Useful addresses

On this page, you will find addresses and useful links to guide you in your choice of profession and studies.

Ministries

Ministry of Education, Children and Youth (MENJE)
33, Rives de Clausen
L-2165 Luxembourg

Phone: (+352) 247-85100
E-mail: info@men.lu
Website: www.men.lu

 

Ministry of Research and Higher Education
18-20, montée de la Pétrusse
L-2327 Luxembourg

Phone: (+352) 247-86619
E-mail: contact@mesr.public.lu
Website: www.mesr.gouvernement.lu

Guidance and Support

Maison de l’orientation
29, rue Aldringen
L-1118 Luxembourg

Phone: (+352) 80 02 81 81
E-mail: info@maison-orientation.public.lu
Website: www.maison-orientation.lu

Opening times: from Monday to Friday from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm except for the “higher education” desk which is only open in the afternoons from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm)

The Maison de l’Orientation is a state administration which groups together in one place, the public actors working in the field of academic and professional guidance.  Within the “guidance” space, citizens can benefit from an initial  meeting without an appointment and which respects anonymity, at any time  of the year (even during school holidays).

 

Institut de formation de l’Éducation nationale  (National Education Training Institute) (IFEN)
eduPôle, Route de Diekirch
L-7220 Walferdange

Phone: (+352) 247-85965
E-mail: info@ifen.lu
Website: www.ifen.lu

Opening times: from Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm (during term times), from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (during school holidays)

The National Education Training Institute (IFEN) is a department of the Ministry of Education, Children and Youth. It is the privileged partner of teachers, schools and social-educational  establishments in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg with regard to professional integration and continuing training. The IFEN develops training programmes and has a Pedagogical Documentation Centre which is a reference resource in Luxembourg.

 

Studying in Luxembourg

University of Luxembourg
2, avenue de l’Université
L-4365 Esch-sur-Alzette

Phone: (+352) 46 66 44 1
Website: www.uni.lu

Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.  Multilingual, international and centred around research, it defines itself as a modern institution with a human face. The University of Luxembourg offers the following three pedagogy study courses:

  • Bachelor of Education (Bachelor en sciences de l’éducation, BScE);
  • Bachelor in Teacher Training (Bachelor en formation pédagogique, BFP);
  • Master’s degree in secondary education (Master en enseignement secondaire).

 

Online resources

The following websites will provide you with information on higher education by country:

Luxembourg

  • www.orientation.lu – online portal with a wide range of information on schools, universities and professions

Germany

Austria

  • www.studienwahl.at – Studying in Austria, a Portal of the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research (BMBWF)        
  • www.studiversum.at – Orientation, studying, doing a doctorate in Austria

Belgium

  • www.mesetudes.be – the official portal of higher education in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation           
  • www.enseignement.be – the official portal of higher education in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation
  • www.siep.be – information service on studies and professions

France

  • www.onisep.fr – a website of the National office of information on education and professions (Office national d’information sur les enseignements et les professions, Onisep)
  • www.letudiant.fr – information platform on studies and student life in France
  • www.campusfrance.org – a website of the Agence française pour la promotion de l’enseignement supérieur, l’accueil et la mobilité internationale (French agency for the promotion of higher education, accommodation and international mobility)
  • www.parcoursup.fr – national platform for pre-registration in the first year of higher education in France
  • www.devenirenseignant.gouv.fr – a website of the National ministry of education and youth in France

United Kingdom

  • www.ucas.com – UCAS website, the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service, an independent charity and the UK’s shared admissions service for higher education

Switzerland

  • www.orientation.ch – Swiss services centre (Centre suisse de services) | Professional training | professional, university and career guidance (CSFO)
  • www.swissuniversities.ch – Council of Chancellors of Swiss Higher Education Establishments (Conférence des recteurs des hautes écoles suisses)
  • www.lch.ch – Umbrella organisation of teachers in Switzerland

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