International University of Health, Exercise and Sports (LUNEX) – LUXEMBOURG



LUNEX International University of Health, Exercise and Sports is a new university based in Differdange (Luxembourg), which opened its doors for students in April 2016. It is a private university with to-date 23 academic and 13 administrative members of staff and counts of total of 14 different nationalities among its staff.

It currently runs three bachelor’s degree programs, namely Bachelor in Exercise & Sport Science, Bachelor in Physiotherapy and Bachelor in International Sport Management; and two Master programmes in Sport & Exercise Science and in Physiotherapy. Three respective departments are managing the undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and all classes are taught in English. There are currently more than 600 students enrolled across the degrees at LUNEX. LUNEX University is also currently in the accreditation process for one master’s degrees in International Sport Management. LUNEX University was successfully approved for the Erasmus Charter for Higher Education in October 2018.

LUNEX aims to establish itself as a reputable institution that contributes innovative research that is relevant to human health, human performance and the social, economic and cultural needs of society. Its mission is to provide students with a transformative, high quality, evidence-based educational experience in the field of health, sport and sport management. Values are central to the quality of the LUNEX experience: inclusivity, integrity, passion, excellence, determination, and ambition. LUNEX believes that providing a supportive, challenging and inspiring learning environment with strong values helps students to be motivated, to grow and to succeed, professionally and personally in order to gain valuable employability skills.

LUNEX has strong partnerships with the Ministries of Higher Education and Research, of Sport, and of Health, as well as key stakeholders in Luxembourg and beyond such as the Luxembourg Olympic and Sports Committee, the National Institute for Sports and Physical Education, Luxembourg Sport Federations and Clubs, as well as schools in Luxembourg.