Current role

  • Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Minister of Immigration and Asylum


Jean Asselborn was born on 27 April 1949 in Steinfort.

After leaving school at the age of 18, Jean Asselborn resumed his studies in 1976 by attending evening classes. He obtained his final secondary school diploma from the Athénée de Luxembourg the same year.

In October 1981, Jean Asselborn was awarded a master’s degree in private judicial law from the University Nancy II.

Read more

Gouvernement 2013-2018 : portrait officiel de Jean Asselborn
© SIP / Yves Kortum

Latest News

  • For the public celebration of the birthday of H.R.H. the Grand Duke, members of the Grand Duke's family and the government will attend the festivities organised in Esch-sur-Alzette, Larochette and Luxembourg City on 22 and 23 June 2018.

  • Delano: During the Luxembourg EU presidency in 2005 you were already stressing the importance of giving the people in the Balkans a European perspective. Are you disappointed that progress on the accession of countries from the western Balkans has not

  • In the context of the Salisbury attack, the Luxembourg Government stands in full solidarity with the United Kingdom in the face of this serious challenge to our common security.

Topic: National planning: Reception of Applicants for International Protection (AIPs)

© Thinkstock/Getty Images/iStockphoto/Michail_Petrov-96, all rights reserved

Topic: The formation of the new government

© SIP / Nicolas Bouvy, all rights reserved
Last update