MUDEC is the Miami University Dolibois European Center, a Miami campus in Luxembourg.

MUDEC Mission Statement

  • Our primary mission is to provide Miami University's students with a systematic and extensive exposure to European society and culture in a high quality academic environment.
  • A second mission is to be a source of scholarly enrichment and professional development for the faculty and staff of the University, for core professors, visiting scholars/professors workshop and seminar directors, and for professors teaching in summer programs.
  • A third mission is to provide support for short-term courses and summer academic workshops in a variety of fields, in order to further increase the opportunities for Miami's students and faculty and staff to lean about and to become familiar with Europe.

To fulfill our missions we have established and are committed to a number of specific goals:

  • To provide a comprehensive program that a) integrates classroom instruction in the Social Sciences, the Humanities and the Fine Arts, Business Administration, and Education, related supervised field study and language classes in French and German b) provides the opportunity to participate in the daily life of a household in a foreign country and c) encourages educational travel to other parts of Europe, both as course related study tours and in pursuit of individual interests.
  • To provide Miami faculty and staff with teaching and research opportunities at MUDEC and in Europe, in form of core course teaching and visiting scholar/professor assignments, to provide extensive administrative and logistic support in arranging summer programs, workshops, conferences, concerts and other academic activities; to make available the extensive range of contacts MUDEC has within and outside of Luxembourg.
  • To maintain and to enlarge MUDEC's contacts, visibility and reputation with diverse institutions and individuals representing the educational, cultural, business and professional communities of Luxembourg and neighboring countries.
  • To provide academic and cultural links between Miami University, Luxembourg, and the United States.
  • To search for financial and other support from outside sources.

Diversity Statement

MUDEC embraces the inherent value of a vibrant student body and community that encompasses a wide spectrum of backgrounds, ideas and experiences. We embrace an inclusive concept of diversity that considers people from a variety of underrepresented groups, including, but not limited to, socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, age, military or service affiliation, gender identity, sexual identity, and sexual orientation. Not only do we strive for a diverse community of faculty and students at MUDEC, but we encourage students to understand and explore the vibrant diversity of Luxembourg and of Europe.