Jean-Louis Schiltz is a Guest Professor at Luxembourg University, where he teaches internet- and telecommunications law. He has also been teaching at his alma mater, the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) in the past.
Jean-Louis Schiltz is a member of the Broadband Commission of the United Nations. He also serves on the Advisory Board of the Smart Sustainable Development Model (SSDM) of the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
From 2004 to 2009, Jean-Louis Schiltz was a Cabinet minister in Luxembourg. He was in charge of media and telecommunications, including internet. During the same period, he was also the minister for international development cooperation. He was Luxembourg’s Minister of Defense between 2006 and 2009.