The public research university scored well for teaching, research, and citations in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings.

The University of Luxembourg performed particularly highly for international outlook in the 2021 THE rankings, coming third overall.

International outlook is the ability of a university to attract undergraduates, postgraduates and faculty from all over the planet. With 6,783 students from 130 different nationalities, the multilingual institution punched well above its weight in this category.

THE's Young University Rankings look at universities which have been around for 50 years or less, with results from the THE World University Rankings adjusted to reflect the characteristics of 450 younger universities. The University of Luxembourg was founded in 2003.

Overall, it scored 59.84 in the Young University Rankings, putting it behind the likes of top-ranked Nanyang Technological University in Singapore, Paris Sciences et Lettres and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

In the broader World University Rankings, the Luxembourgish institution is in the category 201-250, out of 1,527 ranked universities worldwide. It is in the top quarter for teaching, research, and citations.