University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is the only university in Luxembourg, founded on 13 August 2003. Prior to that, there were several higher educational institutions such as the cour universitaire or the IST that offered one or two years of academic studies. Luxembourgish students had to go abroad in order to complete their studies at a university (usually to Belgium, France, Germany, Austria, and the United Kingdom). The new university makes it possible for these students to complete their studies in their own country, as well as attract foreign academic interest to Luxembourg. The University is currently divided into three Campuses, namely: By the finalisation of the House of Knowledge (Maison du Savoir), the University and all its Faculties plan on relocating to the restructured Campus in Esch-Belval, south of the capital. Like Luxembourg itself, the studies at the University of Luxembourg are characterised by their multilingualism. Courses are usually held in two languages: French/English, French/German, or English/German. The study programme is set up in the Bologna System and oriented towards the interest of young people and the needs of the employment market.

Address
162a, avenue de la Faiencerie, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Website
http://www.uni.lu/

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

University releases beta of COVID-19 exit strategy simulator

A team at the University of Luxembourg's Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT), led by SnT Vice-Director Yves Le Traon, has developed an online tool to simulate COVID-19 exit strategy planning ...

Health

The exposome: When our environment drives health and disease

Science has published in its January issue two papers by Associate Prof. Emma Schymanski, Head of the Environmental Cheminformatics research group at the University of Luxembourg. This is a glowing acknowledgement of the ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

COVID-19 disease map: Researchers coordinate international effort

In the fight against the current pandemic, researchers of the Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine (LCSB) at the University of Luxembourg are coordinating an international collaboration to build a COVID-19 Disease Map: ...

Medical research

Development of colorectal cancer kit detection

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 process of developing a ...

Medical research

Novel computer model supports cancer therapy

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 investigate how combinations ...

Oncology & Cancer

Right combination of diet and bacteria limits cancer progression

Diet can have significant effects on the gut microbiome, the populations of microorganisms such as bacteria that live in the human gut. It is well recognised that through complex metabolic interactions, dietary habits contribute ...

Oncology & Cancer

Better understanding of how colon cancer develops and progresses

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 colon cancer. Their findings ...

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