The Faculty Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg includes three disciplines offering exceptional academic programs and conducting rigorous research activities. The Faculty is an evolution from the departments of law and economics of the former University Center (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 programs.
Research in Law is 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 program for Ph.D. students
Research activities in the Center of Research in Economic Analysis (CREA) concentrate 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
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 programs 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 program. Offered on a one-year full-time or two-year part-time basis, the program 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 program 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.