Acquire a diploma equivalent to the Secondary School Leaving Diploma allowing access to higher education
Adults who do not hold a secondary school leaving diploma, whether classical, general or a foreign equivalent, and who would like to undertake university studies
can gain a diploma that is equivalent to the secondary school leaving diploma thanks to the Access to Higher Education Diploma (DAEU).
The DAEU (literary option) provides access to university
studies. A course leading to the diploma is offered, at evening classes during the week and on Saturdays during the day, by the Luxembourg Lifelong Learning
Centre in partnership with the Université de Lorraine. It confers the same rights as those associated with obtaining the baccalaureate or the diploma on
successful completion of secondary education.
On 1 October of the year of registration for the course, candidates for admission must have interrupted their initial studies at least two years previously.
They must also fulfil one of the following conditions:
The following are automatically assimilated to employment for which social security contributions have been paid, for the corresponding period of time:
The courses are organised so as to be compatible with working life. Classes are held in the evening on weekdays, and during the day on Saturdays,
and last for about 10 months.
The teaching is varied and includes two modern languages including French and a choice of German, English or Portuguese,
together with 2 optional subjects. The optional subjects include history, geography, mathematics and a modern language
(English, German or Portuguese).
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