2023-2024 / HIST0042-1

History of the Principality of Liege


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in history (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in history of art and archaeology : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in history (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Christophe Masson

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Lessons will constitute a general synthesis of the history of the Principality of Liège, from saint Lambert to the French Revolution.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To introduce students to the history of a Romane-culture German Empire principality, on political, institutional, economic, religious and philosophic level.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

not available

Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings

J. LEJEUNE, La Principauté de Liège ; 4e éd. ; Liège, 1996.
J.-L. KUPPER and B. DEMOULIN, Histoire de la principauté de Liège, Toulouse, Privat, 2002
Liège et le palais des princes-évêques, ed. B.DEMOULIN, Bruxelles, Fonds Mercator, 2008
Histoire de Liège, ed. B.DEMOULIN, Liège, 2017

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

oral exam

Additional information:


Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Tuesday 11 -> 12 AM R100


Christophe MASSON, Permanent Investigator F.R.S.-FNRS
Quai Roosevelt 1b
B-4000 Liège
Tél. 04.366.56.03

Tél. 04.366.58.75

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