Welcome Day Schedule

Morning Activities Welcome Day

Come as you are — no need to register for morning activities.

Coffee & croissants at Welcome Day

9.00 - 10.00 - Maison du Savoir - Ground Floor

Enjoy a delicious breakfast before taking part in the Official Welcome Session.

nformation stands on University services

9.00 - 12.00 - Maison du Savoir - Ground Floor

Receive more information about the University of Luxembourg’s services and get in touch with the administration at the stands open all morning.

Welcome session & Introduction to student life

10.00 - 11.00 - Maison du Savoir - Floor -1 (Grand Auditoire)

Welcoming words and presentation by the Rector Stéphane Pallage and the Vice-Rector for academic affairs Prof. Catherine Léglu
Introduction to the Luxembourg Learning Centre by the Head of Library Services Marie-Pierre Pausch
Presentation of Student Services and Student Delegation 

Discover the campus - Belval campus guided tours

Belval Campus from above

11.30 - 15.00 - Halle des poches à fonte

Guided tours by students from the the Student Association Historic.UL!

Duration: approximately 45 minutes, departure at 11.30, 13.30 and 15.00
Languages: English OR French OR German

Please register for this activity!


Welcome packages can be picked up at the Maison du Savoir, Floor -1, from 9.00-12.00


Afternoon Activities Welcome Day

Welcome BBQ

12.00 - 14.00, Place des Jardins (Massenoire side – in front of the Rockhal)

Since 2015, the Welcome BBQ has always been a big hit. Free lunch and drinks, with music and entertainment.

Please register!

Sponsor’s activities & Uni.lu student associations

14.00 - 17.00 – Place des Jardins (covered space – Halle des poches à fonte)

Guided visits of the Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC)

Luxembourg Learning Centre from inside


13.00 - 17.00 - Welcome area of the Luxembourg Learning Centre

The Luxembourg Learning Centre has opened its doors a year ago! 

Visit the University Library and find out about innovative services, comfortable
spaces for individual and collaborative work. Or let the exceptional architecture
inspire you. The LLC staff is looking forward to welcoming you on site!

Duration: 20 minutes, departure every 20 minutes
Languages: English OR French OR German
Number of participants/Tour: 20 maximum

Please register!

Fun challenges: “A journey through the world of entrepreneurship”

14.00 - 17.00 – University of Luxembourg Incubator (Belval Campus)

The University of Luxembourg Incubator is inviting you to go on a Journey through the World of Entrepreneurship with a tour of 4 fun challenges. Are you a natural leader? An out of the box thinker? Do you work well in a team? Come learn what entrepreneurial qualities you possess and how those qualities can be leveraged! It’s fun and low stress.

Start your challenge anytime between 14.00 and 16.00.

Please register for this activity!

Challenge 1: The Hive Howl

The Hive Howl University of Luxembourg Incubator

Teamwork is fun! At the Incubator, the fun starts even before. Experience a team-building challenge that awakens your animal instinct. Unleash your creativity to find your "herd": the fellow students which will join forces with you to win the first prize at the University of Luxembourg Welcome Day activities.

Challenge 2: Outdo Gëlle Fra!

Gelle Fra University of Luxembourg Incubator


Have you already met the most famous lady in Luxembourg? The Golden Lady secured herself a beautiful view at an altitude of 21 meters. Challenge her with high ambitions and defy gravity! We provide your team with a bunch of spaghetti, a string and a marshmallow to show us that you can do better…

Challenge 3: The Hive Bucket challenge

The Hive Bucket Challenge University of Luxembourg Incubator

In our third challenge, seize your chance to improve as a leader by guiding a team that trusts you – blindly. Define your own efficient communication system that will allow you to fill your bucket first. Good leadership is one of the qualities that makes a team successful!

Challenge 4: The Hive Initiation

The Hive Initiation University of Luxembourg Incubator

Strategic planning is crucial for entrepreneurs. Show your strategic skills, coupled with sporting commitment, in our fourth challenge. Scoring points on our giant target could secure your team the decisive lead in the competition. However: technique alone is not enough – use the strength of your team members wisely!