Access Requirements

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.



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 :

Mineure en études françaises

Mineure en études hispaniques

Mineure en études italiennes

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 :

Mineure en études françaises

Mineure en études hispaniques

Mineure en études italiennes
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.
Direct Access
Access with additional training
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.
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
Access with additional training
Access with additional training
Access with additional training
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in de taal- en letterkunde (één Germaanse taal en Frans/Spaans/Italiaans) Access with additional training 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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Only applicable to graduates of higher education institutions of the French Community of Belgium

Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
 
Masters
Master [60] in Modern Languages and Literatures : General Access with additional training An exemption of a maximum volume of 60 credits can be granted

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

Only applicable to graduates of higher education institutions of the French Community of Belgium

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.

Candidates who do not fulfil the abovementioned admission requirements, but who have duly attested significant experience relevant to the field of study in question, may apply for admission to the programme on the basis of an individualised admission procedure.

For more information on the procedure for admission by validation of learning from experience (VAE) in the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters: https://uclouvain.be/fr/facultes/fial/valorisation-des-acquis-de-l-experience-vae.html.

Access on the file

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

If the students' educational background is incomplete, supplementary classes may be integrated into their master's programme.

Students with a Belgian degree
Students whose previous educational background is not included in the above-mentioned admission requirements may apply for admission according to the procedure described below.

Students with an international degree (EU)
Students whose previous educational background is not included in the above-mentioned admission requirements may apply for admission according to the procedure described below.

Students with an international degree (outside the EU)
Students holding an undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree from a university outside Europe may apply for admission, provided they have obtained at least a 55% (or 11/20) general average for all successful academic years at their home university.
Applications that do not meet this minimum average requirement will be automatically rejected.
However, this may be waived provided that the applicant has duly attested significant professional experience (consult Validation of learning from experience).

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

Requests for further information regarding admission to this Master's programme should be addressed to Ms. Fiorella Flamini, Study Adviser (conseiller.etudes-fial@uclouvain.be) of the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters.

All applications for admission, enrolment or re-enrolment (from a Belgian or international candidate) must be submitted online to the UCLouvain Enrolment Service (SIC): https://uclouvain.be/en/study/inscriptions.

If a Faculty's authorisation or derogation is requested by the UCLouvain Enrolment Service (SIC), the request for authorisation must be submitted to the Faculty of Philosophy, Arts and Letters, in accordance with the procedure described on the page: https://uclouvain.be/fr/facultes/fial/admission-et-inscription.html.