Luxembourg is a small country with a large footprint in European affairs.  Considered the financial capital of Europe, Luxembourg is home to a thriving business community.   It is a multi-lingual and multi-cultural country, where you will encounter residents from across Europe and around the world.

The Country

Approximately 575,000 people reside within Luxembourg’s 998 square miles. Its capital, Luxembourg City, is one of the three official capitals of the European Union and seat of the European Court of Justice. Its culture, people and languages are highly intertwined with its neighbors, essentially a mixture of French and Germanic cultures.  Within Luxembourg’s 998 square miles reside approximately 575,000 people.

Luxembourg is located between Germany, France and Belgium.  It has a rich history dating back to Roman times, and Luxembourg is a unique combination of quaint Old World architecture and state-of-the-art amenities. Major European cities such as Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and Frankfort are an easy train ride away.

Economically, Luxembourg is one of the most vibrant countries in Western Europe, representing a variety of businesses and industries including manufacturing, finance, insurance and natural resources. In addition, Luxembourg is home to the largest concentration of banks in the European community.

The Campus

The SHU Semester in Luxembourg program is Luxembourg_980-320x240housed in the Chamber of Commerce, right in the heart of the financial district of the city.  The facilities are modern and include a cafeteria, wi-fi and conference rooms.  The campus was established in 1991 as a SHU MBA site, and now also houses SHU’s global studies program.


Students participating in the SHU Semester in Luxembourg will reside at Centre Jean XXIII, an idyllic residential center located in the wooded hills of Luxembourg within easy walking distance to the campus.  Students will have access to kitchenettes, laundry facilities, and weekly cleaning services.  In addition, program fees include breakfast and dinner daily.