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Quality of research and life: Discover Luxembourg

Nestled between Germany, Belgium and France, Luxembourg covers a surface area of 2,586 km2. As a highly developed country with an advanced economy and high living standards, Luxembourg stands out for its political stability and its safety. International at heart, the country has one of the world’s most open economies and is one of the European Union’s capitals, hosting many international institutions. While the country excels as a global and European financial centre, Luxembourg is also an international research hub fostering interdisciplinarity and innovation.

More than


make up the 634,700 inhabitants (on January 1st, 2021) 

3 administrative languages (Luxembourgish, French, German)


of speak three or more languages

Luxembourg is the first country in the world to offer entirely free public transport all over the country, and this since March 2020.

Luxembourg is a founding Member State of the European Union

Among the five highest OECD and EU countries in children provisions according to UNICEF

Second greenest Country in the world (2020 Environmental Performance Index)

Second lowest public debt in the EU


most attractive city
in the world according to the AIRINC’s
Global 150 Cities Index.

Eight happiest country in the world (World Happiness Report 2021)

18th top labour market (2021 Total Workforce Index)

Study in Luxembourg

Studying in Luxembourg is a uniquely enriching experience. It means studying in a highly international, multilingual, and distinctly interdisciplinary environment. PhD studies are an important step in an academic career, leading to scientific research or to breaking into the industry.

Work in Luxembourg

At the heart of Europe, Luxembourg has made Research & Innovation as well as higher education the cornerstones of the nation’s vision for the future. Research & Innovation is characterised by excellent infrastructures and research facilities, a smart specialisation in key areas and various research actors. 

The aforementioned elements, coupled with a great quality of life, mean that many international researchers choose to live and work in Luxembourg.

Invest in Luxembourg

Entrepreneurs also find the perfect framework in Luxembourg: With its business-friendly climate, stable economy and a skilled, multilingual workforce, the country is an excellent location for companies targeting the European market as well as for those looking to found their own endeavours.