European Cultures, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
  • English, French, German
University rank #179 (WUR) ,
The Bachelor En Cultures Européennes at the University of Luxembourg is a three-year course (six semesters) including a semester abroad. It offers students the chance to complete disciplinary studies majoring in Romance studies, German studies, History, Philosophy or English studies. These disciplinary studies are supplemented with a range of interdisciplinary courses.


The BCE degree programme leads to the academic degree Bachelor En Cultures Européennes, specialising in one of the majors: French studies, German studies, English Studies, History and Philosophy. The En Cultures Européennes programme is delivered by University of Luxembourg.

The course provides expert qualifications and knowledge related to the relevant major. Multidisciplinary skills such as cross-border thinking, interdisciplinarity and multilingualism mean that students are also qualified for a range of professions.

Within the BCE programme, students have as well the opportunity to explore potential career paths by participating in special workshops designed to help them form a realistic impression of what working in a specific area is like.

Learning outcomes

As well as the fundamental study goals of the majors (cf. website of the subject concerned), social communication skills, the capacity to change perspective and for critical self-reflection are promoted. Furthermore, the following skills are gained in particular:

  • Multidisciplinary methodological skills 
  • Competences in the area of knowledge transfer 
  • Multidisciplinary reflective skills 
  • Reflexivity 
  • Communicative competences 
  • Practical language and rhetorical skills 
  • Presentation techniques 
  • Professional qualification for teamwork in international projects and in the international context of action
  • Multilingual capacity

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

For more information please visit the programme website.

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.


Academic Requirements

The Luxembourg "Diplôme de fin d'études secondaires" or "secondaires techniques" or a foreign equivalent recognised by the Ministry of National Education.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 400 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    800 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 400 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 400€ / semester (semesters 1 & 2)
  • 200€ / semester (semesters 3 to 6)

Living costs for Luxembourg

950 - 950 EUR/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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