LUNEX University

Introduction

LUNEX University is an internationally-oriented, private university with fields of study in sports, health, injury prevention, and therapy. The university´s areas of research and instruction are notable for their sustainability and social relevance. Studies at LUNEX University equip students with a new perspective on the emerging field of sports and health.

The advantages of LUNEX

  • Degrees for the global job market
  • Small class sizes and individual support
  • Optimal combination of theory and hands-on experience
  • Flexible programs to accompany high-performance sports and careers
  • State-of-the-art, international learning environment
  • Interdisciplinary exchange

Approval procedure

  • High School diploma or other diploma recognized as equivalent
  • CV and letter of motivation (English)
  • English level B2 certificate or participation in LUNEX language test
  • For the master’s degree a relevant educational background with at least 180 ECTS is required

Practical expertise for athletes, trainers, employees of sports organizations and anyone interested in a career in sports business

  • Combination of study with professional sports / othr employment is possible due to block teaching and e-learning
  • There is access to an expert network in Europe, including sports organizations, clubs and federations, training centers and therapeutic practices, as well as business enterprises
Lunex

The central location of the campus in Differdange (LUX/D/F/B) offers interesting networking opportunities and gives access to new markets worldwide. LUNEX University is an internationally-oriented, private university with fields of study in sports, health, injury prevention, and therapy. Our research and instruction are notable for their focus on sustainability and social relevance. Studies at LUNEX University equip students with a new perspective on the emerging field of sports and health.

An enthusiasm for sports and a lifestyle that promotes health are rewarded here with an academic degree that opens doors for a career in various markets worldwide. Through a combination of theoretical training and hands-on study, students at LUNEX University are trained to become experts and leaders in their field, who think critically, take the initiative and perform at the highest level. LUNEX University has incorporated the changing ways media are being used and the subsequent technological demands of today’s society into its learning environment. Students emerge from their studies prepared for entry into or advancement in their careers as a result of an intimate learning environment (25-40 students per class) and individual support. LUNEX University stresses this commitment through the implementation of modern technology (digital learning environment) and through a constant transfer of theory to practice. All courses of study at LUNEX University are interdisciplinary by design. This supports students in critically engaging with the content of their studies and helps them to develop a wide knowledge base. As a result of this, entering careers outside the area of sports is also possible.

The international orientation of the University is reflected in its multilingual teaching team and its cooperation and exchanges with various businesses and educational, sports, and health institutions worldwide. LUNEX University plans to expand and offer its program catalogue at various other locations in Europe in the future. These plans also aim to support students in gaining experience abroad within the LUNEX network. LUNEX University supports studies that accompany careers, including those connected with high-performance sports. The compatibility of career, sports, family, and education is made possible through the organization of courses into blocks and flexible module planning. LUNEX University students graduate with expert degrees that prepare them for highly skilled professions with versatile career options in the fields of sports and health. Our expert team also advises prospective students on the possibilities for financing their studies at LUNEX University. As courses are offered in blocks, relocating is not necessarily required. LUNEX University equips students with the toolkit necessary for success on the domestic and international market in their desired career field.

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Bachelor of Science in Exercise & Sport Science – Training & Coaching

Campus Full time April 2017 Luxembourg Differdange

The coach is the key figure for high-performance athletes trying to reach their full potential. His/her knowledge base and skill set develops and supports the success of athletes and teams of all sports types. This degree program provides comprehensive and applied skills for coaches and athletes. [+]

