Higher education

Higher education is available at certain secondary schools. Since the start of the 2013/2014 school year, the Lycée Classique d'Echternach (LCE) has been offering the first preparatory class for French 'grandes écoles' (top-ranking higher education establishments) for business and management.

Advanced technician's certificate (BTS)

Five technical secondary schools offer about fifteen courses at BTS ('brevet de technicien supérieur') level in various major areas of training: animated drawing, commerce and management, applied arts, health professions, telecommunications, industry and services, etc.

This training comprises a variety of courses and specialist studies leading to an a BTS after two years of study. The two-fold purpose of the courses is to confer professional qualifications at a higher level in a specific field, and to prepare students for the employment market. Students may also continue their studies to the level of a bachelor's degree.

Preparatory classes for French 'grandes écoles'

Since the start of the 2013/2014 school year, the Lycée Classique d'Echternach (LCE) has been offering the first preparatory class for French 'grandes écoles' (top-ranking higher education establishments) for business and management.

Preparatory classes for French 'grandes écoles' are higher education courses taught at a secondary school. These classes select students on the basis of an application and recommendations after the baccalaureate; in two years they prepare students for the competitive examination to enter French establishments with an international reputation such as HEC and ESSEC.

The cycle of study is equivalent to 120 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

The Grand Duchy is planning to offer a mixed course combining science, economics and business. The curriculum also allows access to the third year of university studies (bachelor's degree) in certain fields of study.

Luxembourg School of Business a.s.b.l.

Luxembourg School of Business a.s.b.l. is a private management school in Luxembourg, offering MBA programmes delivered in full-time format and in Weekend-MBA format designed for full-time working professionals. Interested candidates need to have at least two years of work experience before they join the program. For more information: www.luxsb.lu.

BBI School for International Hospitality and Tourism Management

This private school, located in Wiltz in the Luxembourg Ardennes, offers a higher education course in hotel management; the course lasts three years, starting after the baccalaureate has been obtained. For more information, consult the website at www.bbi-edu.eu/.
  • Updated 10-06-2016