University of Luxembourg

Master in European Governance, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
  • English, French


Taught in the heart of one of the principal institutional centres of the European Union, the innovative bilingual (English/French) Master In European Governance at the University of Luxembourg distinctively combines:

  • a strong core of teaching on European Politics and Policy
  • a broader interdisciplinary curriculum on European integration;
  • a series of practitioner-led seminars providing unique insight into the processes of European decision-making.

The programme permits students:

  • To acquire an advanced-level knowledge of the functioning of the institutional system of the European Union, as well as of a wider range of European public policies (particularly in the areas of economic, social and environmental policy).
  • To benefit from a solid disciplinary grounding in Political Science complemented by an awareness of interdisciplinary research methods
  • To develop transferable skills (data analysis; report-writing; oral presentation, etc.)
  • To familiarise themselves with the working methods of the European institutions and/or of private sector firms (including internship possibilities)
  • To profit from the experience of a bilingual educational and working environment, situated within a wider multilingual context

Career Possibilities

  • European institutions
  • National, regional and local administrations
  • Multinational corporations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Consultancy
  • Lobbying
  • Journalism
  • Education/Research

Programme Structure

Courses Included

  • International Political Economy 
  • The EU Political System 
  • Regionalisms in World Politics 
  • Multi-Level Governance in Europe 
  • EU Law 
  • The Political Economy of European Integration 
  • Environmental Policy in the European Union 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

  • Candidates must normally have completed a Bachelor’s level degree (180 ECTS) in Political Science, Law, Economics, History, Philosophy, Sociology, or another relevant area in the Social Sciences and Humanities. 
  • Admission may also be made on the basis of relevant professional experience (minimum three years), in accordance with the relevant national legislation.
  • Candidates must also have the requisite levels of competence in English and French (DALF (level C1) OR English TOEFL and IELTS - You should also be able to demonstrate at least a good level of comprehension in the other language). 

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA Applies to you

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Luxembourg

  • 1212 - 2070 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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