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Education System Overview

In the 2015-2016 academic year, 334 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in Luxembourg. 

Academic year: September - July

Major school holidays/break:

  • End of October – beginning of November
  • End of December – first week of January
  • End of February (1 week)
  • Easter (2 weeks)
  • End of May (1 week)

Major exam period(s): December, January, June and July 

Six years of English language classes are required for all Luxembourger high school students. 

Structure of the University System

Years of study required to earn a bachelor's degree: 3 years

The language of instruction in universities: French, German, English