Since 2016, MEST exchange students in UCLouvain are offered a mixed English-French range of courses.

  • 25 to 30 Credits of English-only courses (4 courses of compared systems, 1 course of Industrial Relations in Europe and 1 interdisciplinary seminar)
  • 25 to 30 Credits with a mandatory minimum of 10 Credits (2 courses) among the 4 comparative analysis courses (teaching language: English only) and the remaining credits among the courses from the Labour Sciences Master (60 or 120 credits) which are taught in French, during the second term (January to June)
  • Below is a table of School of Labour Sciences courses offered to our incoming exchange students, but ESPO Faculty offers many more courses to choose from,  in agreement with your home university coordinator: English Courses Offer at ESPO

For up to date programme information, check and

Course programme in Louvain-la-Neuve (indicative)

ReferenceTitleTeacher(s)LanguageECTSFall or Spring semester
LTRAV2200Sociologie du travailMatthieu de Nanteuil, Isabelle FerrerasFrench5 Fall
LADPU2000Conseil politique: analyse avancée des politiques publiquesDavid AubinFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2000Introduction aux sciences du travailMarie AntoineFrench3 Fall
LTRAV2640Théorie et pratique de la négociationStéphanie DemoulinFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2700Labour context in EuropeEvelyne LéonardEnglish5 Fall
LTRAV2260Analyse psychosociologique des relations de travailThomas PérilleuxFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2600Personnel et organisationMichel Ajzen, Marie AntoineFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2210Droit du travailAuriane LamineFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2020BApproches interdisciplinaires du travail et de la GRHMichel Ajzen, Mikaël Glorieux, Emmanuelle PerinFrench4 Fall
LTRAV2240Economie du travailAnaïs PérilleuxFrench5 Fall
LTRAV2230Psychologie du travailMichaël DuboisFrench5 Fall
LGRH2000Management Humain : Pratiques, métier et déontologieLouise PatessonFrench5 Fall
LADPU2040Public Management : Strategies, organization and Management controlScott BrentonEnglish5 Fall
LTRAV2740Comparative industrial relations systemsFilip Dorssemont, Marc ZuneEnglish5 SpringIncoming MEST students have to choose 2 courses amongst these 4 (10 ECTS)
LTRAV2730Comparative wage and HRM systemsMarie Van den BroeckEnglish5 SpringIncoming MEST students have to choose 2 courses amongst these 4 (10 ECTS)
LTRAV2720Comparative social protection systemsLaura MerlaEnglish5 SpringIncoming MEST students have to choose 2 courses amongst these 4 (10 ECTS)
LTRAV2710Comparative training and employment systemsMartin WagenerEnglish5 SpringIncoming MEST students have to choose 2 courses amongst these 4 (10 ECTS)
LTRAV2250Philosophie du travail Mark HunyadiFrench5Spring
LTRAV2630Bien-être au travailAurélie Frankart, Bénédicte SchepensFrench5 Spring
LTRAV2050Politiques socialesThierry Dock, Philippe PochetFrench4 Spring
LTRAV2030Droit et pratiques des relations collectives du travailFilip Dorssemont, Aurélie FrankartFrench5 Spring
LSOC2026Sociologie de l’action organiséeMarc ZuneFrench5 Spring