
La Chambre de Commerce de Belgique et du Luxembourg en Espagne a décerné son 21e Prix Marquis de Villalobar au Professeur Rolf Tarrach, Dr en Sciences Physiques et Recteur de l’Université du ...
Conférence : Les rythmes de l'évolution
Les mécanismes de l'évolution
Published on Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Dans le cadre du cycle de conférences « Les mécanismes de l'évolution » proposé par l’Université du Luxembourg en partenariat avec le Musée national d'histoire naturelle, Philippe Vidal, ...
Les jeudis des sciences: Nobelpreis Physik 2014
Susanne Siebentritt
Published on Tuesday, 02 December 2014
Über den Nutzen blauer Leuchtdioden, die Farben des Lichts und die Zukunft der Beleuchtung spricht Prof. Dr. Susanne Siebentritt vom Labor für Photovoltaik der Universität Luxemburg am 4. Dezember ...
E-Voting: Risky technology or great improvement?
Published on Friday, 28 November 2014
Luxembourg’s e-voting expert Prof. Peter Ryan on risks and gains of electronic voting systems on the occasion of this weekend’s Australian state election.
Professor der Uni.lu berät EU
Herwig Hofmann
Published on Thursday, 27 November 2014
Prof. Dr. Herwig Hofmann ist am 10. November nach Brüssel eingeladen worden, um vor dem Rechtsausschuss des EU-Parlaments die Ergebnisse einer fünfjährigen Forschungsarbeit zum Thema ...
“Nature Communications” publishes results of LCSB research
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014
The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) has succeeded for the first time in describing the complex relationships within an ecosystem in unprecedented detail. For their work, carried out ...
Amphi ouvert : Le roman de la Terre
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Dans le cadre de la série de conférences « Petite histoire des sciences » proposée par l’Université du Luxembourg, Arnaud Fischer, ingénieur, docteur en génie des procédés et maître de ...
L’Université du Luxembourg s’associe à la promotion de l’idéal européen.
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014
L’Université du Luxembourg conclut une convention avec la Fondation du Mérite Européen a.s.b.l. Monsieur Jacques Santer Président du Conseil d’Administration de la Fondation du Mérite ...
Conference: financial crime in Europe
Published on Wednesday, 26 November 2014
A Conference on the “Challenges in the field of economic and financial crime in Europe” will take place on the 2 & 3 December 2014 at the Cité Judiciaire in Luxembourg.
Virtual money — at your own risk
Published on Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Bitcoin is the new money: minted and exchanged on the Internet. Faster and cheaper than a bank, the service is attracting attention from all over the world. But a big question remains: are the ...
« Teacher Award » pour Pascal Ancel
Pascal Ancel
Published on Monday, 24 November 2014
La faculté de droit, d’économie et de finance de l’Université du Luxembourg a diplômé sa sixième promotion de Bachelors en Droit, en Sciences Économiques et Gestion ainsi qu’en Gestion ...
Study Down Under Info Session
Published on Thursday, 20 November 2014
Together with GOstralia, GOzealand and the CEDIES, the University of Luxembourg is organising an information session on studying in Australia and New Zealand.
Bedrohung durch neue Viren: heute Ebola, und was kommt morgen?
Ebola / Afrika
Published on Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Besonders bei Säugetieren gibt es Tausende von Viren, die nach einem entsprechenden Anpassungsprozess potentiel auf den Menschen überspringen können. So hat das Ebolavirus seit 1976 kleine gut ...
Ines Thiele named as EMBO Young Investigator
Ines Thiele
Published on Thursday, 13 November 2014
EMBO announced the selection of 27 young researchers as EMBO Young Investigators. 
Die bunte Welt von Prof. Jan Lagerwall
Jan Lagerwall
Published on Thursday, 13 November 2014
Stellen Sie sich ein T-Shirt vor, dessen Farbe sich bei jeder Bewegung ändert… Oder Plastik, das aus Holz gewonnen wird… Oder ein Material, dass bei gleicher Temperatur mal starr ist und mal ...
