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Today: Sunday, 20 August 2017

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 ...
University to appoint new President
Maison du Savoir, Belval Campus
Published on Tuesday, 30 May 2017
The University of Luxembourg intends to appoint a new President. This person will be committed to its mission, an accomplished strategic thinker and communicator, and an infectious optimist about the ...
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 ...
The University invites you to its Open Day on Saturday 1 April 2017
Open Day 2017 at the University of Luxembourg
Published on Thursday, 23 March 2017
The University of Luxembourg is getting ready to welcome students, parents, teachers and all interested residents to the annual Open Day at the Belval Campus on Saturday, 1  April (from 9.00 to ...
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 ...