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  • Locations: Differdange, Luxembourg
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring, Year
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Miami University 
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/01/2019 ** Rolling Admission 01/26/2020 05/14/2020
NOTE: Priority deadline is 01 April 2019. Students who complete applications by this date will be considered for the first round of scholarship awards. Students who complete applications after 01 April will be considered for scholarship awards after the 01 October 2019 regular deadline.

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Course(s) Available In: All Majors, Architecture & Interior Design, Art, Business, Computer and Information Technology, Computer Science, Economics, Education, English, French, German, History, International Studies, Latin American Studies, Manufact & Mechanical Engineering, Marketing, Music, Political Science, Sociology Program Type: Luxembourg
Internships: Possible Study Abroad Advisor: Erin Brandyberry, Kerry Strader, Kevin Fitzgerald, Paula Hudak, Ryan Dye
Program Description:

Miami Luxembourg (MUDEC)
Semester or Full Year Program

Miami University Dolibois European Centerchateau

The Dolibois European Center is housed in a 15th century castle situated in a beautiful park at the center of Differdange, Luxembourg's third-largest city.  The Center, which celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2013, maintains an excellent reputation and strong ties to the local community.

Luxembourgers have a genuine affection for Americans and have special ties with Miami.  Many citizens remember with gratitude the American forces who liberated their country during World War I and II, and think fondly of their own John Dolibois, for whom the European Center is named.  Dolibois was born in Luxembourg, came to Miami as a student in 1938, and returned to his homeland as a U.S. ambassador during the 1980s.   

Being the oldest American program in Luxembourg, the Center enjoys the support of a wide range of local and international experts and officials.

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  • Earn at least 16 credit hours per semester.
  • Because the Center is considered Miami's "fourth campus", all courses taken are Miami courses (grades and credits apply like those earned in Ohio).  Non-Miami students may transfer credits to their home institution.
  • Other than the required language course, all classes are taught in English.
  • Miami students may complete a Miami Plan Thematic Sequence in one semester and/or fulfill the many Miami Plan requirements, including Global Perspectives. Some major/minor courses may be available as well.Students can complete courses towards the European Area Studies Minor.
  • For a complete list of our course offerings, please visit our website:

  • Explore Miami's facility - a beautiful castle with historic features, equipped with modern technology. 
  • Discover life as a local by living with a European host
  • Engage with the community by volunteering with local organizations such as an after-school program, food pantry or red cross center
  • Gain leadership experience by being a member of the Student-Faculty Council
  • Gain work and professional experience by completing an internship


  • Take advantage of the discovery tours - weekend excursions provided by MUDEC to discover local cultural attractions and activities
  • Take the train to explore the surrounding countries on your free weekends.  With it's central location, Luxembourg could not be a better place to explore the varied regions of Europe


No specific classes or language level is required.



  • A 2.5 cumulative GPA (on a scale of 4.0) for students from any major applying for their sophomore, junior, or senior year
  • Non-Miami students must be temporarily admitted to Miami
  • A good conduct/judicial record
  • Completion and quality of the online application, including an essay and one academic letter of reference


Studying at Miami's Dolibois European Center is one of the most economical and rewarding ways to experience Europe. Total fees, including tuition, room, board, and fees, are comparable to those for the Oxford campus.  See our cost sheet for further details.  Additional costs include miscellaneous travel and personal expenses depending on the exchange rate and individual spending habits.


Federal Financial Aid:

Federal Financial Aid may be used on all Miami University study abroad programs. The amount of aid available to each student varies based on the program of study and the student's financial need as determined by FAFSA. Students are encouraged to meet with the Office of Financial Assistance in the Campus Avenue Building, before they apply for their study abroad program.


Students who currently hold any Miami Scholarships such as the Oxford Scholars, Harrison Scholarship, Honors Scholarship and many others can use those scholarships to study abroad. For specific information concerning Miami University scholarships students should check the Financial Aid and Scholarships information on the study abroad website. Students are encouraged to meet with the Office of Financial Assistance in the Campus Avenue Building, before they apply for their study abroad program to determine how their scholarships will be applied to their study abroad program.

The Luxembourg Office offers a number of scholarships for students. Students who have financial need are automatically eligible for these scholarships and/or loans if you file the FAFSA. These scholarships do not require an additional application process and will be awarded before students leave to participate in the program.