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.
On 4 August 2020, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Ministry of the Economy, as the supervisory body of the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), and Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) in view of the creation by the end of 2020, in Luxembourg, of a "European Space Resources Innovation Centre”, called ESRIC in abbreviated form.
The Minister of the Economy Franz Fayot and the Minister for Higher Education and Research Claude Meisch visited Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST) on Monday. Their motive was an inspection and demonstration of the “Cross-Functional Dashboard”, in relation to the country’s COVID-19 data.