Nouveau : « 1914-1918 Guerre(s) au Luxembourg »
Nouvelle publication
Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Dans le cadre des « Walfer Bicherdeeg 2014 », l'ouvrage collectif et bilingue "1914-1918 Guerre(s) au Luxembourg − Krieg(e) in Luxemburg" publié en collaboration avec l’Université du ...
Introducing Prof. Dr Ivan Nourdin
Ivan Nourdin
Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014
On Monday, 17 November at 6 p.m., Prof. Dr Ivan Nourdin, professor of mathematics, will give his inaugural lecture on probability theory.
University Choir Concerts in November
Published on Friday, 07 November 2014
Following the motto of this year’s Transatlantic Dialogue Conference, “Connecting through Culture”, the University Choir is inviting you to an Autumn concert building musical bridges between ...
New mechanism for febrile seizures in young children discovered
Published on Friday, 07 November 2014
Febrile seizures are among the most dreaded complications of infectious diseases in small children. An international research consortium centered around experts from the Luxembourg Centre for Systems ...
How to make mobile batteries last longer
Published on Thursday, 06 November 2014
Electronic devices waste a lot of energy by producing useless heat. This is one of the main reasons our mobiles use up battery power so quickly. Researchers at University of Luxembourg have made a ...
Renouvellement de la Chaire de recherche en études parlementaires
Published on Monday, 03 November 2014
La Chambre des Députés du Grand-Duché de Luxembourg, représentée par son Président Mars di Bartolomeo, d’une part et l’Université du Luxembourg, représentée par son Recteur, Rolf Tarrach ...
Amphi ouvert : Petite histoire des sciences
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Les « Amphis ouverts » de l’Université du Luxembourg sont des séries de conférences thématiques accessibles à tous. Après l’astronomie, l’histoire du Luxembourg ou encore la ...
Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014
The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids needs lots of computing capacity. Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the ...
Inaugural lecture on neurodegeneration
Jens Christian Schwamborn
Published on Wednesday, 29 October 2014
Prof. Dr. Jens Christian Schwamborn will hold his inaugural lecture on Wednesday, 29 October 2014 at 6 p.m. in the Salle Tavenas, 102a, avenue Pasteur, Luxembourg-Limpertsberg. His topic: Is ...
"They write our history by telling theirs"
Cristina Barbolan during the video shooting.
Published on Friday, 24 October 2014
Who can better talk about the study courses than the students themselves? After landing their first job, the alumni of the University of Luxembourg have opened the doors to look back at their school ...
8 000 publications de l’Université libres d'accès
ORBilu
Published on Tuesday, 21 October 2014
Comment découvrir ce que font les chercheurs à l’Université du Luxembourg ? Comment jeter un coup d’œil sur leurs publications ? C’est simple : sur Internet.
« Bétons recyclés » : coopération au sein de la Grande Région
Published on Monday, 20 October 2014
Peut-on recycler les bétons ? Et comment peut-on utiliser ces bétons recyclés ? C’est autour de ces questions phares que se sont rencontrés le 7 octobre, à la Chambre de Commerce du ...
Drug Use: New Study
© Jörg Brinckheger, pixelio.de
Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014
For the first time, researchers have found that problem drug users with less successful educational and employment careers are more likely to die of an overdose. Moreover, there is no link between ...
Protection of Persons Fleeing Armed Conflict
UNHCR - The UN Refugee Agency
Published on Thursday, 16 October 2014
The protection of persons fleeing armed conflict and other situations of violence are the subject of a symposium organised by the University of Luxembourg’s research unit in law and the United ...
Cushing’s Syndrome: LCSB researchers characterise a new tumour syndrome
Published on Monday, 13 October 2014
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg have published their findings that mutations in a gene known as “ARMC5” promote the growth of ...
Inaugural lecture of Professor Paulo Veríssimo
Paulo Veríssimo
Published on Thursday, 09 October 2014
Professor Paulo Veríssimo will hold his inaugural lecture on Wednesday, 15 October, 2.30 P.M. at Campus Kirchberg, Room B001, 4 rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg. His subject will be: ...
