Master [120] in French and Romance Languages and Literatures : General

rom2m  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 120 credits - 2 years - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : optional
Activities in English: NO - 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: ROM2M - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


The Master’s degree has three objectives :

  • linguistic training which develops understanding of languages and language itself, together with real proficiency in French ;
  • in-depth analysis of old and modern French texts and the history of French and European literature ;
  • learning a second Romance language (Italian or Spanish), and knowledge of Italian or Hispanic literature and culture.
Your profil

  • have established your liking for literary or linguistic issues and are looking for a training course which offers you the opportunity to specialise ;
  • have acquired powerful tools with which to analyse language and seek to enhance your profile with professional skills.


  • have solid general, literary and historical knowledge ;
  • have honed your writing and argumentation skills and developed your sense of literary appreciation ;
  • have a marked liking for literary or linguistic issues ; 
  • are looking for a training course which offers you the opportunity to specialise in your chosen fields.

Your futur job

Our students become teachers, booksellers, journalists, researchers, but also, for example, sales representatives, writers or theatre directors. They can also be found working as multimedia and communication advisers, management or production assistants in publishing firms or as HR managers in business, etc.

Your programme

The Master’s degree offers you

  • an interdisciplinary approach to Romance languages and literatures ;
  • a programme of specialisation led by researchers in these fields ;
  • a wide choice of courses to make up your programme ;
  • the opportunity to put your professional skills to the test in the field ;
  • the possibility of doing part of your course in a university abroad.