THE COACH: THE KEY TO SUCCESS IN HIGH-PERFORMANCE SPORTS The coach is the key figure for high-performance athletes trying to reach their full potential. His/her knowledge base and skill set develops and supports the success of athletes and teams of all sports types. This degree program provides comprehensive and applied skills for coaches and athletes. Our program has been developed in cooperation with the German Olympic Sports Confederation The Exercise & Sports Sciences – Training and Coaching (B.Sc.) course of study (jointly developed by the German Olympic Sports Confederation and LUNEX University) is aimed at coaches and athletes engaged in high-performance and recreational sports. The experience gained and skills developed in the field by athletes and their coaches are integral to the program, as these have helped to determine performance levels in all sporting disciplines worldwide. Extensive qualifications for diverse competencies With the increasing professionalization of sports, the job profiles of qualified coaches and trainers have expanded in recent years. The degree program Exercise & Sport Sciences – Training & Coaching (B.Sc.) tackles these new challenges in professional coaching head on and integrates the latest results in training research, sport-specific applications, and social competencies into its content. The degree program combines content relevant to any sports type (movement, coordination, strength, endurance, speed) with key qualifications in sport psychology and sports pedagogy. By connecting experience in sports and fitness, academic training informed by training sciences, and applied practice in specific sports, the Exercise & Sport Sciences – Training & Coaching (B.Sc.) program provides students with a first-class degree for successful coaching careers. JOB MARKET AND CAREER FIELD University-level qualification for coaches Graduates of the Exercise & Sport Science – Training and Coaching (B.Sc.) program are the central points of contact for training in high-performance sports, recreational sports, and the fitness industry. Their competencies are not bound to any specific type of sport and therefore qualify them for careers in coaching teams and fitness departments, with the ability to provide special training programs for sports organizations, to be involved in the development of technological products for sports, or to pursue an academic career path. Long-term coaching success through a comprehensive skill set As experts in coaching, professional trainers and coaches have comprehensive expertise, ranging from team and ball sports to artistic and compositional sports, and strength, endurance and flexibility training. Graduates of the Exercise & Sport Science – Training and Coaching (B.Sc.) program approach the daily routine of training with their athletes in a reflective manner. They develop training cycles tailored to their clients and have advanced knowledge of rehabilitation, regeneration, physiotherapy, and sports psychology – all indispensable to the athlete. Employment possibilities for graduates include: Working with professional sports teams Leading organizations and Olympic training centers worldwide Sports management Sports and health centers Independent coaching Science and research BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM: Applied qualification with a wide range of future careers Studies can be pursued parallel to careers both within and outside of high-performance sports through block courses International network of sports organizations and businesses Academic degree (B.Sc.) with the opportunity to continue on to doctoral studies [-]

Bachelor of Science in Exercise and Sports Science Human Movement

Campus Full time 6 semesters April 2017 Luxembourg Differdange

The main work of a HUMAN MOVEMENT COACH lies in the area s of re-learning and optimisation of motor function s by instructing people how to achieve optimum movement patterns. He or she works with children, patients, trainers and athletes. [+]

THE HUMAN MOVEMENT COACH Movement means participating in life – the human movement coach helps people learn, maintain, and reacquire motor skills and abilities. The degree program in Exercise and Sports Sciences – Human Movement (B.Sc.) provides the foundation for a career in movement science. It is aimed at candidates who are interested in gaining qualifications to become specialists in human movement, working in the fields of injury prevention, rehabilitation, optimization through movement, and sports. Possible areas of application include organized and professional sports, the health sector, and sports-related companies. Through block and small-group classes, the degree program can be combined easily with other activities, such as high-performance sports (dual careers) and full-time jobs. Societal change has had an impact on people’s daily movement patterns. An increasing number of recreational sports offerings, along with passive participation in sports, have created a need for experts who provide support and guidance for proper and healthy movement as well as treatment for pathological movement profiles. The need for early intervention, preparation for various sports disciplines, and optimization of performance in recreational and high-performance sports is increasing at a remarkable rate. In order to meet the needs these developments present, qualified professionals are required who can offer a spectrum of movement-related services that extend beyond those offered by physiotherapy, and who can facilitate communication between experts, patients, parents, and sports enthusiasts. JOB MARKET AND CAREER FIELD What do human movement coaches do? The degree program in Exercise and Sports Sciences – Human Movement prepares graduates for the diverse range of tasks human movement coaches tackle in the national and international market. The main work of the human movement coach lies in the areas of learning or relearning and optimizing motor skills and their development, working with children, adult patients, trainers, and athletes. The content of the degree program focuses on the topics of motor control, development, and acquired motor learning, supplemented with psychological and pedagogical experience. Human movement coaches analyze, support, and provide movement therapy for specific sports, and in illness and rehabilitation, working with both children and adults. They also provide professional help in dealing with restrictions in movement in everyday life (for example, providing health support in companies and corporations). Graduates of the program can also continue on to Master’s-level studies in human movement at LUNEX University or another university. Employment opportunities for graduates include: private practices (as employees or self-employed) prevention and rehabilitation centers clinics and hospitals commercial companies sports clubs and confederations science and research BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM - professionalization of the career path for movement coaches through an academic degree program - acquisition of theoretical and practical competencies at the highest European academic level - gaining an understanding of and competence in scientific methods, evidence-based practice, and methods for quality assurance - the highly practical nature of the degree ensures constant transfer from theory to hands-on experience [-]

