The staff of the Department of Literary Studies provide teaching about literary theory and literature from the following language areas: Dutch, German, English, French, Greek, Italian, Latin, Spanish and Swedish.

The Department of Literary Studies contributes to the Bachelor in Linguistics and Literary Studies, three one-year Master’s degrees (Linguistics and Literary Studies, Historical Linguistics and Literary Studies, and Comparative Modern Literary Studies), a two-year Educational Master’s degree and the Flemish Inter-University Master’s Programme in Literary Studies.

Bachelor's and Master's Programmes

All information about our Bachelor's and Master's programmes can be found on in the Studiekiezer (in Dutch).

Advanced Master's Programme

Employees of the Department of Literary Studies are involved as teachers in the inter-univeristary Advanced Master's Programme in Literary Studies (coordinated by Leuven).


Lifelong learning

For a broad audience, we set up programmes in lifelong learning via our Humanities Academie (in Dutch).