Students from the age of 4 are obligated to continue education until the age of 16. Primary and secondary educational schools in Luxembourg are state run and free of charge. These schools are also often taught in both German and French, with English being introduced as a different subject. Students in secondary level education in Luxembourg are able to choose between a classical system of education reading students for studying in university. A technical system offering vocational education for students to prepare themselves for a certain profession. Another option is for students to join a Sportlycee which focuses students to compete and train for sports at a higher level.
Students from within the European Union and Non-EU students only have t pay for a portion of their studies in the universities in Luxembourg. This usually encompasses only having to pay for a certain set of courses depending on the degree and approximately cost the student about 600 Euros per semester. Prices should be validated with the universities themselves however.
Currently (2014) Luxembourg only has two universities. The University of Luxembourg and the Sacred Heart University Luxembourg. Both universities provide bachelor, masters and PhD programs.
Within these universities, there are several programs (Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral) that are offered and taught in only English or a mixture of English and French. The main language of instruction for other programs however is French or German or a mixture of both.
Students of all levels are required to apply directly to the universities from their online application forms offered on their websites.