Luxembourg

Parentage link as condition for high education grants for students – a request for a preliminary ruling referred by the Luxembourg Administrative court

Luxembourg, Cour administrative , Arrêts n°s 35820C, 35848C et 35851C, 22.07.2015

State financial aid for higher education – beneficiary – child of a non-resident worker (frontier worker) – concept of child – non-discrimination – EU Regulation 492/2011, Art.7, para. 2; TFEU art. 45, para. 2. – Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union art 33, para. 1.

By a law of 26 July 2010, the law of 22 June 2000 on state aid for higher education had been changed in substance in that now only resident students and not their parents, as in the earlier system, became holders of a right to state financial aid for higher education under the special conditions provided for therein.

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The Luxembourg Administrative court placed Kosovo in the ”safe countries” list disabling Kosovo nationals to seek asylum

Luxembourg, Cour Administrative, Arrêt n° 34778C, 02.10.2014

International protection – List of safe countries of origin – Republic of Kosovo – Safe country of origin

The Grand-Ducal regulation of 19 June 2013 amending the Grand-Ducal regulation of 21 December 2007 establishing a list of safe countries of origin within the meaning of the amended law of 5 May 2006 relating to the right of asylum and complementary forms of protection taken under Article 21 of the above-mentioned law and the notice of the Council of State of 4 June 2013, amended the Grand-Ducal regulation of 21 December 2007 by the addition, to Article 1, paragraph 1, of the Republic of Kosovo to the list of safe countries of origin. Several persons of Kosovan origin introduced an action for annulment of this regulatory act.

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