University Diploma (Diplôme Universitaire)
Adults who want to resume or begin higher education, usually whilst working, can obtain a University Diploma such as a Master's, Bachelor's or University Diploma through continuing training (outside working hours).
Access to the first year of university studies is open to holders of a Classical Secondary School Leaving Diploma (Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires classiques) or General Secondary School Leaving Diploma (Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires générales), or a Technician's Diploma (Diplôme de technicien - DT) in a speciality matching the planned university studies, or foreign certificates or diplomas that are recognised as equivalent by the ministry responsible for national education.
Admission to the second (Master's) and third levels (Doctorate) is granted to holders of:
The validation of non-formal and informal learning (VAE) also allows experience to be recognised with a view to accessing various Bachelor's or Master's levels of university studies.
List of University Certificates available outside working hours
Most of the curricula including Master's, Bachelor's and the University Diploma - are held in the evenings and/or during the weekend.
They are offered by the following bodies in partnership with foreign universities.
List of University Certificates available outside working hours.
Jean-Luc, a System Administrator, would like to improve his credentials in order to obtain a managerial role.
41 and holder of a diploma in computer science, has worked for 12 years
as a System Administrator in a Luxembourg administration. He would
however like to broaden his skills in order to apply for a strategic
role in a computing equipment safety department of a major bank or
On the Université du Luxembourg's website he finds
a Master's in 'Information Systems Security Management', delivered as
continuing training over 4 semesters. As the training enables him to
keep his job until he gains his diploma, Jean-Luc decides to register at
the start of the next acAdemic year.