Inaugural lecture of Professor Justin Powell
Justin Powell
Published on Thursday, 09 October 2014
On Wednesday, 15 October 2014, Justin J.W. Powell, Professor of Sociology of Education, will hold his inaugural lecture on “Atlantic Transfer: Comparing Institutional Change in Education ...
New clues for early colorectal cancer detection
Colon tumor tissue
Published on Thursday, 09 October 2014
Researchers at the University of Luxembourg have identified potential new ways to test for the first signs of one of the most deadly types of cancer: colorectal cancer. They have found new ...
170 750 € pour la recherche sur le cancer de la peau
Stephanie Kreis et Rosa Andres Ejarque
Published on Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Pour soutenir un projet de recherche sur le mélanome malin, le Dr Carlo Bock, président de la Fondation Cancer et Martine Neyen, directrice de la Fondation, ont remis un chèque d’un montant de ...
New head of Physics and Materials Science
Ludger Wirtz
Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014
On September 15, Prof. Ludger Wirtz took office as head of the Physics and Materials Science research unit of the University of Luxembourg. He follows Roland Sanctuary who headed the research unit ...
Nouvelle maison pour étudiants à Dudelange
Maison Grand-Hôtel, Dudelange
Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Après deux ans de travaux, la maison pour étudiants située 8, avenue Grande-Duchesse Charlotte à Dudelange a été inaugurée ce 23 septembre 2014.
Yves Mersch: “Highly-skilled people can make a difference”
Yves Mersch
Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014
In order to tackle unemployment in Europe, we need increased mobility, enhanced flexibility and optimal education. This was the conclusion of Yves Mersch, Member of the Executive Board of the ...
New ADA Chair in Financial Law
University president Rolf Tarrach and ADA president Robert Wagener
Published on Tuesday, 07 October 2014
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg and the non-governemental organisation ADA are pleased to announce the launch of the ADA Chair on Financial Law (Inclusive ...
Big Data for Security
Advanced Cyber Defence Centre (ACDC)
Published on Wednesday, 01 October 2014
The Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxemburg is reinforcing the European endeavours to make the Internet a safer place: it is now a member of the “Advanced ...
Creating Value from Ideas
Published on Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Innovation matters. If we do not change what we offer the world, or the ways in which we create and deliver it, we may not survive. It is a simple imperative that raises a big question – how do we ...
Wenn Ärger krank macht
Ärgerbezogene Störungen
Published on Wednesday, 24 September 2014
Jeder Mensch ärgert sich fast täglich. Doch zu viel und unangemessen verarbeiteter Ärger kann der Gesundheit schaden und sollte dann behandelt werden. Diesem Thema widmen sich Prof. Dr. Georges ...
Neuerscheinung: „Normierte Kinder“ - über die Vielfalt der Geschlechter
Published on Monday, 22 September 2014
Gendervariante Menschen standen im Mittelpunkt eines internationalen wissenschaftlichen Kongresses der Universität Luxemburg und des Vereins Intersex & Transgender Luxembourg im Herbst 2012. Unter ...
International Seminar: The Transnationalisation of Legal Education
Published on Monday, 22 September 2014
In the face of an increasingly global world, it is no longer enough to educate lawyers in their national legal systems only. A global world brings global challenges and our lawyers must be equipped ...
„Uni iwwer Land“ zur Geschichte Luxemburgs
Published on Tuesday, 16 September 2014
Geschichtsvorlesungen zählen zu den populärsten Vorträgen an der Universität und bringen viele Bürger auf den Campus. Im neuen Wintersemester nun kommt die Geschichte zu den Bürgern: In der ...
Nouveau cycle de conférences les mardis soirs
Les mécanismes de l'évolution
Published on Tuesday, 09 September 2014
Comment expliquer la diversité des êtres vivants ? Que révèlent les archives fossiles ? Comment fonctionne l’évolution ? Quel rôle joue l’environnement dans lequel les espèces ...
Campus Art: Workshops for students and staff
Campus Art
Published on Monday, 08 September 2014
As Winter Semester 2014 is coming up, take some time to discover your own creativity, escape your normal daily life and get back to your roots!
