Ministry of Higher Education and Research // The Luxembourg Government
The Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MESR) is responsible for organising, coordinating and overseeing the Luxembourg higher education landscape. Within this context, the MESR acts as the supervising ministry of the University of Luxembourg and is in charge of the accreditation of the programmes leading to a higher technician certificate (brevet de technicien supérieur) as well as of foreign higher education institutions established on the territory of the Grand Duchy and of their study programmes.
For the public celebration of the birthday of H.R.H. the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Larochette and Luxembourg City on 22 and 23 June 2018.
The internationally acclaimed researcher Michael Goedert, a Luxembourg national, is awarded with the “Brain Prize 2018” by the Lundbeck Foundation. The Brain Prize recognises influential advances in any area of neuroscience.