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Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Letters : General

Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Letters : General

The 2021-2022 programme is subject to change. It is provided for information purposes only.

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  • Programme title
    Bachelor in French and Romance Languages and Letters : General
  • Programme mnemonic
  • Programme organised by
    • Faculty of Letters, Translation and Communication
  • Degree type
  • Tier
    1th cycle
  • Field and branch of study
    Human and social sciences/Languages and literature
  • Schedule type
  • Languages of instruction
  • Theoretical programme duration
    3 years
  • Campus
  • Category / Topic
    Human and social sciences - Languages and literature
  • Jury President
    Xavier LUFFIN
  • Jury Secretary
    Valérie ANDRE and Fabrice PREYAT


General information

Degree type


Theoretical programme duration

3 years

Learning language(s)


Schedule type




Category(ies) - Topic(s)

Human and social sciences - Languages and literature

Organising faculty(s) and university(ies)

Succeed in your studies

ULB offers a number of activities and resources that can help you develop a successful strategy before or during your studies.

You can make the transition to higher education easier by attending preparatory courses, summer classes, and information and orientation sessions, even before you start your studies at ULB.

During your studies, many people at ULB are there specifically to help you succeed: support staff in each faculty, (inter-)faculty guidance counsellors, tutors, and experts in academic methodology.


Fulfil your ambitions by becoming a real connoisseur of Romance languages and going into any professional field where linguistic material has to be handled in a shrewd and rigorous manner.


A BA in French and Romance Languages and Literature will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the world of the Romance languages, their structures and their literary traditions.

Apart from the purely literary and creative side of the course, a great deal of your efforts will be channelled into gaining a command of the strictly analytical aspects of the various different branches of philology.

Results: at the end of your studies you will be able to make a perceptive analysis of texts of varying complexity.

In a number of courses students will benefit from online course notes and other documents related to various courses.

You have at your disposal :

  • a modern central library, containing a large catalogue of open-access titles and volumes

  • computer rooms and online resources.

Access conditions


What's next ?


Your future skills:

  • Handling textual aspects : writing, synthesis, analysis

  • French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese language and literature.

  • French as a first or second language.

  • Spanish/Italian as a second language.

  • Latin.

If you go on to do a Master in French and Romance Languages and Literature, you will be able to work in the following areas:

  • all professions where speaking and writing are important.

  • teaching at different levels.

If you do a Master in the same subject, but with a special focus on French as a foreign language, you could go on to teach non mother-tongue students of French or do research into the teaching of French.

If you wish to do a different Master, you could opt for a Master in linguistics.

You could also do research in the following fields:

  • Literary sciences.

  • Philology.

  • Linguistics.

  • Didactics.