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Introduction

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities aspires to realize high-quality, inspiring education; outstanding research and relevant social services in the fields of Philosophy & Moral Sciences, History, Art Sciences & Archaeology, Applied Linguistics  and Linguistics & Literary Studies.

 

All Faculty information for students can be found on student.vub.be.

Important message concerning COVID-19

We are looking forward to welcoming you next year at the university, be it online or in real life, in spite of the pandemic.

As it is uncertain that travel restrictions and social distancing measures will be lifted by September, the university has decided to organise the enrolment online. You can find all information here.

The Multilingual Master in Linguistics and Literary Studies will also be offering online classes for those of you who are not able to travel to Belgium in time, in order to enable you to join us in Brussels later. Depending on how the situation evolves, these measures could be extended to the second semester as well.

Should you have any questions or doubts, contact us at muma@vub.be.

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Monday 31 August, 15:00

Data Subjects in the GDPR and the Protection of Vulnerable Individuals

Publieke doctoraatsverdediging van de heer Gianclaudio Malgieri voor het behalen van de graad van Doctor in de Rechten met het proefschrift getiteld ‘Data Subjects in the GDPR and the Protection of Vulnerable Individuals’

Publieke doctoraatsverdediging van de heer Gianclaudio Malgieri voor het behalen van de graad van...

Tuesday 1 September, 01:00

Online Intensive Course in Dermato-Cosmetic Sciences 2020

Online Intensive Course During the past 33 years, the intensive course in dermato-cosmetic sciences has been organised yearly with a lot of enthusiasm at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. To offer you, as usual, an equilibrated training course given by our European top speakers co...

Online Intensive Course During the past 33 years, the intensive course in dermato-cosmetic sci...

Wednesday 2 September, 11:00

Bijzondere Wetenschappelijke Vorming - zevende jaar

Je bent klaar met de secundaire school, je ambieert een academische opleiding en je wetenschappelijke voorkennis is te beperkt. Wat nu?...

Je bent klaar met de secundaire school, je ambieert een academische opleiding en je wetenschappel...

Sunday 6 September, 10:00

Open day September 6th

Find out all VUB has to offer during the open days of March, April or September. Get to know the professors, ask questions to the study counselors, and hear about student life in Brussels from our student ambassadors.

Find out all VUB has to offer during the open days of March, April or September. Get to know the ...

Sunday 6 September, 12:00 - 19:00 U

Open day September 6th

Find out all VUB has to offer during the open days of March, April or September. Get to know the professors, ask questions to the study counselors, and hear about student life in Brussels from our student ambassadors.

Find out all VUB has to offer during the open days of March, April or September. Get to know the ...

Monday 7 September, 08:00 - 17:30 U

Flames Summer School 2020

FLAMES (Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics) organizes a two-week Summer School aiming at providing practical methodological and statistical training to young researchers (particularly PhD students) from all disciplines....

FLAMES (Flanders Training Network for Methodology and Statistics) organizes a two-week Summer S...

Departments

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities hosts two departments:

  • History, Archaeology, Arts, Philosophy and Ethics (HARP)
  • Linguistics and Literary Studies (LIST)

Programmes

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities organizes 5 Bachelor programmes, 9 Master programmes and 1 Advanced Master's programme. While the majority of these programmes are taught in Dutch, the Master of Arts in Linguistics and Literary Studies and the (Advanced) Research Master in Philosophy are taught in English. Below, you will find an overview of all programmes offered within the Faculty.

Research groups

The Faculty of Languages and Humanities is home to various research groups, both groups solely related to the Faculty and research groups that were created in alliance with partner institutions. In the overview below, all active research groups can be found.

Research groups within Languages and Humanities

       

In alliance with Université Libre de Bruxelles

        

In alliance with Ghent University

      

Sustainable solutions

For all staff and students who wish to work on their ecological footprint, the Faculty of Languages and Humanities has been working on some guidelines for good practices. In the overview below, some helpful pages, documents as well as a brief explanation about the Green Impact project can be found.

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Project in the spotlight: the recycling cabinet

The first step of ‘acting sustainably’ is to start by using what you already have. Bearing this in mind, the team created the ‘recycling cabinet’. We encourage colleagues and students to swap or donate things that they no longer (can) use. To inspire you, we hereby list some possibilities:

  • books & magazines
  • note pads & writing material
  • small electronics like desk lamps or coffee makers
Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
Building C - 5th floor
Room 5.C.403b
Pleinlaan 2
Elsene
Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus
Pleinlaan 2
Brussel

Contact

Faculty secretariat
02 629 39 05
faclw@vub.ac.be