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Dutch A1 - Dutch Intensive Summer Course


This course will provide participants with a basic knowledge of Dutch (CEF-level of A1). Participants receive a certificate after full attendance and if the portfolio they created during the course is evaluated positively.


This intensive course is an introduction to Dutch language. It covers reading, listening, writing and speaking. Participants will also learn more about Dutch culture and society and an excursion to the Rijksmuseum Twenthe.

Translated in terms of the Common European Framework for modern foreign languages (CEF), this means that at the end of this course, participants:


Admission Criteria

Open entry. Participants are not expected to have any prior knowledge of Dutch. Knowledge of English (language of instruction) with an approximate level of B1 is required.

Course overview 

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    all (prospective) UT students, PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners) who would like to learn Dutch. Also non-UT participants are very welcome to join the course.

  • ECTS

    Roughly equivalent to 2,5 ECTS

  • Date

    This course will be held from 12-23 August 2024, except the weekend

  • Time

    09.00 -12.30 hrs. 

  • Location

    Vrijhof Building, Skills Lab

  • Course fee

    € 625,- including course materials (UT employee: You need permission from your head of department, and a project number).                                                                                        

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants per group

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of Dutch as a second language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre.

  • Requirements

    Open entry. Knowledge of English (language of instruction) with an approximate level of B1 is required.

  • Further Information

    We will add a few social and Dutch cultural elements to the program.

    A visit to the Enschede Rijksmuseum is already planned.

    If you have any questions, please contact the UT Language Centre at dutch-utlc@utwente.nl

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Dutch A1 - Dutch Intensive Summer Course
August 2024
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