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Campus Full time April 2017 Luxembourg Differdange

The course of study Psychology (B.Sc.) offers comprehensive and high-level training in the field. It prepares students for a successful career in psychology as well as for the subsequent Master’s program. [+]

Understanding people The course of study Psychology (B.Sc.) offers comprehensive and high-level training in the field. It prepares students for a successful career in psychology as well as for the subsequent Master’s program. The course of study is geared towards everyone who is interested in the motives and intentions that drive humans; who seek to understand human behavior and who want to get involved in counselling. A broad spectrum of clients profit from the expertise gained in the program, including expert and leading staff in clubs and organizations, businesses and companies, media organizations and institutions in the health sector. Degrees that are recognized throughout Europe The goal of the Bachelor’s program is to provide students with a broad, sound overview of the field of psychology. The international program complies with standards outlined by the Bologna Process for European degree programs and with laws governing who can be licensed to practice certain professions. Psychologists require comprehensive communication and conflict-moderation skills. Therefore, the program places special emphasis on multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary competencies. At LUNEX University, students graduate with a high-quality degree in Psychology (B.Sc.). Credits earned during the Bachelor’s degree studies (180 CP) count towards the continuing Master’s program at LUNEX University, other federal and private universities, and other institutions of higher education. A perfect combination of Bachelor’s and Master’s studies The program is designed in such a way that students can continue on with their Master’s studies once they graduate with their Bachelor’s degree, which allows them to obtain a license to work as a psychological therapist throughout Europe. Taking a break between studies, entering mid-program (with the appropriate qualifications) and changing universities after the Bachelor’s program are all possible. The Psychology (B.Sc.) program requires general qualification for university entrance or an equivalent qualification. JOB MARKET AND CAREER FIELD What do graduates with a Bachelor’s degree in psychology do? As a graduate of the degree program Psychology (B.Sc.) you can analyze human thought and behavior and influence people’s learning habits. You develop approaches that advance the behavior of individuals, companies, and society at large. Understanding and guiding human thought and behavior You are in a position to develop, carry out, and analyze diagnostic procedures. You recognize the causes of and connections between human actions as well as individual stress factors and other inhibitors. You can encourage people to take on healthy behaviors and habits in the context of rehabilitation (e.g. in hospitals, or in therapy units in clinics) and prevention (for example, via health insurance companies, or sports courses). You can analyze processes and organizational flow in departments in the health sector or in the free market using process optimization and technologically-supported process modelling. You help to develop employees’ competencies and ensure the competitiveness of companies in the context of personnel evaluation and development. Additionally, you are in a position to guide management processes and prepare employees for assignments and tasks abroad. Experts in communication and motivation You understand the processes and contexts for communication and how you can influence other people’s decisions and motivations. You can employ your expertise in a variety of areas, including account planning, research in areas as diverse as competitions, patient motivation and customer loyalty, and work in related fields such as media pedagogy. Optimal entry into the field of psychology During internships and research projects in your Bachelor’s studies, you will discover which applied area of psychology is of particular interest to you. You will gain insight into the field of clinical psychology, including depth psychology, behavioral therapy and family therapy. Employment possibilities for graduates include: Departments in the health sector and in health research Personnel and HR departments, organization and management development Child and adult education facilities Consulting for companies and advertising agencies Market and opinion research institutions Quality management and evaluation BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM Your degree is recognized Europe-wide and grants entry into the career field of psychology You are employable in a wide variety of fields in the health sector and many other areas, including education and business You receive optimal preparation for Master’s studies and continuing doctoral studies Flexible block courses allow study in association with continuing involvement in sports and careers [-]

