Faculty & Campus

At the heart of Europe, Lille is particularly fortunate in her geographical location. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities campus is just next to the city center of this young and friendly city.

The Faculty

Université Catholique de Lille is the top private university in France. it is also the biggest and the one with the greatest range of degree courses – 170 this year. It’s a multidisciplinary university with several well-known research teams. It is also committed to the environment, to playing its role in the Euroregion and to cultivating an international atmosphere where everyone feels at home.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities has eight different Masters programmes which may interest you ! All these post-graduate courses enable students to gain work experience and provide opening into the world of work.

Whether you are interested in culture, communication, the media, languages, international business, international relations, teaching or psychology, the Faculty of Arts and Humanities can help reach your professional goal.

In addition to providing inspirational teaching and springboards into the profession of your choice the Faculty of Arts and Humanities also enables you to gain valuable international experience which makes you even more attractive on the job market.

Our Master's degrees

The FLSH Staff

Under the direction of The Dean of the Faculty, Dr Halima Mecheri-Mordi and her vice-deans, run the Faculty of Arts and Humanities together with a staff of lecturers, researchers, administrators and visiting professionals.


Our staff are involved in research in several areas: History, Modern Literature, Languages, Literature, Culture, Media, Cinema, Marketing, Psychology, International Relations, Geography, Political Science, and Philosophy.

Research carried out by our staff helps provide innovative teaching with content that is scientifically reliable and up-to-date,  as well as relevant to the modern world. Research is essential to the life of the, because it combines theory and practice, in order to offer a full course and as close as possible to the professional requirements of tomorrow.

Research team

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partner universities


doctors and teachers


radio show per week hosted by our students


foreign students in 2022-2023

The city

At the heart of Europe, Lille is particularly fortunate in her geographical location. With high-speed trains, easy access to the Channel Tunnel and a whole network of motorways passing through the city, Lille is less than an hour from Paris and Brussels and less than two hours from London and Amsterdam. Today Lille is a dynamic, innovative city with about 1.5 million inhabitants, proud of its industrial, cultural and business heritage. It is an important financial centre with numerous international companies, but also attracts thousands of tourists every year.

Lille was European Cultural Capital in 2004 and is a city overflowing with life. As the third largest student city in France, the many universities, colleges and taining institutes give Lille its young, dynamic population. The presence of so many students means that Lille is the place to be for partying, cultural events, sport and eating out…

The inhabitants of Lille are known for their welcoming nature. This year, more than 2600 international students, from at least 120 different countries, are studying on our campus, which has everything a student needs: residence halls, cafeterias and fastfood outlets, a medical centre, social services, over 300 student clubs and societies, sporting facilities, music and theatre.

A sustainable development campus

Université Catholique de Lille offers students a scientific, cultural and learning environment resolutely committed to environmental and societal transition. The goal is to allow them to act in a sustainable way throughout their personal, professional and civic lives and to construct new models for a society which will be more respectful of the environment and of the human person, fairer and more equitable.

“Live Tree” : A project for energy and social transition. Read more

Your Campus

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The campus is just next to the city center, in the Vauban district, with its parks, its famous cosmopolitan market and its tree-lined avenues. The campus is known for its varied architecture, combining neo-gothic structures and innovative contemporary buildings. It was awarded second place (MeltyCampus) among the ten most beautiful French universities, for its attractive buildings and setting.

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