The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .
It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.
It s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.
The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance offers three Bachelor programmes, four Master programmes of Management and Economics and six Masters of Laws as well as several continuing education courses.
It also includes the Doctoral School in Law and the Doctoral School in Economics and Finance. Around 2,500 students from 90 different nationalities are enrolled at the Faculty.
Academic staff from 18 different nationalities teach at the Faculty, supported by practitioners from the field, visiting scholars and guest professors.
Rooted in Luxembourg but with a European and international outlook , the Faculty counts three departments :
Teaching and research benefit from the proximity of the European institutions, Luxembourg’s leading international financial centre and its vibrant business community.
Institutional and private sector partnerships, sponsored Chairs and a growing network of international partner universities make the FDEF a vibrant academic hub at the heart of Europe .
In the context of the (DTU DILLAN) Professor André Prüm is opening one funded PhD position. The doctoral candidate is expected to develop and work on a project relating to Decision Making in Financial and Currency Regulation.
Topics may include (but are not limited to) the legal features of virtual and crypto currencies, the governance of the blockchains on which they are built, their regulation by public authorities especially by central banks, their prudential treatment in banking regulation, the legal issues raised by the clearing of payments done in virtual currencies from a transactional perspective.
The thesis may be written either in English or in French.