BA

Bachelor of Arts in International Sport Management

Campus Full time 6 semesters April 2017 Luxembourg Differdange

The course INTERNATIONAL SPORT MANAGEMENT (B. A.) at LUNEX UNIVERSITY prepares students for precisely these challenges. Sports economics is expanded to include disciplines like marketing and law and media sciences. [+]

Sports professionals beyond the sideline Sports are professionalizing at an ever-increasing rate, conditions are changing, and sporting events and businesses are growing quickly. Well-trained sports managers are needed to meet the demands that come with pushing the industry further. Professionally managing success in sports The program in International Sports Management (B.A.) provides students with a substantial foundation in business management and economics that prepares them for successful careers in sports business. The degree program is aimed towards those who are interested in sports and the sports industry. Students who are already involved in organized sports or in sports-related businesses and companies have the opportunity to gain qualifications to meet future challenges. As a result of the increasing professionalization of sports clubs, confederations, and leagues, and the growing market for sporting events, sports-related products, and recreational activities, the demand for specialized workers in the field is high. Many new sub-fields have developed as a result of this change, including the media world revolving around sports, sports law, licensing and branding, and the ever-increasing domain of organising sporting events. Experts in organizational and strategic questions related to sports In order to live up to the demands of the field, graduates of the International Sports Management degree program possess extensive, experience-based knowledge that covers all relevant sub-areas of professional management in the sports domain. Their comprehensive knowledge of business management qualifies them for specialized and leadership positions in other branches and sectors. The International Sports Management program requires general qualification for university entrance or an equivalent qualification. JOB MARKET AND CAREER FIELD
 What do international sports managers do? The degree program in International Sports Management prepares you for the tasks professional sports managers face in a global context. As a graduate of the International Sports Management (B.A.) program, you work at the interface between sports and business. By approaching the demands and challenges of the field in a reflective manner, you can ensure the success of your institution. Access to a global job market As a graduate of the program you are the ideal expert for leading companies and sports organizations with clear strategies. You may take on managerial positions in clubs, confederations, and businesses and are crucial in contributing to sustainable development within such organizations. Extensive competencies with a wide range of applications You have a comprehensive knowledge of business management and economics and have specialized knowledge in finance, sports law, marketing, and media in sports, gained through hands-on experience. You can identify changes in the market, develop successful business strategies, and form rational arguments. The degree program prepares you to address developments in the sports market and to tackle tasks you will encounter in the field in national and international markets. The Bachelor’s degree qualifies you to continue with Master’s studies, which concentrate on deepening knowledge in fields such as law, media, management, marketing, and finance. Continuing on with doctoral studies is also possible. Employment opportunities for graduates include: Organized sports (clubs and confederations) Sports products and equipment Media agencies and businesses Event management Market research Sports politics Private sector Consulting BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM: Preparation for managerial positions in international sports Acquisition of leadership skills Development of a global, interdisciplinary view of the world of professional sports Combination of key qualifications for career and academia Training in analytical and strategic skills Experiential learning in the domains of organized and professional sports, the sports industry and research [-]

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Candidates´ Day @LUNEX University February 2016

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