Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies atVrije Universiteit Brussel , BrusselsFaculty of Economic and Social Sciences and Solvay Business School


1 year (Full Time)

Course Level

PG Degree

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  • In the Multilingual Master in Linguistics and Literary Studies, students can follow courses in up to nine different languages and you can specialize in one of the following subjects:
  • Intermediality
  • Literary Studies
  • Multilingualism and Foreign Language Acquisition
  • Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics
  • Multilingual Mediation and Communication
  • Intermediality -This profile offers an academic approach to the intermedial and/or intertextual relationship between literature and other art forms, such as theatre, dance, opera, visual arts or film.
  • The Linguistics profile provides an exploration of language with courses in up to six languages
  • Literary Studies- Students explore current literary topics and fields, such as urban literature, postcolonial literature, the intermedial relationship between literature and other art forms, and aspects of literary translation.
  • Multilingual Mediation and Communication-This profile offers students a range of advanced academic and professionally-orientated courses linked to the broad remit of 'multilingual mediation and communication'
  • Multilingualism and Foreign Language Acquisition -This profile provides a profound exploration of multilingualism from both social and cognitive perspectives.
  • Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics- for students fascinated by the neurological and psychological aspects of language


  • University Rankings
    • #201-300

      - ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) 2021

    • #221

      - QS 2022

    • #251-300

      - THE (Times Higher Education) 2022

Fees & Expenses
1st year tuition fees
Fees componentsAmount
Tuition & feesINR 2,70,536
Other expenses in 1st Year
Fees componentsAmount
Hostel & MealsINR 3,18,890
InsuranceINR 45,020
TransportationINR 40,018
MiscellaneousINR 3,80,167
Educational materialINR 1,50,066
TotalINR 9,34,161

Calculated at the exchange rate of 1 Euro = INR 83.37


Tuition & expenses were last updated on 9ᵗʰ December 2021

Entry Requirements

QualificationEntry Criteria

No specific cutoff mentioned


No specific cutoff mentioned

  • With a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies from a Flemish university, students have direct access to the master's program.
  • Students who have not obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies from a Flemish university may be accepted onto the program on the condition that they have obtained at least 48 ECTS credits in Linguistics and Literary Studies for every language they wish to major in. Exception: for the 'Multilingual Mediation and Communication' profile, applicants need to have obtained at least 48 ECTS credits in English Linguistics and Literary Studies but only 30 ECTS credits (or mother tongue level) in the second language of their choice.
  • Students who do not meet the previous two conditions are admitted to the program when they have successfully completed a tailor-made preparatory program consisting of BA modules in Linguistics and Literary Studies.


Marks - 79/120


Marks - 6.5/9

Other eligibility criteria
Applicants having a diploma of secondary or higher education where English was the language of instruction can qualify for English language requirement Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the university is also accepting the TOEFL IBT Special Home Edition and the IELTS Indicator. These are variants of the classic TOEFL and IELTS tests that one may take at home
Application Process

Step 1: Prepare documents for application

  • 2 Recommendation letters

Step 2: Additional documents required

Step 3: Start your online application

Step 4: Application fees for this course

Step 5: Application deadline

Scholarship information is not available. You can apply to non-college specific scholarships available for Belgium.

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