University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Language And Literature, Humanities, Arts And Education (FLSHASE)

Introduction

The University of Luxembourg: Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual European research university with nearly 6,200 students from all over the globe. Our university is a modern institution offering a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses. The University of Luxembourg is ranked number 193 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2015-2016.

A faculty with a personal touch

With a unique selection of multilingual Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education offers innovative and attractive perspectives for the next generation of academics and professionals. Students benefit from small class sizes and many courses are taught as seminars. which provide students with the opportunities for discussion and help them to get the most out of their learning experience. There are no additional tuition fees for international students (the enrolment fee for Master’s students is € 200/semester).

Multilingual teaching

Our international teaching staff is one of our key assets. Most of our degrees are taught in English and/or French and/or German. Free language courses are offered and campus life is as multilingual and multicultural as is the country of Luxembourg. Students gain insights into different academic cultures and get a degree that provides them with clear advantages on the job market.

An international atmosphere

Student mobility and cultural openness are encouraged and promoted at the University of Luxembourg. All our undergraduates have to spend at least one semester abroad at one of our partner universities in Europe, North America or Asia.

Studying in Luxembourg

Luxembourg, the second smallest member state of the European Union, is a truly multicultural and multilingual country with 3 official languages and home to over 170 nationalities. The city of Luxembourg boasts a vibrant cultural and art scene including museums, theatres and music venues. The city of Luxembourg is one of the safest capitals in the world. The Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education is situated on Belval, a former steel industry site, just a few km outside the city of Luxembourg. The huge site brings together academic research and teaching, work and leisure, urban living and culture and is an exciting place to work, study and live.

This school offers programs in:
  • English
  • German
  • French

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Programs

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Master in Architecture

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structured around three major themes: architecture, European urbanisation and globalisation. [+]

The Master in Architecture is a two-year English-taught programme which combines both a traditional curriculum of architectural education and a profiled programme structured around three major themes: architecture, European urbanisation and globalisation.

The Master in Architecture educates future architects with specific additional skills in research and knowledge in the field of urban design particular to European urbanism and globalisation.

The Master in Architecture focuses on:

architectural and urban design on different scales in a European context, with an emphasis on the strategic aspects of design architectural and urban research with architectural means (plans, sections, elevations, diagrams, perspectives), focusing particularly on European urbanisation research on the impact of globalisation on cities and regions, as well as on the comparative analysis of typologies in architecture and urbanisation worldwide ... [-]

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Master in Border Studies

Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The Master in Border Studies is a two-year joint international study programme addressing the complex economic, political, social and cultural issues of borders and of border regions in Europe and beyond. [+]

The Master in Border Studies is a two-year joint international study programme addressing the complex economic, political, social and cultural issues of borders and of border regions in Europe and beyond.

The multilingual courses are taught in German, French and English in three countries at four different universities:

University of Luxembourg; University of Lorraine (France); Saarland University (Germany); University of Kaiserslautern (Germany). Addressing the challenging questions of the 21st century

In the wake of the abolition of regular border controls in Europe and the fall of the iron curtain, the field of Border Studies has opened up new objects of research and has experienced a noticeable development boost. At the same time, European societies experience the challenges of the new closing of borders.... [-]


Master in European Contemporary History

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The Master in European Contemporary History gives the right expertise to explore contemporary European issues. [+]

A historical perspective is of key importance to tomorrow’s professionals in the academic, business and political world to deal with socio-political issues of the future. The Master in European Contemporary History gives the right expertise to explore contemporary European issues. With its connections to numerous European institutions, several international cultural institutions and numerous international companies situated in Luxembourg, the Master's professional environment is both wide-ranging and stimulating.

With the European institutions a stone’s throw away from the Campus, students have privileged access to documentation in the European institutions, to the digital and media library of the Centre Virtuel de la Connaissance sur l’Europe (CVCE) as well as the EIB archives on Campus. The Master programme puts special emphasis on Digital Humanities and Public History thus offering a unique blend of historical theory and practical application The Master functions in a multicultural European and multilingual teaching and learning environment. It boasts a distinguished teaching staff, including Prof. Leboutte, holder of the Jean Monnet Chair in European history. It provides excellent student support thanks to its small classes, seminar groups, one to one tutorials and series of conferences held by the international experts and key players in the making of Europe.... [-]


Master in European Governance

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The principal objective of the Master in European Governance is to educate experts in European public policy, providing an advanced-level training in Political Science complemented by a wider interdisciplinarity. [+]

Taught in the heart of one of the principal institutional centers of the European Union, the University of Luxembourg’s innovative new bilingual (English/French) Master in European Governance distinctively combines:

a strong core of teaching on European Politics and Policy a broader interdisciplinary curriculum on European integration; a series of practitioner-led seminars providing unique insight into the processes of European decision-making.

