At Louvain-la-Neuve
120 credits - 2 years
Day schedule - In French
Programme acronym: ARKE2M
Francophone Certification Framework : 7
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES
Internship : YES
Activities in English: optional
Activities in other languages : NO
Activities on other sites : NO


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:

  • a demanding methodological training which is applied to your subject of research;

  • a programme combining different optional 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.