Multilingual Master in Linguistics and Literary Studies

Are you looking for a one-year Master’s programme in linguistics and literary studies during which you can specialise in one or two languages according to your Bachelor’s degree? Do you want to study in the multilingual capital of Europe with numerous institutions such as the European Union, NATO and several multinational companies? In the Multilingual Master in Linguistics and Literary Studies, you can follow courses in up to eleven different languages and you can specialise in one of the following subjects: interpreting studies, translation studies, linguistics, literary studies, multilingualism, psycho- and neurolinguistics, theatre studies.

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international opportunities

Get in touch with the world! Our department cooperates with many foreign universities and offers you plenty of opportunities to study abroad during your study.

after your education


If you want to continue your academic career, you can apply for a PhD position at Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Are you up for this challenge? Get in touch with your Master thesis supervisor to define a research subject and sufficient funding. 

First step in the market

VUB helps you to make your first step in the job market with workshops, networking events, job fairs, tips 'n tricks for job interviews. Everything an ambitious student needs!

Highly skilled professionals with an excellent command of various languages and a good understanding of multiple cultures are needed in national and international public institutions and in multinational companies. Brussels is the perfect environment to prepare you for such a job. The VUB Career Center can assist you in the search for a high-level job when you have completed your education.

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