In total, the ministry of education allocated €111.1 million in the form of bursaries, and €190.7 million in the form of student loans for the current academic year.
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Almost 30,000 students applied to get a loan or bursary in 2016/2017
In 2016, almost 30,000 students applied to get financial aid from the state.
A bit more than half (18,156) were from resident students, 11,771 were from non-resident students (whose parents work in Luxembourg). In total, the ministry of education allocated €111.1 million in the form of bursaries, and €190.7 million in the form of student loans.
In the 2016/2017 academic year, the most popular country to study in was Germany (4,205 students), followed by Luxembourg (3,666 students) and Belgium (3,464 students). In 2006, the most preferred country was Belgium. As in previous years, most preferred cities closer to home; the most popular city is still Brussels (1,432 students).
In terms of degrees, economics stayed the top choice.
There are 12,224 students registered at bachelor level, 3.982 at master’s and 321 are registered for a PhD in Luxembourg.
Concerning registrations to do a BTS (brevet de technician supérieur, an advance technical diploma), 762 students registered in one of the 24 courses on offer in Luxembourg in 2016/2017 academic year.
At the University of Luxembourg, 6,173 students of 113 nationalities are registered for the current academic year--a number which has not changed much over the past three years.