Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program

  • Luxembourg Programs
  • Luxembourg Hot Air Balloon
  • Specialty Store
  • Conference Gathering
  • Europa House
  • Flags over Luxembourg
  • Luxembourg Royal Gate
  • Stained Glass

The Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program-Clark University (LLP-CU) was founded to honor Dr. h.c. Leir's wish that Clark students and faculty deepen relationships with Luxembourg, the country that gave him safe haven at the outset of World War II. In order to contribute to Mr. Leir's vision regarding the importance of education and international experience, the LLP-CU has developed the following program elements:

  • The May Term Program in Luxembourg
  • Summer Research in Luxembourg
  • Summer Research with the Luxembourg-American Cultural Center in Belgium WI
  • Yearlong Ph.D. Research Internship in Luxembourg
  • The Henry J. Leir Lecture at Clark University
  • Faculty Conferences or Workshops in Luxembourg
  • The Henry J. Leir High School Initiatives Series

The LLP-CU offers the following awards:

  • The Henry J. Leir Lecturer Award
  • The Henry J. Leir Ph.D. Research Scholarship
  • The Henry J. Leir Dual M.A. Program Award
  • The Henry J. Leir Student Summer Research Scholarship
  • A Tradition of Furthering Cross-Cultural Scholarship

  • The Henry J. Leir B.A. at Clark Award
  • The Henry J. Leir Mobility Semester Award
  • The Henry J. Leir Grade 11 Prize


Henry J. Leir Learn about Dr. h. c. Henry J. Leir. Read more

Proessor Johanna Ray Vollhardt Workshop, June 26 to June 29, 2015: "The Energy Transition and Sustainable Consumption",
Prof. Halina Brown, Clark's Department of International Development and Social Change Program, with co-conveners Prof. Jennie Stephens, University of Vermont, Philip Vergragt, Clark University and Tellus Institute, Boston, and Pia-Johanna Schweizer, University of Stuttgart, Germany.

Proessor Johanna Ray Vollhardt Workshop, June 19 to June 22, 2015: "Diversity and Inclusion in the U.S. and Abroad",
Prof. Betsy Huang and Prof. SunHee Kim Gertz, Clark's English Department. Part II of this workshop will be held at The Leir Retreat Center in Ridgefield, CT in October 2015.


Angela Woodmansee Hear from Angela Woodmansee, Clark's first Fulbright student to Luxembourg. Read her blog.