Access Requirements

Master course admission requirements are defined by the French Community of Belgium Decree of 7 November 2013 defining the hiher education landscape and the academic organisation of courses.

General and specific admission requirements for this programme 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 access requirements

In addition to the access conditions described below, candidates will have to provide proof of a sufficient command of the French language (level B1 of the CEFR, Common European Framework of Reference for Languages).

Students who wish to be admitted on the basis of a dossier (see tables below) are invited to consult the criteria for the evaluation of application.

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Geography : General Direct access
Bachelor in PhysicsSi l'étudiant a suivi la Minor in Geography Direct access 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 Bioengineering Direct access
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Tous les bacheliers de la CfB Direct access
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Direct access
Foreign Bachelors
Access based on application

Non university Bachelors

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Diploma Access Remarks
BA en agronomie (techniques et gestion agricoles) - EPS - crédits supplémentaires entre 45 et 60
BA en agronomie (toutes orientations) - HE - crédits supplémentaires entre 45 et 60
Les enseignements supplémentaires éventuels peuvent être consultés dans le module complémentaire. Type court

Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
Licence en sciences géographiques Direct access Ces étudiants ont directement accès à la deuxième année de master avec éventuellement un programme adapté.
Tous les masters Access with additional training

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

Access based on validation of professional experience

> It is possible, under certain conditions, to use one's personal and professional experience to enter a university course without having the required qualifications. However, validation of prior experience does not automatically apply to all courses. Find out more about Validation of priori experience.

Accès selon la procédure de validation des acquis de l’expérience 
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Access based on application

Admission on the basis of a submitted dossier may be granted either directly or on the condition of completing additional coursework of a maximum of 60 ECTS credits, or refused.

The first step in the procedure is to submit a file online ( see

Students who wish to be admitted on the basis of a dossier are invited to consult the criteria for the evaluation of application.

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration