The University of Luxembourg (French: Université du Luxembourg; German: Universität Luxemburg; Luxembourgish: Universitéit Lëtzebuerg) is a public research university in Luxembourg.
The University of Luxembourg was founded in 2003 by combining four existing education and research institutes: the Centre universitaire, Institut supérieur d'études et de recherches pédagogiques, Institut supérieur de technologie, and Institut d'études éducatives et sociales.The university is the only public university in Luxembourg.
The university has three campuses: the Belval Campus, the Kirchberg Campus, and the Limpertsberg Campus.
The university is governed by a board of governors, a rector, and a university council.The current rector of the University of Luxembourg is Stéphane Pallage.
The university offers fourteen bachelor's degrees, forty-two master's degrees, and doctorates.Students at the university getting a bachelor's degree are required to spend one semester abroad. The university also offers sixteen vocational training and lifelong learning training courses.
The university is multilingual. Courses are generally taught in two languages, being French and English or French and German. Some courses are taught in three languages and some courses are taught entirely in English.
The university has three faculties, the Faculty of Science, Technology, and Medicine; the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance; and the Faculty of Humanities, Education, and Social Sciences, and three interdisciplinary centers, the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust; the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine; and the Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History.All the faculties offer baccalaureate, masters, doctoral, and vocational programs.
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Luxembourg as part of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, the university switched to remote learning and later hybrid learning.
As of March 2021, the University of Luxembourg has 6,783 students, 950 doctoral candidates, 2,245 staff, 1,420 academic staff, and 283 professors.
In 2021, the university had 4,858 had full-time equivalent students and a student–staff ratio of 19.In 2021, 51% of students at the university were international students.
|Global – Overall|
|ARWU World||601-700 (2020)|
|CWTS World||907 (2020-2021)|
|THE World||201-250 (2020)|
|USNWR Global||653 (2021)|
In 2021, U.S. News & World Report ranked the University of Luxembourg number 653 in Best Global Universities and number 227 in Best Global Universities in Europe.
The Times Higher Education World University Rankings ranked the University of Luxembourg 201–250 in their 2020 World University Rankings and 12 in their 2020 Young University Rankings.
The Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as the Shanghai Ranking, ranked the University of Luxembourg 601-700 in their 2020 rankings.
The Center for World University Rankings ranked the University of Luxembourg 907 in their 2020-2021 World University Rankings.
In March 2021, the University of Luxembourg had 1,000 ongoing research projects and 114 Horizon 2020 projects. In 2020, university researchers produced 2,104 publications.
The University of Luxembourg has more than 11,000 alumni.
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