The Master’s degree builds upon the research programme in European Governance established in 2004, which brings together over 25 collaborators (http://europa.uni.lu).

Objectives

The principal objective of the Master in European Governance is to educate experts in European public policy, providing an advanced-level training in Political Science complemented by a wider interdisciplinarity. The programme permits students:... [-]


Master in Geography and Spatial Planning

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The Master in Geography and Spatial Planning is designed to respond to the growing need for highly qualified experts that can embrace the multidimensionality and complexity of the evolution of cities and regions, reflecting global changes and local dynamics. [+]

Study programme

The Master in Geography and Spatial Planning is designed to respond to the growing need for highly qualified experts that can embrace the multidimensionality and complexity of the evolution of cities and regions, reflecting global changes and local dynamics.

Despite the demand for European or transnational coordination in spatial planning, national planning cultures and concepts within Europe continue to be markedly heterogeneous. You will be prepared for understanding a wide range of European and transnational planning philosophies and processes, as well as transcending current limits.

The programme addresses key social, economic and environmental challenges with a geographical and multi-scalar perspective. Sustainable planning strategies require a holistic approach and push researchers and experts to enlarge the scope of their competencies and move beyond singular disciplinary culture.... [-]


Master in Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts

Campus Full time Part time 2 years September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette + 1 more

The subject of the Academic Master programme “Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts” is the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society which is today characterized more and more by mobility, migration and diversity. [+]

Goals

The subject of the Academic Master programme “Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts” is the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society which is today characterized more and more by mobility, migration and diversity. In particular, it focuses on issues of linguistic and cultural diversity which arise among other things in the fields of education, communication and in different institutional and professional contexts. In courses and seminars, multilingualism is likewise an integral part of the forms of exchange between the students. In the philosophy of the programme, multilingualism is considered to be of added value in the building of knowledge.... [-]


Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. It is specially designed for international students who have a special interest and who aim for a first-class education in modern and contemporary European philosophy. [+]

Study programme

The Master in Modern and Contemporary European Philosophy focuses on European philosophy from Descartes to the present day. To our knowledge, this is the only existing Master’s programme that has a specialisation in this field of philosophy. It is specially designed for international students who have a special interest and who aim for a first-class education in modern and contemporary European philosophy.

The programme offers an in-depth study of European philosophy beginning with classical rationalism and empiricism, moving on to Kant and German Idealism, and concluding with the 20th century and contemporary philosophy.

The programme is unique since it includes credited language courses that give students the opportunity to improve on their knowledge of French and German, it offers credited internships that connect students with the job market, and finally, it includes interdisciplinary course options in other fields like history, politics, or literature.... [-]


Master in Psychology: Evaluation and Assessment

Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette + 1 more

The master’s degree program in psychology that we offer features key qualifications specific to the assessment field. [+]

Study program

The personal and professional future of every individual is marked more and more by life-long learning. In such a context, there is a growing need to assess, on a regular basis, the learning potential and the skill and personality profiles of individuals. These assessments will be used in different areas such as admission to degree programs, the distribution of jobs, mobility in society, etc. The master’s degree program in psychology that we offer features key qualifications specific to the assessment field. It consequently gives access to sectors of activity that require the use of assessment tools and methods such as human resources departments, assessment centres, initial and continuing training centres, etc.... [-]


Master in Psychology: Psychological Intervention

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). [+]

Study programme

The track Psychological Intervention provides students with the opportunity to develop knowledge and competencies in the field of psychological interventions. The programme includes both advanced theoretical, methodological, and applied aspects of psychological intervention research as well as practical on-the-job training.

This programme takes a multi-reference approach to various fields of psychological intervention (clinical psychology, health psychology, applied social psychology, developmental psychology). The courses are carried out in close collaboration with nationally and internationally renowned scholars.

Career opportunities

Students will be thoroughly prepared for a career in psychological intervention and research. Career opportunities are multifarious, especially in the field of clinical psychology, educational psychology, and other fields of intervention as well as in research.... [-]


Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences

Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 Luxembourg Esch-sur-Alzette

This international, multidisciplinary, research-based Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences addresses topics at the nexus of education and society and key challenges facing contemporary societies and welfare states. [+]

Education's importance for individual life chances and societal development continues to rise worldwide. Changes in schooling, vocational training and higher education as well as informal, inclusive and lifelong learning emphasize this growing significance.

This international, multidisciplinary, research-based Master in Social Sciences and Educational Sciences addresses topics at the nexus of education and society and key challenges facing contemporary societies and welfare states.

Programme scope

English-language-based, the programme distinctively unites social scientific analysis of education and social systems and policies at local, national, European, and global levels. It combines historical, cultural, political, educational and sociological perspectives on educational institutions and organizations as well as their conditions and their consequences.... [-]


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