International Classes


From the school year 2020/2021 the Lycée de Garçons Esch will offer international classes leading up to the IB Diploma Programme (grades 12 & 13). Four preparatory years (7th to 10th grades) will be offered at our school, beginning with a 7th and an 8th grade in 2020/2021.

More information about the IB programme can be found here :

Open Day for the international classes at the LGE:

Saturday 16th May 2020 9am


Admission tests for Grades 7 and 8 will be held on Monday July 6th 2020.

Every student will be requested to hand in a portfolio until 22th June 2020 containing different documents (information regarding the portfolio will be send to the candidates after reception of the registration form).

In addition, every applicant will be asked to sit admission tests in the following subjects:

  • 7th grade: English/Mathematics
  • 8th grade: English/Mathematics

The registration forms can be downloaded here:

The application procedure usually starts in January, but applications for the next school year are accepted until August.

Please send all the requested documents to:

Lycée de Garçons Esch
71, rue du Fossé
L-4123 Esch-sur-Alzette

Or to :

For further information, do not hesitate to contact us:


7th grade (7IEC) – Preparatory year 1

(click on the subject to download the programme)

  • First language: English (core)* : 4 lessons (weighting : 4)
  • Second language: French intermediate 1 (core)* : 4 lessons (weighting : 4) /Luxembourgish : 3 lessons (weighting : 3)
  • Individuals and society: History : 2 lessons (weighting : 2)
  • Experimental sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Physics : 5 lessons (weighting : 4)
  • Mathematics (core)* : 4 lessons (weighting : 4)
  • ICT : 2 lessons (weighting : 2)
  • The Arts: Visual arts, Music : 3 lessons (weighting : 2)
  • Sports : 3 lessons (weighting : 1)

7th grade curriculum (PDF)

8th grade (6IEC) – Preparatory year 2

(click on the subject to download the programme)

8th grade curriculum (PDF)


The timetable of the international classes can be found here. (available from September 2020)

Extracurricular offers

All additional information about the school and extracurricular activities can be found in the French language sections of our website.


Open Days for the international classes at the LGE:

  • Wednesday 26th February 2020 6pm
  • Saturday 16th May 2020 9am

Admission tests for Grades 7 and 8:

  • Monday July 6th 2020
  • Monday September 14th 2020

Further information about the activities in our school can be found in the agenda on our website.