SnT: PEARL Grant for Prof. Veríssimo
Paulo Verissimo
Published on Monday, 08 September 2014
Prof. Paulo Veríssimo has commenced his research work at the Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) of the University of Luxembourg this month. The renowned computer scientist has been ...
Räume und Identitäten in Grenzregionen
Published on Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Die Idee der fest definierten Räume und Identitäten hat die moderne Sozial- und Kulturwissenschaft hinter sich gelassen. Räume und Identitäten werden heute flexibel und veränderbar gedacht und ...
Simplifying EU administrative law
Published on Wednesday, 03 September 2014
On 1 September 2014, the results of a 5-year research project of the Research Network on EU Administrative Law initiated and coordinated by Professor Herwig Hofmann of the University of Luxembourg ...
University researcher to Receive US Award
Published on Friday, 08 August 2014
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) has chosen Madonna Harrington Meyer, PhD, of Syracuse University; Anja K. Leist, PhD, of the University of Luxembourg; and Philipp Hessel, MA, MSc, and ...
Implanted Neurons become Part of the Brain
© LCSB 2014
Published on Tuesday, 05 August 2014
Scientists at the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) have grafted neurons reprogrammed from skin cells into the brains of mice for the first time with long-term stability.
New appointment at the Institute of European Media Law
Professeur Mark D. Cole
Published on Tuesday, 22 July 2014
Prof. Mark Cole of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg was appointed as Director for Academic Affairs at the Institute of European Media Law (Saarbrücken), with ...
Nous recherchons des locuteurs luxembourgeois volontaires
Published on Monday, 21 July 2014
Dans le cadre d’une thèse de doctorat sur la langue luxembourgeoise à l’Université du Luxembourg, les scientifiques recherchent des volontaires pour une interview et une expérience ...
University to focus on quality and technology transfer
Campus Limpertsberg
Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014
The University of Luxembourg aims to put more effort into enhancing its international reputation as a research institution and become more involved locally in promoting the country's future. To ...
Gründung des „Luxembourg Centre for Educational Testing“
Published on Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Die Veröffentlichung verschiedener Bildungsstudien seit dem Jahr 2000 hat in Luxemburg ein verstärktes Bewusstsein für die großen Herausforderungen geschaffen mit denen sich das nationale ...
Teaching the brain to reduce pain
Synapses
Published on Thursday, 10 July 2014
People can be conditioned to feel less pain when they hear a neutral sound, new research from the University of Luxembourg has found. This lends weight to the idea that we can learn to use ...
Finding the roots of illiteracy
Brain lobes in head silhouette
Published on Tuesday, 08 July 2014
Working memory in children is linked strongly to reading and academic achievement, a new study from the University of Luxembourg and partner Universities from Brazil has shown. Moreover, this finding ...
Body Cells – Instrumentalists in a Symphony Orchestra
Signal processing, © LCSB 2014
Published on Friday, 04 July 2014
Every organism has one aim: to survive. Its body cells all work in concert to keep it alive. They do so through finely tuned means of communication. Together with cooperation partners from Berlin and ...
Un nouveau cursus Saar-Lor-Lux en Physique
Université de la Grande Région, UniGR
Published on Monday, 30 June 2014
À partir du prochain semestre d’hiver 2014/2015, les Universités du Luxembourg, de Lorraine et de la Sarre lanceront un nouveau master transfrontalier en physique. Les universités partenaires ...
Maladies orphelines : soutien des Lions Clubs
Dons des Lions Clubs au LCSB
Published on Friday, 27 June 2014
Les Lions Clubs d’Esch-sur Alzette et de Düsseldorf-Rhenania soutiennent la recherche du Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) à l’Universite du Luxembourg. Fin juin, les deux Lions ...
Annual report: For the first time over a 1,000 publications
Published on Thursday, 26 June 2014
Ten years after its foundation, the University of Luxembourg has established itself as a recognised research institution as well. This is backed up by key data from the 2013 Annual Report and the ...
