Luxembourg Campus

Why Study in Luxembourg

Boasting one of the world’s highest GDP per capita, Luxembourg is situated between France, Germany and Belgium, whilst strategically positioned as one of the official capitals of the EU.  As an important European business hub, Luxembourg not only offers key attractions for business students, but it is a pivotal city that hosts the headquarters of both private/public global institutions (incl. the EU Court of Justice), and is a centre of fintech, services and digital innovations initiatives to promote circular economies. Its location facilitates cross-border ventures, and a vibrant startup ecosystem encourages entrepreneurship.

Whilst the capital city is classified as a UNESCO world heritage site, Luxembourg campus is located within the historic Wiltz castle in the north of the country, accessible via free public transport from main cities such as Luxembourg, Mersch, and Ettelbruck. The castle is surrounded by a beautiful park and is a popular tourist destination.

The school also benefits from subsidised student accommodation in close proximity to the campus.

Student Life in Luxembourg

Housing fees can vary depending on the different areas. In Luxembourg City, university dormitories generally cost between 350 and 400 EUR per month, while renting a private flat can range from 600 to 1,000 EUR per month. It’s worth noting that these figures are estimates and may vary depending on factors such as location and apartment size. Given the high demand for student housing, it is advisable to begin your search early.

Convenient accommodation

As part of Wiltz’ ambition to develop its academic activities, students from local higher education schools have privileged access to the town’s student dormitories.

Public transportation

Luxembourg offers a modern, efficient and free transportation system. With reliable trains, buses, and trams, getting around the country and neighboring cities is convenient. Whereas you would like to commute by bus, train or tram, commuting within the country is completely free for everyone.

Public bicycle

Luxembourg offers as well the possibility to commute by bike using the Veloh! for an annual fee of 18€.

Luxembourg offers attractive part-time employment and internship opportunities for international students. They can work part-time during the academic year and full-time during the summer, providing flexibility to gain practical experience. However, there are regulations to follow.

International students in Luxembourg can work up to 15 hours per week on average, with a maximum of 60 hours per month. These rules prioritize academics while allowing students to gain valuable work experience.

To work legally, students must have a valid student visa and work permit. Basic knowledge of one of the official languages, such as Luxembourgish, French, or German, can be advantageous for communication and accessing a wider range of opportunities. Popular job portals like,, and offer diverse listings across industries, helping students find job openings and internships.

For more information and resources on employment for students in Luxembourg, visit Luxtoday.

UBI Career services office

At UBI, we understand the importance of preparing our students for the professional world both during and after their time with us. That’s why we have a dedicated Career Services Office that provides valuable support and guidance. Our career services office helps students enhance their job readiness skills and connects them with professional opportunities. Additionally, each program at UBI offers the option to pursue an internship as part of the curriculum. This allows students to gain practical experience and further strengthen their skill set. With UBI’s comprehensive career support and internship opportunities, we aim to empower our students for success in their chosen fields.

In Luxembourg, you’ll thrive in a multicultural environment, surrounded by people from diverse backgrounds. You’ll have the opportunity to attend festivals and events that showcase the country’s rich traditions, indulge in its culinary delights influenced by neighboring countries, and explore its stunning landscapes through hiking and cycling. Additionally, Luxembourg’s museums and art scene will captivate you with their exhibitions, while student associations and clubs will provide avenues for socializing and engaging in extracurricular activities. With its central location in Europe, Luxembourg also offers the convenience of easy travel to nearby countries, allowing you to further broaden your cultural experiences.

UBI students and the school organize activities such as social events, company visits and group excursions to explore what the country has to offer. As a partner of the Paperjam Business Club, students at UBI get access to prestigious business workshops and networking opportunities across the country.

