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As a PhD student at Research Luxembourg, you will contribute to our dynamic and successful research.

One of the main advantages of choosing to do your PhD with Research Luxembourg is the access you will have to a wide range of well-equipped laboratories and facilities available at the University of Luxembourg, LISER, LIH and LIST.

There is also a vibrant academic support network with regular seminars, research group meetings and informal get-togethers, giving you plenty of opportunities to discuss your research interests with your supervisors, peers and other researchers and academic staff.

Discover the University of Luxembourg’s doctoral schools

Doctoral School in Science and Engineering 

The Doctoral School in Science and Engineering offers seven programmes including Mathematics and Applications, Physics and Materials Sciences, Civil Engineering Sciences, Mechanical/Electro and Communications Engineering, Computer Science and Computer Engineering, Systems and Molecular Biomedecine, and Computational Sciences.

Doctoral School of Law

The Doctoral School of Law fosters an open-minded approach to legal analysis, going beyond the boundaries of national jurisdictions, to promote comparative cross-disciplinary research, within a multilingual environment (English, French and German) and an international academic team.

Doctoral School in Economics, Finance and Management

The Doctoral School in Economics and Finance focuses on two main topics: Economics (regional development, economic integration, environment policies, international economics, labour economics, macro finance, macroeconomic growth and dynamics) and finance (quantitative finance, risk management and financial governance, corporate finance, behavioral finance, law and finance, Islamic finance).

Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences

The Doctoral School in Humanities and Social Sciences offers four research programmes in Humanities, Education, Social Sciences, and Psychology.

Discover the University of Luxembourg’s research centres

SnT – Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust

The Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) conducts internationally competitive research in information and communication technology (ICT) with high relevance creating socio-economic impact. In addition to long-term, high-risk research, SnT engages in demand driven collaborative projects with industry and the public sector.

LCSB – Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine

The Luxembourg Centre for Systems Biomedicine develops and applies systems-level approaches to gain insight into the molecular and cellular mechanisms of human diseases. Experimental and computational approaches are combined to analyse the complexity of biological systems underlying disease pathogenesis. The LCSB is pioneering the way for a predictive, preventive and personalised medicine. Neurodegenerative diseases, especially Parkinson’s disease are major targets within LCSB’s research activities.

C2DH – Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History

The Luxembourg Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C2 DH) is a research centre of the highest academic excellence for the study, analysis and public dissemination of contemporary Luxembourgish and European history. It promotes an interdisciplinary approach with a particular focus on new digital methods and tools for historical research and teaching.

Discover the Luxembourg research institutes

Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH)

The Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH) is a public biomedical research organisation focused on precision health and invested in becoming a leading reference in Europe for the translation of scientific excellence into meaningful benefits for patients. Find out PhD open positions.

Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

The Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) is a missiondriven Research and Technology Organisation (RTO) that develops competitive and market-oriented product/service prototypes for public and private stakeholders. Its mission consists of pushing the frontiers in research for high-impact innovation. Discover the PhD positions.

Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER)

The Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) is devoted to the advancement of knowledge in economic, social and spatial sciences. In the particular context of Luxembourg and in the heart of Europe, it is committed to contribute in a proactive and targeted manner to the sustainable and inclusive development of societies at the national and international level. Explore the open positions.

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