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

Language competence

The program is available EITHER solely in English OR in both French and English.

Candidates wishing to take the program solely in English will have to provide the following:

  • either evidence of sufficient competence in English (level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • or evidence that they have taken and successfully completed a B2-level course in English
  • or a transcript of university grades showing that they have taken and successfully completed at least 3 courses in English during their previous university studies.

Candidates wishing to follow the program in both languages (French and English) will have to provide the following, for both languages:

  • either evidence of a sufficient level in both languages (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • or evidence that they have taken and successfully completed a B1-level course in English and/or French
  • or a transcript of university grades showing that they have taken and successfully completed at least 3 courses in English and/or 3 courses in French during their previous university studies.
The EURO admission panel is the only body able to recognize and validate the supporting documents provided by the candidate

University Bachelors

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
UCLouvain Bachelors
Bachelor in Political Sciences: General (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Bachelor in Political Sciences: General (Mons)
Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology
Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences (Mons)
Direct access
All other BachelorsIf they have taken the Minor in European Studies Direct access If the UCLouvain Admissions Office considers the enrolment application sufficiently complete, it will submit the application to the faculty for a decision.
All other BachelorsIf they have not taken the Minor in European Studies Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to the classes already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)
Others Bachelors of the French speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor in Political Sciences
Bachelor in Sociology and Anthropology
Bachelor in Human and Social Sciences
Direct access
All other Bachelors Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to the classes already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)
Bachelors of the Dutch speaking Community of Belgium
Bachelor of Science in de politieke wetenschappen
Bachelor of Science in de sociologie
Bachelor of Science in de politieke en sociale wetenschappen
Direct access
All other Bachelors Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to the classes already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)
Foreign Bachelors
Bachelor in Political and Social Sciences Direct access
All other Bachelors Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to the classes already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)

Non university Bachelors

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Holders of a 2nd cycle University degree

Diploma Special Requirements Access Remarks
"Licenciés"
‘Licencié’ in Political and Social Sciences Direct access
All ‘Licenciés’ Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to lectures already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)
Masters
Master [120] in Political Sciences: General (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Master [120] in Political Sciences: General (shift schedule) (Mons)
Master [60] in Political Sciences: General (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Master [60] in Political Sciences: General (Mons)
Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Master [120] in Political Sciences: International Relations (Mons)
Master [120] in Sociology
Master [120] in Anthropology
Master [120] in Communication (Louvain-la-Neuve)
Master [120] in Communication (Mons)
Master [120] in Communication (shift schedule) (Mons)
Master [120] in Law
Direct access If the student has already accumulated 45 credits for classes already taken, equivalent to M-120 classes, the programme may be completed in 1 year (maximum of 75 credits permitted)
All Masters Access based on application Additional training to be determined according to the classes already taken: prerequisites in law, economy and political sciences (max. 15 credits)

Holders of a non-University 2nd cycle degree

According to the Government Decree, your initial diploma does not grant you automatic access to this Masters. Nevertheless, you may be able to access the course by taking certain additional classes, over and above your standard programme. Please contact the faculty organising the Masters for information as to the procedure to follow. Any questions on admission to EURO2M should be addressed to Beata Dunaj, tel: 010 478489, beata.dunaj@uclouvain.be

 

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.

Adults with professional experience may be able to join the programme through an individualised admission procedure involving the validation of prior experience.

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.

Language competence

The program is available either solely in English either in both French and English.

Candidates wishing to take the program solely in English will have to provide the following:

  • either evidence of sufficient competence in English (level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • or evidence that they have taken and successfully completed a B2-level course in English
  • or a transcript of university grades showing that they have taken and successfully completed at least 3 courses in English during their previous university studies.

Candidates wishing to follow the program in both languages (French and English) will have to provide the following, for both languages:

  • either evidence of a sufficient level in both languages (level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference)
  • or evidence that they have taken and successfully completed a B1-level course in English and/or French
  • or a transcript of university grades showing that they have taken and successfully completed at least 3 courses in English and/or 3 courses in French during their previous university studies.
The EURO admission panel is the only body able to recognize and validate the supporting documents provided by the candidate

Admission and Enrolment Procedures for general registration

For supplementary information, please contact Ms. Beata Dunaj, +32 (0)10 478489, beata.dunaj@uclouvain.be