It scored particularly well for “international outlook” (99.7) and received 87.7 for “citations”. Its overall score was 59.8.
The Young University Rankings considers universities aged 50 or younger. The top spot was occupied by the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, followed by the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland), Nanyan Technological University in Singapore, Paris Science et Lettres, in France, and City University of Hong Kong. Closer to home, the Sorbonne University in France ranked ninth, Maastricht University in the Netherlands was ranked tenth and the University of Duisburg-Essen in Germany came in at number 14.
Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is today located at Belval, Kirchberg and Limpertsberg where it counts close to 5,000 full time students. Students span some 120 different nationalities and indeed international students make up 57% of the student population, a phenomenon which can be explained by the fact that it offers several master’s and doctoral programmes in English. Undergraduates are also expected to spend a semester abroad as part of their studies.
In the World University Rankings, the university is ranked 201-250 th overall. It scored highly for its computer sciences programme, for which it came in at ninetieth place.