Bachelor in Ancient and Modern Languages and Literatures

lafr1ba  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 180 credits - 3 years - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : NO
Activities in English: NO - Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO
Main study domain : Langues, lettres et traductologie
Organized by: Faculté de philosophie, arts et lettres (FIAL)
Programme acronym: LAFR1BA - Francophone Certification Framework: 6


A marked interest in Latin languages and civilisation and a marked liking for French studies are excellent reasons to embark on this venture

By the end of the first cycle, you will have

  • acquired solid general, literary and historical knowledge ; 
  • developed your writing and argumentation skills ; 
  • developed your literary sensitivity and be capable of commenting on and interpreting a poetic, narrative or dramatic text ; 
  • powerful tools at your disposal for analysing language.
Your Profile


  • You like clear thinking, rigorous assessment, the analysis of human and social problems, the precision and beauty of the oral and written language. 
  • You are interested in history, philosophy, psychology, languages, culture, arts and letters in the widest meaning of the term?

You are ready to start studying philosophy, arts and letters! Of course you may prepare yourself more intensively by reading, a language course abroad, summer schools etc.

Your Future Job

Our graduates occupy a wide range of posts as their training has provided them with the necessary flexibility, rigour and ability to learn

  • hey are teachers, researchers, booksellers, journalists, advisers ;
  • they work in communication, valuation, government service, the financial world and the voluntary sector, etc. ;
  • they organise events, work in publishing, run documentation centres,, etc.
Your Programme

The Bachelor’s degree offers you

  • specialised training in Latin and French languages and letters from antiquity to the present day ; µ
  • solid training in humanities ;
  • complex methodological skills relating to history, literary study and the study of languages ;
  • a high level in French, skills in writing and analysing the language.

Having gained your Bachelor’s degree, you can continue your training by doing the Master’s degree in Modern and Ancient Languages and Letters, for 30 credits, which can be taken either in another subject within the Faculty or in another University Faculty, providing that you satisfy the need for any pre-requisites which may be required.