University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

Introduction

The Faculty Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg includes three disciplines offering exceptional academic programmes and conducting rigorous research activities. The Faculty is an evolution from the departments of law and economics of the former University Centre (Centre Universitaire), the predecessor to the University of Luxembourg.

The FDEF consists of three research units, originally established as part of the Gabriel Lippmann Public Research Centre (Centre de Recherche Public Gabriel Lippmann), evolving to include today's Luxembourg School of Finance.

This Faculty offers 6 Master degrees, 3 Bachelor degrees and two professional programmes.

Law

Research in Law are conducted by the Laboratoire de Droit Economique, whose research activities focus on financial and business law, and the Centre de Droit Européen .

The academic offer is currently composed by:

- A Bachelor en droit

- Three Masters focused on European Law:

  • Master en droit européen – LL.M .
  • Master en droit économique européen - LL.M .
  • Master en droit financier européen et international - LL.M

- A supervision programme for PhD students

Economics

Research activities in Center of Research in Economic Analysis (CREA) concentrates on:

  • Economic integration: competition, attractiveness in small economies
  • International finance
  • Economic development: growth, agglomeration effects, and sustainable development



Education programs include

  • Academic Bachelor in Economics
  • Professional Bachelor in Management
  • Master in Economics and Finance
  • Diploma for additional training in auditing and accounting
  • Doctoral Training Program

Finance

The Luxembourg School of Finance (LSF) is the Department of Finance of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg. The LSF’s mission is to offer education programmes and conduct academic research in finance at the highest level. It strives to attract outstanding individuals as students and faculty, and to create an environment of excellence.

Since its inception in 2003, over 250 students of over 30 nationalities have completed the MSc in Banking and Finance programme. Offered on a one-year full-time or two-year part-time basis, the programme is ideal for students having a previous degree in finance or related field, as well as for professionals seeking to obtain a greater theoretical foundation in finance to support their career objectives.

The MSc in Banking and Finance represents exceptional value. In addition to a comprehensive curriculum, it features renowned professors from both the LSF and partner universities such as INSEAD and the New York University (NYU) Stern School of Business. A tailor-made Residential Academic Week at NYU Stern School of Business is an important part of the programme and greatly enjoyed by students.

The LSF is closely tied to the Luxembourg Financial Centre, with on-going partnerships in research, internships and student placement, and events of academic and professional interest.The Financial Centre participates in the LSF’s governance and supports the LSF in many different forms.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

This school also offers:

MSc

Master of Science in Banking and Finance

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City + 1 more

The Master of Science in Banking and Finance is the flagship programme of the Luxembourg School of Finance. It offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing both classic and more recent areas of the finance discipline as well as the principal functions of banking. [+]

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The Master of Science in Banking and Finance is the flagship programme of the Luxembourg School of Finance. It offers a comprehensive curriculum encompassing both classic and more recent areas of the finance discipline as well as the principal functions of banking.

The cross-functional curriculum provides a dynamic framework of analytical skills and intellectual tools, providing an integrated approach to solving complex banking and financial problems. In addition to a broad range of core courses, students may select one of three streams representing mainstream areas in which they can obtain a deeper knowledge.

Students study with the School’s permanent faculty. The diverse faculty, which maintain close ties to the Luxembourg banking and financial community, engage in leading research and advanced banking and financial knowledge and practices on many fronts including market valuation of financial instruments, risk management, and behavioral finance. In addition, some invited professors from renowned finance faculties of other universities teach selected courses.... [-]


Master

Master in Accounting and Audit

Campus 4 semesters September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City

The academic Master programme in Accounting and Audit has been developed in partnership with leading academics and practitioners. The programme offers scientifically based in-depth knowledge of all specialist areas that are relevant to the field of accounting and auditing, without neglecting the practical relevance of the teaching content or the preparation of candidates for the job market. Students completing the degree course acquire the expertise to solve practical problems on a scientifically sound basis. [+]

About

The academic Master programme in Accounting and Audit has been developed in partnership with leading academics and practitioners. The programme offers scientifically based in-depth knowledge of all specialist areas that are relevant to the field of accounting and auditing, without neglecting the practical relevance of the teaching content or the preparation of candidates for the job market. Students completing the degree course acquire the expertise to solve practical problems on a scientifically sound basis.