UBI offers student not only the chance to be in close proximity of the professional world in which they are learning to integrate, but also an opportunity to explore its heritage and rich diversity of cultures

To help you plan your budget and understand general living costs, we have provided an overview of estimated expenses:

  • Housing: The cost of housing in Luxembourg varies depending on the type of accommodation and location. A single room in a shared apartment in the city center can cost around €350-€400 per month, while a private apartment in a desirable area can range from €600 to €1,000 per month. Utilities such as electricity and water can add an additional €180-€250 per month.
  • Food: The cost of food in Luxembourg can vary depending on your preferences. On average, groceries can amount to around €250-€300 per month. If you enjoy eating out occasionally, budgeting an additional €100-€150 per month for dining out at restaurants can be reasonable.
  • Transportation: Luxembourg offers a free transportation system. With reliable trains, buses, and trams, getting around the country and neighboring cities is convenient. Luxembourg offers as well the possibility to commute by bike using the Veloh! for an annual fee of 18€.
  • Entertainment: The cost of entertainment in Luxembourg caters to various budgets. Watching a movie at a local cinema may cost around €15-€20 per ticket, while spending a night out at bars or clubs can range from €30 to €50. Engaging in various activities, such as visiting museums and engaging in recreational pursuits, may cost around €50-€100 per month
  • On average, students can expect to budget a minimum of €700 per month to cover their expenses in Luxembourg. For a more comfortable lifestyle, budgeting between €1,000 and €1,500 per month would provide a greater range of options and opportunities for exploration.

*These are just estimates, and your actual costs may vary depending on your lifestyle and spending habits.

International students requiring a visa need to strictly follow the recommended procedure well in advance as shown within any of our programme pages: BSc, MSc and MBA.

Please pay attention to the fact that visa applications are also closely dependent on a “sufficient means of subsistence”.

For concise information on visa requirements and procedures for studying in Luxembourg, please visit the official website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Immigration.

About Luxembourg

 Luxembourg stands as the world’s only Grand Duchy, a unique designation referring to a state or territory governed by a grand duke or duchess. This royal leadership contributes to the country’s rich history and adds a distinctive touch to its governance and cultural identity.

Despite its small size, Luxembourg holds great significance. It is only slightly larger than the city of Washington, D.C., yet within its borders lies a wealth of history, natural beauty, and economic prowess. Its compactness makes it easier to explore and navigate, offering the opportunity to discover a variety of attractions within a relatively concentrated area.

Luxembourg has established itself as a prominent financial center. Hosting institutions such as the European Investment Bank and serving as the headquarters for numerous international banks and financial institutions, the country plays a pivotal role in global finance. This status contributes to Luxembourg’s dynamic and prosperous economy.

Luxembourg embraces a multilingual environment, with four official languages: Luxembourgish, French, German, and English. This linguistic diversity reflects the country’s international outlook and provides an inclusive atmosphere for both residents and visitors. The presence of multiple languages enhances communication and cultural exchange within Luxembourg’s cosmopolitan society.

Safety is a noteworthy characteristic of Luxembourg, boasting one of the lowest crime rates globally. The country’s commitment to security and stability creates an environment where residents and visitors can feel secure in their daily lives. This reputation further contributes to Luxembourg’s appeal as a welcoming and peaceful destination.

Access to Education in Luxembourg

UBI is a member of the United Nation’s PRME (Principles for Responsible Management Education) member, which aligns institutions to the  Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of our good citizenship initiative to provide equitable education beyond our various scholarships, the school works in collaboration with Fundacion Bolsa de Comercio (Chamber of Commerce Foundation), which aims to provide accessible online undergraduate education for a select number of Argentinian students.

Contact us for eligibility to this initiative.

Luxembourg offers its residents the opportunity to obtain a government grant (AIDEFI) for candidates seeking to pursue higher education studies.

Unlock the potential of this grant by exploring its terms and conditions, and see how it can be a pivotal tool in financing your academnic journey at UBI Business School.

Our Facilities​


UBI’s Luxembourg campus is located in Wiltz’s renovated castle, north of the country and one hour away from Luxembourg’s capital.

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