Henry J. Leir Luxembourg Program

  • Europa HouseThe May Term in Luxembourg

General Information for The May Term Program

Admission and Course Credit

The May Term in Luxembourg is not open to students from other schools. Clark University undergraduate students should not have completed their studies prior to the beginning of the May Term. At times, Clark graduate students or students from COPACE can be admitted pending individual arrangements.  In general, the admission criteria include: academic performance (a transcript is required with the application form), reasons for participation, and relevance of the course to the student s academic career. Applicants may be interviewed at the Luxembourg Program Office at Clark University.

Students may not participate if they have received any sanctions, resident life or otherwise, or if they have a probation or sanction history. Enrolled Clark students will receive normal day-college credit (1 full unit).

Tuition Costs, Financial Aid and Scholarships

The program fee is $5,400. The amount includes a $200 study program fee charged by the university.

The program fee covers tuition for one course, accommodations, 14 set meals per full week, all field trips and entrance fees associated with a course or official tour, HTH medical (evacuation) insurance (you still have to be covered by a US medical insurance company), transportation to/from Findel airport to our residence in Remich, and the festive Henry J. Leir Luncheon at Michelin Star Restaurant Lea Linster the day before departure.
NOT INCLUDED: Round trip airfare between Boston and Luxembourg is not included. If you need help purchasing your ticket, we can refer you to an experienced travel agent with whom we have worked in the past to get students to Luxembourg. Other expenses not included in the program fee are passport expenses, books, cellphone expenses (we require that you to have a cellphone that functions in Europe. We can, if needed, loan you a basic cellphone, but you will need to buy a Sim card), personal expenses (for example, students may undertake optional travel and cultural events during their own personal time and at their own risk and expense), and meals from Friday to Sunday evening (no meal plan at our residence on weekends). This listing is not mutually exclusive.
Every student accepted to the program is subsidized by The Leir Charitable Foundations; otherwise, the program fee would be around $6,600. Financial aid is also available to academically qualified students on the basis of need.
In addition, for 2016, the program offers four to six competitive merit-based scholarships, in the amount of $500 each. In order to be eligible for a scholarship, you must be in good academic and social standing, and have an overall GPA of at least 3.60. Click here for information on scholarships.

Medical Insurance

All students participating in the program are required to have private medical insurance!

How and When to Apply

Applications should be submitted to: Uwe Gertz, Leir Luxembourg Program, LEEP Center, Clark University 950 Main Street, Worcester, MA 01610-1477, tel. 508-793-7634; e-mail: Ugertz@clarku.edu


Please contact Uwe Gertz at ugertz@clarku.edu if you have any questions!