Research Our research at a glance

Shaping a digital, healthy and sustainable future

Two researchers in a lab

The University of Luxembourg strives for excellence in both fundamental and applied research, fostering innovation and societal progress. Our research combines detailed disciplinary knowledge with interdisciplinary approaches and also feeds directly into our teaching. Key areas include digital transformation, medicine and health, and sustainable and societal development.

Research news

  • Light without borders for the Institut de Photonique

    Physics & Materials Science
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  • Bank notes and coins

    Luxembourg’s economy faces a rate challenge

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Our research in numbers

  • 1,000+
    Ongoing projects
  • 188
    Horizon projects accepted
    for H2020 and HEU
  • 20
    ERC grants since 2014
  • 2,440
    Publications in 2022

We are members of Research Luxembourg

Research Luxembourg Teamplayer

In just a few decades, Luxembourg has successfully built a competitive, innovation-driven research ecosystem. Research Luxembourg is a joint nationwide initiative of the main actors in Luxembourg public research, with the support of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research, including the University of Luxembourg (, Luxembourg Institute of Health (LIH), Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER), Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST), Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR), and Luxinnovation.
Reflecting the priority given to research and innovation by the country, it aims to promote scientific cooperation and activities of the research and innovation sector with one ambition: provide the best conditions to make excellence grow and shape a sustainable future.