Master [120] in Modern Languages and Literatures : German, Dutch and English

germ2m  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 120 credits - 2 years - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : optional
Activities in English: optional - Activities in other languages : YES
Activities on other sites : NO
Main study domain : Langues, lettres et traductologie
Organized by: Faculté de philosophie, arts et lettres (FIAL)
Programme acronym: GERM2M - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


The training is centred on practical aspects : language classes held in the target language accompanied by exercises in the language lab, individual assignments and seminars on advanced issues, writing a dissertation in one of the chosen languages, etc.
We strongly recommend ERASMUS exchanges as a way of gaining complete immersion in one of the two languages.

Your Future Job


  • have a Bachelor’s degree in Germanic Languages and Literatures and wish to develop your communicative competences in English, Dutch or German ; 
  • have demonstrated your liking for literary and linguistic topics and wish to specialise in your chosen fields;
  • wish to undergo high quality training in a stimulating working atmosphere ;
  • wish your training to focus on using your skills in a professional environment.
Your Programme

Apart from teaching, new graduates increasingly work in business (management, administration etc.); some become translators or interpreters, others journalists or proof readers; yet others become managers, private secretaries, booksellers, legal advisers, tourist guides or work as attachés in government departments. 

Your study path

The Master’s degree is designed

  • for you to reach the European level of ‘proficient user’ in two Germanic languages chosen from English, German or Dutch ;
  • for advanced study of the culture, linguistics and literature of the two languages ;
  • to gain a high level of critical and analytical expertise ;
  • to specialise in a professional field where you can develop your skills.