At Louvain-la-Neuve
120 credits - 2 years
Day schedule - In French
Programme acronym: LING2M
Francophone Certification Framework : 7
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES
Internship : YES
Activities in English: optional
Activities in other languages : optional
Activities on other sites : optional


This Master’s degree is designed to provide advanced training in general and applied linguistics. The objective is to provide a route into research or a post in written or spoken communication in the widest sense (terminology, dictionaries, text readability etc.).

Your profile


  • have discovered, during your first training in language and literature or taking the linguistics minor, a marked interest in linguistic issues;
  • wish to understand how a language functions in context and are curious about the mechanisms of language;
  • wish to focus your training towards practising your skills in a professional environment;
  • would like to deepen your linguistic knowledge in your native language and/or one or two foreign languages.
Your programme

The Master’s degree offers you

  • training which combines linguistic theory and applied linguistics;
  • wide interdisciplinary range (IT, didactics, psychology etc.);
  • an à la carte programme, in which you can combine different option courses and focuses;
  • the possibility of a study visit abroad or work experience in the field;
  • the opportunity to put your skills to the test in a professional environment, during a work placement in a research centre or in a company, depending on your specialisation.