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Master of Linguistics and Literature: two languages

Master of Linguistics and Literature: German-French
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

German: linguistics and literature

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

Literature 1: literature and politics6sp1st semester
Sepp, Arvi
Austrian 20th century literature6sp1st semester
Liska, Vivian
Haider, Alex
Literature and philosophy as from the Enlightenment6sp1st semester
Philipsen, Bart
Identity and alterity as from the Enlightenment6sp2nd semester
Gilleir, Anke
Professional Communication (German)6sp1st/2nd sem.
Dusar, Ingeborg
German: Specialised Translation6sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja
Linden, Patricia
Roggen, Rita
Social dialectology: the new substandard6sp2nd semester
Smits, Tom
German linguistics: change and variation6sp1st semester
Feyaerts, Kurt
German linguistics: theory and description6sp1st semester
Feyaerts, Kurt
Language and gender6sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Tanja

French: literature/linguistics

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

Free-choice electives

Students choose 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