Access Requirements

In the event of the divergence between the different linguistic versions of the present conditions, the French version shall prevail.
Decree of 7 November 2013 defining the landscape of higher education and the academic organization of studies.
The admission requirements must be met prior to enrolment in the University.

Unless explicitly mentioned, the bachelor's, master's and licentiate degrees listed on this page are to be understood as those issued by an institution of the French, Flemish or German-speaking Community, or by the Royal Military Academy.

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

General access requirements

Secondary school teacher training (AESS) is open only to holders of a Master’s (second-cycle) degree awarded within the French Community of Belgium or a degree obtained abroad and deemed equivalent in accordance with this Decree, a European directive, an international convention or other legislation, subject to the same requirements.

Students in the final stages of a minimum 120-credit Master’s degree at an institution in the French Community may simultaneously enrol for teacher training. However, students admitted on these terms cannot be officially accepted until they have obtained the necessary Master’s degree.

Specific access requirements

Specific Admission Requirements

Le programme est accessible à tout étudiant détenteur d'une licence ou d'un master :

  • en sciences mathématiques
  • en sciences physiques
  • en ingénieur civil  

L'accord facultaire est nécessaire pour les diplômés ingénieurs civils.
L'admission à l'agrégation est autorisée, mais la maîtrise des matières disciplinaires est requise et sera évaluée avant de débuter les stages.

L'étudiant qui souhaite s'inscrire à l'AESS devra être porteur d'un diplôme de la Communauté Française de Belgique (CFB) ; à défaut, il devra réussir l'examen de maîtrise de la langue française afin de démontrer qu'il a, dans sa communication orale et écrite, des compétences en langue française d'un niveau équivalent au niveau C1 du CECR (Cadre européen commun de référence pour les langues) . (pour plus de précisions : ).

L'étudiant déjà détenteur d'un master 120 d'une finalité spécialisée ou approfondie qui souhaite obtenir une agrégation peut s'inscrire soit à ce programme d'agrégation isolée, soit au master à finalité didactique en sciences mathématiques.


Spécific Admission and Enrolment Procedures for General Registation

Outre l'inscription au rôle de l'UCL (Halles universitaires, Service des inscriptions), les étudiants sont tenus de s'inscrire au secrétariat de leur faculté.
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French language proficiency examination

Anyone not demonstrating sufficient proficiency in French will not be admitted to teacher training (AESS) examinations.

Reduced credit registration

The teaching degree programme is 30 credits. Exceptionally, the faculty may grant certain students a dispensation to organise their studies differently, such as registering for a programme which may have fewer than 30 credits during an academic year. This dispensation is the subject of an agreement between the student and the faculty, drawn up at the time of registration and reviewed annually. Such dispensations may only be granted for duly attested professional, academic, social or medical reasons. Reasoned applications for a reduced programme must be submitted at the time of registration. They must contain a reduced programme proposal in accordance with faculty guidelines.

Open to adults

On the Louvain-la-Neuve campus:
Some classes take place according to a staggered schedule. Cross-curricular classes and seminars are offered in sevreal series with different schedules; students choose the series whose schedule suits them best.

On the Mons campus:
All classes-but not internships- take place according to a staggeres schedule (weekday evenings and Saturdays)