• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
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From the beginning of your academic career, you will explore a wide range of topics and approaches, engage in current scholarly debates and investigate the complexities and the intricacies of your chosen field. 

What is special about this programme?

Do you ever wonder about the power and the beauty of the written word? Are you curious about how we use language and why we adapt the way we speak and write to social or cultural circumstances? If you do think about such issues, this study programme may be for you.

The structure of the Bachelor in European Cultures - English Studies at the University of Luxembourg  is quite unique: it embeds traditional training in English Studies within a lived interdisciplinary and intercultural framework. Indeed, our team brings together staff from different parts of the world, and our teaching is informed by a variety of academic cultures and methodologies.

Moreover, the interdisciplinary framework of the Bachelor is co-organised by the five tracks of the study programme:

  • French Studies
  • German Studies
  • History
  • Philosophy

It provides general introductions to the other BCE and related fields on the one hand, and interdisciplinary training on the other.

Career Opportunities

As a graduate of the Bachelor en Cultures Européennes: English Studies track, you will be qualified to pursue a Master degree in English Studies and/or Humanities related fields.

In combination with an MA and a stay abroad in an English-speaking country, you will meet the legal requirements for teaching careers in Luxembourg.

Moreover, our focus on critical thinking, presentation skills, and active engagement with text and language will prepare you for careers in:

  • journalism and related professions
  • publishing
  • communications and public relations
  • cultural agencies

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • English Linguistics
  • Language, Society and Power
  • Text and Context
  • Form and Genre
  • Criticism and Theory
  • Comparative Literature
  • German, French and Romance Literatures and Linguistics
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Film and Media Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Lecture Series and Seminars with a variety of focuses

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 (semester 1-2)
  • 200€ / semester (semester 3-6)

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.


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