To become a statutory auditor in the European Union and a réviseur d’entreprises in Luxembourg candidates attain university entrance and achieve theoretical knowledge of subjects relevant to statutory audit and the ability to apply such knowledge in practice. Candidates aiming to obtain the professional qualification of réviseur d’entreprises will comprehensively have completed the theoretical stage of their training on a high academic level when they graduate.... [-]


Master in Economics and Finance

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City

This master is aimed at students wishing to obtain a comprehensive and sound education in finance. The course highlights the largely complementary nature of theoretical analysis tools and their application in business. In addition to the courses taught by the Professors of the University, seminars are run by professionals who are active in Luxembourg’s financial sector. Presentations of companies that offer work placements for students are also scheduled. [+]

About

This master is aimed at students wishing to obtain a comprehensive and sound education in finance. The course highlights the largely complementary nature of theoretical analysis tools and their application in business. In addition to the courses taught by the Professors of the University, seminars are run by professionals who are active in Luxembourg’s financial sector. Presentations of companies that offer work placements for students are also scheduled.

The course is conducted over 4 semesters (full-time). The first year of the Masters (60 ECTS) consists of the fundamental topics of financial economics. The second year of the Masters offers two options :

a Traditional Track (60 ECTS) comprises in-depth courses in economics and financial techniques as well as either a work placement or time to prepare a thesis. The course is taught in both English and French. a Research Track which offers specific programme combining advanced analysis in Finance and Economics. The courses are taught in English. Objectives ... [-]

Master in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City

Entrepreneurship has become an increasingly popular activity that can be evidenced in different spheres of the economy and society. More commonly, entrepreneurial behaviors are associated with new start-up ventures where risk, ownership, and management are combined to exploit new market or technological opportunities. [+]

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Entrepreneurship has become an increasingly popular activity that can be evidenced in different spheres of the economy and society. More commonly, entrepreneurial behaviors are associated with new start-up ventures where risk, ownership, and management are combined to exploit new market or technological opportunities. But such activities can also be seen in corporate, social, public, civic, community and small business contexts to reflect organizational efforts to sustain competitive advantage, uniqueness, and novelty. This is partly because the twenty-first century is characterized by a fast moving, competitive and global economy. Sustaining a competitive advantage requires that individuals, companies, and nations are able to anticipate and stimulate (rather than merely manage) change.... [-]


Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time 10 months September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City

Are you interested in gaining skills in the current hot topics of digital supply chain, modelling techniques & forecasting, project management, business metrics? [+]

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Are you interested in gaining skills in the current hot topics of digital supply chain, modelling techniques & forecasting, project management, business metrics?

The Master in Logistics and Supply Chain Management of the University of Luxembourg in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Transportation and Logistics (MIT CTL) is for you!

Why study logistics and supply chain management at the LCL? Variety of opportunities for research collaborations as well as career opportunities for graduates offered by Luxembourg - major European and international financial centre and home to many headquarters and logistics firms; Focus on logistics, supply chain and finance from a Luxembourg perspective; Concentrate on analytical problem solving and supply chain management leadership skills; Experience the successful MIT Supply Chain Management curriculum; Benefit from the MIT Global Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence (SCALE) network; Join the cross-disciplinary environment at the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance; Multicultural environment and class body fostering team work approach; Individual supervision encouraging active participation by students. Programme highlights ... [-]

Master in Wealth Management

Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 Luxembourg Luxembourg City + 1 more

The Master in Wealth Management (MWM) is designed to educate and train future wealth managers. [+]

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The Master in Wealth Management (MWM) is designed to educate and train future wealth managers.

The programme combines traditional finance subjects with person-, legal- and tax-centric subjects such as client relationship management, estate planning, ethics and international taxation.

Graduates will be able to find jobs in private banks, foundations, family offices, consultancy firms, insurance companies, and investment firms, among others.

The curriculum is made up of 27 courses ion four-course modules, a module in Singapore and an internship. Depending on starting date and duration of the internship, the course can be completed in either two or three semesters (one year or 18 months).... [-]


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Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
Campus Limpertsberg + Research Building A & B
162a, avenue de la Faïencerie

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg District, L-1511 LU
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Research Building C
148, avenue de la Faïencerie

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg District, L-1511 LU