Virtual experiments give surgeons the cutting edge
Stéphane Bordas
Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Virtual experiments could soon be helping new surgeons hone their skills before they start work with live patients. This is the exciting research objective of European Research Council (ERC) fellow ...
Nouveau : « L'intégration de l'Afrique dans l'économie mondiale »
Published on Wednesday, 25 June 2014
Un nouvel ouvrage coécrit par des professeurs des Universités de Luxembourg, de Lorraine et un économiste interroge le sens et la portée de l’intégration de l’Afrique dans l’économie ...
André Prüm Receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Laval
Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014
André Prüm, Professor of Law and founding Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate from the University Laval, ...
Research for Lunch: Was ist Dyskalkulie?
Published on Thursday, 19 June 2014
Im Rahmen der „Research for Lunch“- Reihe der geisteswissenschaftlichen Fakultät der Universität Luxemburg (FLSHASE) erläutert Prof. Dr. Christine Schiltz in ihrem Vortrag am Freitag, den 20. ...
Pierre-Henri Conac Appointed Member of EU ICLEG
Published on Monday, 16 June 2014
The European Commission recently appointed Pierre-Henri Conac, Professor of Commercial and Company Law at the University of Luxembourg, as a member of its Informal Company Law Expert Group (ICLEG). ...
Health Psychology - new study: Does food addiction exist?
Published on Monday, 16 June 2014
Women with weight problems were more impulsive than average in a food-related psychology test, a new research paper has shown. This suggested that they are more instinctively stimulated by images of ...
The role of European judges in law-making
Court of Justice of the European Union
Published on Wednesday, 11 June 2014
On 13 and 14 June 2014, the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Society of European Contract Law (SECOLA), with the support of the National Research Fund of Luxembourg (FNR), will hold ...
Security, trust and privacy are the essence of the Future Internet
Published on Friday, 06 June 2014
The 5th European Summit on the Future Internet is taking place on 12 & 13 June 2014 at the Conference Centre of the Jean Monnet Building. It will be opened by Georges Bingen, European Commission’s ...
Prof. Rejko Krüger strengthens Parkinson’s research in Luxembourg
Rejko Krüger
Published on Thursday, 05 June 2014
In the beginning of June, the internationally renowned expert on Parkinson’s disease Prof. Rejko Krüger started his research in Luxembourg. Backed by a PEARL Grant from the Fonds National de la ...
Workshop: Regulating Interference to Satellite Signals
Published on Thursday, 05 June 2014
The instances of deliberate, harmful interference to signals from broadcasting and communication satellites has been on the increase. Cases intended to intentionally block the reception of signals ...
Lëtzebuerger Sprooch a Kultur: Aschreiwunge bis September
Lëtzebuerger Sprooch a Kultur
Published on Tuesday, 03 June 2014
D’Universitéit Lëtzebuerg offréiert och dëst Joer erëm zwou Formatiounen am Beräich vun der Lëtzebuerger Sprooch a Kultur. D‘ Formation continue Lëtzebuerger Sprooch a Kultur riicht sech ...
Luxembourg’s streets pounded by uni.lu charity marathon runners
A few uni.lu team members at the Luxembourg ING Marathon 2014
Published on Monday, 02 June 2014
Saturday 31 May 2014 saw thousands take to the streets of Luxembourg for the Luxembourg ING Marathon 2014. Among the participants were about 100 representatives of the University of Luxembourg ...
Amphi ouvert : 10 révolutions scientifiques en 10 décennies
Rolf Tarrach
Published on Monday, 02 June 2014
C’est le mardi 3 juin 2014 à 18h00 que Rolf Tarrach, recteur de l'Université du Luxembourg et physicien de formation, concluera la série de conférences organisées à l'occasion du 10e ...
“Scienteens Lab” of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine
Scienteens Lab
Published on Wednesday, 28 May 2014
Her Royal Highness Hereditary Grand Duchess Stéphanie has assumed patronage of the student laboratory of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) of the University of Luxembourg. Upon ...
Crown Prince Guillaume visits American University research partner