Master's degrees

Inalco offers eight master’s degree programs: Foreign and Regional Languages, Literatures & Cultures (LLCER), Science of Language (SDL), Language Teaching (DDL), Natural Language Processing (TAL), International Relations (RI), International Business (CI), Translation and Interpretation (TI), and Language Teaching with Teaching Credentials(MEEF).entitled to 3 registrations. Master's courses include advanced language courses, seminars relating to the area studied, disciplinary seminars and free or open courses.
Completed over two years, a master’s degree program allows you to specialize and broaden both your knowledge and your career prospects. There are two types of master’s degree: research and professional. The former often leads to a doctorate, research, and teaching. The professional master’s tracks are focused on professional and technical skills.
Learn more about the eight master’s programs offered at Inalco below.

Eight master’s programs in 2019

Foreign and Regional Languages, Literatures and Cultures (LLCER)

The LLCER master’s program is open to students with a bachelor’s degree who can provide evidence that they have sufficient proficiency in one of the languages taught at Inalco.

Language Teaching (DDL)

The master’s program in language teaching, delivered jointly with the Universities of Paris 3-Sorbonne and Paris-Descartes, is designed for students who want to complement their studies in one of the languages and cultures taught at Inalco with training in foreign language teaching (including French for speakers of other languages).

Language Teaching with Teaching Credentials (MEEF)

The MEEF master’s program trains students for careers in education, with the second year spent gaining practical teaching experience and preparing for teacher certification exams. Inalco delivers the program in Chinese (in partnership with the University of Paris-Diderot) and Arabic (in partnership with the Universities of Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle and Paris 4-Sorbonne).

International Business (2014-2018)

This program will be divided into two concentrations starting in the 2019-2020 academic year:  Management and International Business and International Relations
  • Management and International Business (2019-2020)
More information to come
  • International Relations (2019-2020)
More information to come

Science of Language (SDL)

The Science of Language program is delivered jointly with Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle.

Natural Language Processing

Generally speaking, Natural Language Processing is a field that covers all applications of computing to languages and texts, and which involve the modeling of language phenomena to enable computer systems to analyze or generate texts in various languages. The Master’s in Natural Language Processing is delivered jointly with the Universities of Paris 3-Sorbonne Nouvelle and Paris 10-Nanterre. The objective of the program is to train specialists who are able to understand and tackle the problems of an essentially multidisciplinary field (language, linguistics, IT), in both a research and an industrial context.

Translation and Interpretation (2019-2020)

The TI program will open in September 2019 with two concentrations: Specialized Translation (former TRM concentration of the SDL master’s program) and Literary Translation. 
More information will be posted in the first weeks of 2019.