• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
The Bachelor of European Cultures 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. 
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The Bachelor of European Cultures at the University of Luxembourg 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 European Cultures 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 Structure

Courses include:

  • Italian Literature
  • Portuguese Culture
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Music in Film
  • Engaging the Enlightenment: An Interdisciplinary Approach
  • Multilingualism in Europe

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

To apply and register for this programme you will need:

  • a school leaving qualification awarded or declared equivalent by the Luxembourg Ministry of Education;
  • verified language skills in English (Common European Framework: C1); and
  • verified language skills (B2) in a second language (German or French); an A2 level in a third language (German or French) is highly recommended.
  • a current CV.
  • your admissions essay.
  • an academic reference or letter of recommendation from a teacher who knows you and your work well.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Enrolment Fees:

  • 400 € / semester (semesters 1 & 2)
  • 200€ / semester (semesters 3 to 6)

Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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