In Luxembourg, like everywhere else, studying has its price: Enrollment fees, accommodation costs, expenses of study material...
Scholarships and financial aid
Various grants and financial assistance are available, depending on your personal situation.
International students admitted to the University of Luxembourg can take advantage of certain state-funded scholarship options, including scholarships for deserving students and financial aid for students in precarious situations. These scholarships are managed directly by the University. Further information can be obtained from the Service des Etudes et de la Vie Etudiante.
Financial aid from the Luxembourg State granted by the Ministry of Higher Education and Research is intended for resident students as well as non-resident students who are workers or children of workers in Luxembourg.
For more information https://cedies.public.lu/fr/obtenir-aide-financiere/bourse-pret.html
Private scholarships are offered in specialised fields of study or according to the results obtained.
For more information https://cedies.public.lu/fr/obtenir-aide-financiere/bourses-privees.html
Finally, several tools aim to support researchers.
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Financial aid for research
There are several tools which aim to support researchers. Thus, the individual AFR programme implemented by the National Research Fund (FNR) is aimed both at researchers applying for a doctorate in the Grand Duchy and at Luxembourg residents wishing to apply for a doctorate abroad. Mobility grants are also offered to researchers working in the Grand Duchy as well as to those wishing to come and work in Luxembourg via the FNR's InterMobility programme or via the Marie Slodowska Curie actions : https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/
Private scholarships are also available in specialised fields of study , depending on the results obtained.
- The bursary by the 'Fondation Auguste van Werveken-Hanno' ( architecture and art)
- the scholarship of the Schmit-Dambach Foundation (architecture)
- The Dr. Robert Kraus bursary ( medicine)
- The Chomé-Bastian bursary ( merit students)
Furthermore, students residing in certain municipalities can be granted awards by local authorities according to their performances.
The EU-funded Erasmus+ programme enables students enrolled at the University of Luxembourg to complete up to 12 months of study or internship (per study cycle) at another institution in Europe and beyond. For more information, check with your higher education institution.