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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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Tuesday 8 December, 14:00

Pim pam praat

Speel gezelschapsspelletjes online en oefen zo je Nederlands.    

Speel gezelschapsspelletjes online en oefen zo je Nederlands.    

Saturday 6 March, 08:45

Online Symposium Respiratoire Kinesitherapie UZ Brussel - VUB

Online symposium vakgroep KIMA unit KINE, VUB – UZ Brussel...

Online symposium vakgroep KIMA unit KINE, VUB – UZ Brussel...

Monday 8 March, 16:00

Optimizing Digital Signage for In-Store Marketing: Insights on adoption intentions and message persuasiveness.

Doctoraatsverdediging van Stephanie van de Sanden voor het behalen van de academische graad van Doctor in de toegepaste economische wetenschappen met het proefschrift getiteld ‘Optimizing Digital Signage for In-Store Marketing: Insights on adoption intentions and message...

Doctoraatsverdediging van Stephanie van de Sanden voor het behalen van de academische graad van D...

Monday 8 March, 20:00

Privacy Through the Lenses of Race and Gender - Lecture by Anita Allen

There is increasing interest in understanding the differences race and gender make for the enjoyment of privacy and data protection rights. In this lecture, Anita L. Allen will discuss privacy through the lenses of race and gender. Although privacy should be considered a founda...

There is increasing interest in understanding the differences race and gender make for the en...

Tuesday 9 March, 17:00 - 18:30 U

Genderweek21: Act against sexual harassment: bystander intervention workshop

The #metoo movement has broken the silence on harassment and shown its prevalence in all spheres of society. Harassment and sexual violence in universities and educational settings have been widely studied in the US and the UK[1], but data on continental Europe are lacking. Yet...

The #metoo movement has broken the silence on harassment and shown its prevalence in all spheres ...

Thursday 11 March, 17:00

PhD defense | Timothy Verstraeten

Openbare verdediging tot het behalen van de academische graad van Doctor in de Wetenschappen van de heer Timothy Verstraeten  ...

Openbare verdediging tot het behalen van de academische graad van Doctor in de Wetenschappen van ...

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.

© Sarah Lzarovic

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