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Associate professor

  • Belgium

  • 25 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
1994 …2020

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Personal profile

Areas of expertise

  • Socio-affective variables in language learning
  • Bilingual Education (CLIL, immersion)
  • Linguistic landscape
  • Bilingualism and acquisition of Dutch as an FL/L2
  • Languages and business.


PhD in Linguistics (Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 2004)

Post-graduate certificate European Studies (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1993)

Masters of Letters: Germanic philology Dutch/English (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1992)

Master of Teaching and Learning: foreign languages (Université Libre de Bruxelles, 1992)


Her research gravitates around the central theme of languages and multilingualism in the tense and complicated context of Belgian linguistic communities. This research is regularly done in a comparative perspective with Canada.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Letters, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

1 Oct 200231 Jul 2004

Award Date: 28 Jun 2004

Institut d'Etudes Européennes, Université Libre de Bruxelles

1 Oct 199230 Jun 1993

Award Date: 30 Jun 1993

Master of Letters, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

1 Oct 198830 Sep 1992

Award Date: 28 Sep 1992

Master of Teaching and Learning, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

1 Oct 199030 Jun 1992

Award Date: 30 Jun 1992

External positions

Scientific partnerships, UCL - IL&C

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Research Output

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  • Wordt Nederlands een verplicht vak in Wallonië?

    Translated title of the contribution: Will Dutch become a compulsory second language in Wallonia ?METTEWIE, L., Mar 2020, Neerlandia, 124, 1, p. 30-31.

    Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

  • Classroom anxiety and enjoyment in CLIL and non-CLIL: Does the target language matter?

    De Smet, A., Mettewie, L., Galand, B., Hiligsmann, P. & Van Mensel, L., Mar 2018, In : Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching. 8, 1, p. 47-71 25 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    L’Accompagnement personnalisé d’équipes enseignantes pour formaliser/coconstruire des outils pédagogiques innovants en français, Sciences et Langues modernes

    Sandrine Biemar (Speaker), , Cedric Vanhoolandt (Speaker), , Sophie Delvaux (Speaker), , Caroline Depuis (Speaker), , Sibille Demiddeleer (Speaker), , Afroditi Maraveliki (Speaker), , Cécile Hayez (Speaker), , Jim PLUMAT (Speaker), & Laurence METTEWIE (Speaker)

    8 Jul 2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    Cycle de conférences 2019 NaLTT: Mines de paroles. Duo-conférence. Pourquoi tant d'Italiens en Belgique? Un court panorama historique (Anne Morelli, ULB)Flamano ou kapotte Vlaams? Le patrimoine (méta-)linguistique des mineurs italiens en Flandre (Stefania Marzo, KU Leuven)

    Anne Morelli (Keynote Speaker), , Stefania Marzo (Keynote Speaker), , Jeroen Darquennes (Organiser), , Laurence Mettewie (Organiser), , Anna Constantinidis (Organiser), , Maud Gonne (Member of Scientific Committee), , Aurélie Sinte (Member of Scientific Committee), , Denis Saint-Amand (Member of Scientific Committee), , Luk Van Mensel (Organiser), & David Vrydaghs (Member of Scientific Committee)

    2 Dec 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Sociolinguistics Symposium 24

    Luk Van Mensel (Member of Scientific Committee), & Laurence Mettewie (Member of Scientific Committee)

    1 Nov 201915 Jul 2022

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Evénement WPS: Innovation sociale

    Laurence Meurant (Contributor), , Luk Van Mensel (Contributor), & Laurence Mettewie (Contributor)

    1 Oct 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course