Luxembourg - higher education system

The flag of Luxembourg consists of three horizontal stripes, red, white and blue
Country: Luxembourg
Population (mln): 0,51
Official language/s: Luxembourgish, French, German
Internet TLD: .lu
Calling code: +352
Member of the EU from: 25th March 1957
Unemployment rate Sep 2011 (%): 5,4
Unemployment rate under 25 years Sep 2011 (%): N/A
Unemployment rate Sep 2012 (%): N/A
Unemployment rate under 25 years Sep 2012 (%): N/A
Population statistics 20-29 age group 2011 (%): 12,8
Country codes in education system: LU
Expected duration of education (years): 14

Higher education involves a range of bachelor and master programmes as well as doctoral studies offered by the University of Luxembourg. In addition, 17 short-cycle programmes leading to Advanced Technicians Diplomas (BTS – Brevet de technicien supérieur) are proposed by technical secondary schools. The offer is completed by other institutions offering higher education, such as professional associations, foreign universities or public research centres. A part of these institutions work together with foreign education providers in order to make programmes from other countries accessible for students based in Luxembourg.

Source: Eurydice,
Eurypedia - The European Encyclopedia on National Education Systems , Eurosta,, Agency for Science and Higher Education Croatia, Department of Education and Skills Irelan,  Ministry of Education and Culture - FINLAND
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