University of Luxembourg

The World100 Representative

Jenny Hällen Hedberg - Head of international relations

Jenny runs the international relations office of the university which takes care of International strategy, Staff mobility, the Global exchange programme, Erasmus +, Erasmus Mundus, International networks, Visits, Alumni , the UniGR, Euraxess and several other projects.

Jenny Hällen-Hedberg



Key facts about University of Luxembourg





All undergraduate students spend at least one semester abroad. The University has student exchange agreements and research cooperations with 78 universities around the world.





6,200 students and 1,600 employees from across the globe.





Multilingualism - many bilingual and some trilingual degrees as well as degrees taught entirely in English. Lecturers originating from 20 different countries and language courses for all staff and students.





11 bachelor's degrees, 39 master's degrees, 13 vocational training and lifelong learning courses and 7 doctoral schools.





115 different student nationalities - 43% from Luxembourg, 46% from other EU-27 countries, 11% from non-EU countries.





9,500 degrees delivered since the University was founded in 2003.





Ranked number 193 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2015-16





1,096 scientific publications, of which 566 in refereed journals, published in 2015





6 ongoing funded chairs.





42 million Euros in third party funded research revenue. 29 million Euros from the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR) and 5.2 million Euros from the EU.





Budget of 204.7 million Euros (2015)





A W100 member since 2016





No additional tuition fees for foreign students.



About University of Luxembourg 

Founded in 2003 as the first and only public university of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, the University of Luxembourg is a multilingual European research university. It is a modern institution with a personal atmosphere, close to European institutions, innovative companies and the financial place.

With nearly 6,200 students and about 1,600 employees from all over the globe, the University offers a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses.

The mandatory semester abroad for bachelor’s students reflects the importance attached to mobility.

The research teams and about 600 PhD students work in three faculties and two interdisciplinary centres.

International Partnerships

78 student exchange agreements and research cooperations with universities in Europe, Asia and North America. All undergraduate students spend at least one semester abroad.