Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

arke2m  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 120 credits - 2 years - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : YES
Activities in English: YES - Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO
Main study domain : Histoire, histoire de l'art et archéologie
Organized by: Faculté de philosophie, arts et lettres (FIAL)
Programme acronym: ARKE2M - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


The Master’s degree puts emphasis on a practical approach to the history of art and archaeology :

  • museum visits, concerts, study visits in Belgium and abroad, in collaboration with museums (the museums of Louvain-la-Neuve, Mariemont, musical instruments, etc.), issues relating to museums ;
  • practical exercises in different laboratories ;
  • work experience in the field : archaeological excavations, museums, research laboratories etc.
Your Profile


  • have gained your Bachelor’s degree in the history of art and archaeology and your curiosity about objects and works from the past and the present has grown ;
  • wish to continue developing your sensitivity and your scientific investigation skills ;
  • wish to become a specialist, with the most up to date knowledge in your chosen field ;
  • seek to enhance your profile with professional skills and to benefit from the opportunity to put them to the test in the field.
Your Future Job

Our graduates work in

  • professions related to heritage and archaeology : excavation departments, building archaeology, management of listed buildings, artistic and archaeological collections or museums, heritage, conservation, specialist travel, organisation of exhibitions, etc. ;
  • the fields of culture and communication : art galleries, buying and selling works of art, valuation, restoration, guiding, education, cultural mediation, journalism, publishing, etc.
  • teaching and research.
Your Programme

The Master’s degree offers you

  • demanding methodological training which is applied to your subject of research ;
  • an à la carte programme in which you can combine different option courses and focuses according to your interests and the professional profile you wish to develop ;
  • the possibility of a study visit abroad or work experience in the field ;
  • top class supervision and the most up to date technological tools.