• Belgium

Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
1994 …2024

Research activity per year

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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 4 - Quality Education
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Letters, Attitudes and motivation of language learners in Belgium. A social psychological approach to second language learning by Dutch-speaking, French-speaking and bilingual pupils in secondary schools in Brussels., Vrije Universiteit Brussel

1 Oct 200231 Jul 2004

Award Date: 28 Jun 2004

External positions

Scientific partnerships, UCL - IL&C


Dive into the research topics where Laurence Mettewie is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or