Admission

roge2m1  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

General and specific admission requirements for this program must be satisfied at the time of enrolling at the university.

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.



Specific Admission Requirements

Student must hold a first level university degree.

Student must have developed, in the Germanic and Romance languages he wishes to include in his programme :
passive communicative skills (oral and written) and active communicative skills (oral and written) at level « B2+ » (‘vantage') in the Common European Framework of Reference;
linguistic skills (the study of grammar and its structures);
literary skills (history of literature, the analysis and interpretation of literary texts);
broad cultural skills (the study of the "civilisation" of the countries where the two languages studies are spoken: historical data and contemporary reality).

If the student does not demonstrate the passive and active communicative skills, he must pass a level test organised by the programme committee.

In the absence of courses in one of the three other skills (linguistic, literary or cultural) in his previous studies, prerequisites will be added to the student's masters programme (without exceeding a total of 15 credits).

In the absence of courses in the linguistic and/or literary and cultural skills, access to the master is subject to the student passing the Preparotory Year for Master in Modern Languages and Literatures: General, the programme of which is established based on the student's file.

Course equivalences are submitted for approval to the chairman of the jury, the secretary of the jury and the academic faculty secretary.

 

The 30 credits of the English Studies minor, the Dutch Studies minor, the German Studies minor, the French Studies minor, the Hispanic Studies minor or the Italian Studies minor satisfy these requirements.

GENERAL OBSERVATION ON THE CHOICE OF LANGUAGES STUDIED
The Master in Modern Languages and Literatures : General, involves the pursuit of studies in the Germanic and Romance languages included in the bachelor programme, whether they were studied as a major or minor.

Examples :
- A Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General (Germanic language + Romance language) who has taken a minor in a second Germanic language (Minor in Dutch Studies [30.0], Minor in English Studies [30.0] or the Minor in German Studies [30.0]) includes in his masters programme one of the two Germanic languages and the Romance language studied during the first level.
- A Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and English (Dutch-English), who has taken the Minor in Italian Studies [30.0], includes in his masters programme one of the Germanic languages studied during the first level and the Romance language studied during the minor.
- A Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General who has taken a minor in a Germanic language includes in his masters programme one of the Romance languages studied during the first level (Italian, Spanish or French) and the Germanic language studied during the minor.

 

Specific Admission Requirements

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access The two languages studied in the bachelor programme are the same as those studied in the master programme

If student has taken one of the following minors :

Minor in French Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies

Minor in Italian Studies

Minor in Dutch Studies

Minor in English Studies

Minor in German Studies

The choice of the two languages is left to the student's discretion (in other words, the language chosen as the minor can replace one of the two modern languages from the bachelor without any other previous requirement)
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures: German, Dutch and EnglishWith one of the following minors :

Minor in French Studies

Minor in Spanish Studies

Minor in Italian Studies
Direct Access In this case, the choice of the two languages (one Germanic language and one modern non-Germanic language) to be studied is left to the student's discretion (in other words, the language chosen as the minor can replace one of the two Germanic languages from the bachelor without any other previous requirement).

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : GeneralWith one of the following minors:

Minor in Dutch Studies

Minor in German Studies
Direct Access In this case, the choice of the two languages (one Romance language and one modern non-Romance language) to be studied is left to the student's discretion (in other words, the language chosen as the minor can replace one of the two Germanic languages from the bachelor without any other previous requirement).

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : GeneralWith the Minor in English Studies Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal L'étudiant inscrit à son programme de master l'anglais et une langue romane étudiée dans son programme de bachelier. Max. 15 crédits d'enseignements supplémentaires seront ajoutés à son programme de master.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and LiteraturesWith one of the following minors:

Minor in Dutch Studies

Minor in German Studies
Direct Access L'étudiant inscrit à son programme de master le français et la langue germanique étudiée dans le cadre de sa mineure.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and LiteraturesWith the Minor in English Studies Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal L'étudiant inscrit à son programme de master le français et l'anglais. Max. 15 crédits d'enseignements supplémentaires seront ajoutés à son programme de master.

In some cases, the UCLouvain Enrolment Office, after reviewing their online enrolment or re-enrolment application, will ask the students concerned to provide an enrolment authorisation from the faculty/school.
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access The two languages studied in the bachelor programme are the same as those studied in the master programme
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in de taal- en letterkunde (één Germaanse taal en Frans/Spaans/Italiaans) Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal Additional training to be determined depending on the programme
Foreign Bachelors
Bachelor in Modern Languages and Literatures Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal Additional training to be determined depending on the programme

Non university Bachelors

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Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
Holder of a "Licence" in Modern Languages and Literatures Based on application: accepted, conditional on further training, or refusal Additional training to be determined depending on the programme
Masters
Master [60] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General Direct Access An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted
Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English Direct Access Additional training to be determined depending on the programme

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

Adults taking up their university training

> See the website Valorisation des acquis de l'expérience

It is possible to gain admission to all masters courses via the validation of professional experience procedure.

Access on the file

Reminder : all Masters (apart from Advanced Masters) are also accessible on file.

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

Requests for additional information regarding admission should be addressed to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57).   All requests for admission based on the student’s academic record (as well as category II and III bridging programmes) should be submitted to Mme Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser at the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters (Collège Mercier, 14 bte L3.06.01, Place Cardinal Mercier B-1348 Louvain-la-Neuve, conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be, tel. : +32 (0)10 47 48 57). The application file should include a letter in support of the application, academic transcripts for every year in higher education, a copy of the qualification(s) gained and, where the student has had a professional career, a curriculum vitae.   International candidates should submit their request to the University Enrolment Office according to the procedure outlined at : https://uclouvain.be/inscription