At Louvain-la-Neuve
60 credits - 1 year
Day schedule - In French
Programme acronym: GERM2M1
Francophone Certification Framework : 7
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES
Internship : NO
Activities in English: optional
Activities in other languages : YES
Activities on other sites : NO


This master can be completed in one year and allows students to develop “proficient user” level skills in their two chosen Germanic languages and to carry out scientific analyses of linguistic and literary texts.

Your profile


  • hold a bachelor’s degree;
  • have developed various communication, linguistic, literary and cultural skills in the two Germanic languages they wish to enrol in as part of the programme.
Your future job

Other than teaching, young experts in Germanic languages increasingly find employment in the business sector (management, administration, etc.,); some become translators or interpreters, others journalists or copy editors; others still become managers, executive secretaries, book retailers, legal advisors, tour guides or even attachés in ministries.

Your programme

This course provides a good introduction to a scientific approach to linguistics and literature within one year. In addition, it allows students to cultivate their knowledge, know-how and communication skills as regards Germanic languages.