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Master of Linguistics and Literature: two languages

Master of Linguistics and Literature: French-Dutch
Academic year :
Important: Students following the Master of Linguistics and Literature cannot choose courses for languages they did not study for in the Bachelor.


The students choose courses for 36 ECTS-credits from two languages. For Dutch/English/German/Spanish at least two courses should be followed, of which at least one course on literature and one course on linguistics. French students have to follow at least the two compulsory courses.

Master thesis

Master project18sp1st/2nd sem.
Humbeeck, Kris

French: linguistics and literature

Select at least two courses, of which at least one course on linguistics and one course on literature

Contemporary trends in French literary criticism6sp1st semester
Schuerewegen, Franc
Grammaticalisation processes6sp1st semester
Vanderheyden, Ann
Text and context6sp1st semester
Dendale, Patrick
Semantic evolution : from lexicon to grammar6sp2nd semester
De Mulder, Walter
French-language literature in early modern Europe6sp2nd semester
Pelckmans, Paul
Literature and media6sp2nd semester
Schuerewegen, Franc

Dutch: linguistics and literature

Select at least two courses, of which at least one course on linguistics and one course on literature

Middle Dutch literature6sp1st semester
Sleiderink, Remco
Religious literature in the Middle Ages and in the early modern period6sp2nd semester
Mertens, Thom
Schepers, Kees
Mystical authors6sp1st semester
Fraeters, Veerle
Renaissance literature and culture6sp1st semester
Meeus, Hubert
From scaffold to theatre: theatre in the Low Countries from the 17th till the 20th century6sp2nd semester
Meeus, Hubert
Broken time: Dutch Literature during World War II6sp1st semester
De Ridder, Matthijs
Contemporary Dutch literature6sp1st semester
Absillis, Kevin
Buitengaats: Contemporary African Literature6sp2nd semester
Human, Thys
Literary publishers6sp2nd semester
Absillis, Kevin
Speaking and hearing6sp2nd semester
Verhoeven, Jo
Gillis, Steven
Sense and meaning6sp1st semester
Nuyts, Jan
Discourse6sp2nd semester
Nuyts, Jan
Language contact and language dynamics6sp2nd semester
Vandekerckhove, Reinhild
Psycholinguistics6sp1st semester
Sandra, Dominiek
Language acquisition6sp1st semester
Gillis, Steven

Electives / Free-choice

Students chose 6 additional credits from the courses belonging to the Master¹s programme in Linguistics and Literature on the condition that these courses are related to their Bachelor¹s language combinations.
Courses that belong to a different master¹s programme than ³Linguistics and Literature", including master¹s programmes organised by another Faculty, will first have to be approved by the Education Board.

Internship6sp1st/2nd sem.
Humbeeck, Kris