Welcome to Restena

In 2000, the Restena Foundation has taken over the activities of the RESTENA project launched in 1989 to meet the communication needs of education and scientific research institutions in Luxembourg.

1, 2, .lu... go!

From 31 August to 15 December 2020, through its DNS-LU service operating the national registry for .lu, the Restena Foundation is progressively opening the registration of .lu domain names with 1 ...

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Restena NEWS, a new biannual information tool

The Restena Foundation launches 'Restena NEWS', its new biannual digital newsletter

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COVID-19, the impact of 8 weeks of coronavirus lockdown

With the gradual ease of coronavirus restrictions in Luxembourg, the Restena Foundation summarized the last 8 weeks marked by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Get to know us

The Restena Foundation helps to bring together telecommunication infrastructure for research and education. We provide interconnection, network and security services for a nationwide user community in the sectors of education and research, as well as culture, health and administration.

We also co-ordinate internet resources at the national level. We manage the .lu domain name registration infrastructure and most of the technical operations of the LU-CIX internet traffic exchange platform.


Domain names in 1 and 2 characters

Registering a domain name with one or two characters becomes possible.


LU-CIX backbone management

Technical management of the national internet traffic exchange node.



Ensuring effective, relevant, high-value, and competitive research and innovation activity throughout Europe.


Registry Lock

Locking and authenticating your domain name.


06.10 Participation

CENTR Registrar Day 2020

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06.10 Co-organisation

CyberDay.lu 2020

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