Online Dutch courses



Course code

OD B1>B1/B2


For the different dates see the sign up form on the bottom of this page.

Course prices

UT-employees: €300

Faculty departments pay an annual fee, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.

Service departments will be charged with the course price, so you do not pay yourself. You need permission from your head of department, and an OFI number.

Group size

Maximum 20 participants


Qualified teacher of Dutch as a second language (NT2)

Course materials

Provided by the TCP Language Centre

Boer de B., Ohlsen,R., Nederlands op Niveau, 2e druk, Coutinho 2015, ISBN 978 904 690 4411


The course is fully online and is given in the University’s online learning environment. This means you will need a sufficiently fast internet connection (fiber-optic, ADSL or cable with at least 20Mbit/s) as well as a computer with good video and audio equipment. In order to practice your speaking, you will need a webcam and a microphone.


For PhD-candidates and employees of the UT and ITC, who have completed the Online Dutch A2/B1 > B1 course or, or a similar basic course and whose current level of Dutch is approximately CEF-level B1.


In this follow-up course participants extend their knowledge of Dutch to CEF-level B1/B2.


Method used: Nederlands in actie (chapters 1-3)

  • Dutch grammar and conventions;
  • speaking about familiar topics;
  • expressing opinions, plans & wishes;
  • understanding general TV programmes;
  • writing personal letters and short texts; reading media articles

This fully online course will allow you to learn flexibly, whenever and wherever you want, while still receiving a structured approach with a fixed duration and supervision from a teacher. This online course cover s all skills, including speaking and writing.

Online interaction: For some of the assignments, all students will have direct contact with the teacher. These meetings will be held at fixed times in weeks 2, 5 and 8 of the course and will last 30 minutes. Time differences will be taken into account while planning these meetings, so they will be spread over various days and times. In addition to these meetings, the teacher will be available via chat, e-mail or Skype during the course.

To practice speaking skills the participants will be given assignments that they can complete in pairs, in small groups or individually with SpeakApps and Skype.

You will also get feedback on three writing assignments.


Duration: 12 weeks (8 with supervision)
Time investment: 8-10 hours each week. 
The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 3 ECTS


Admission is granted on the basis of certificates obtained from earlier language courses; or an intake exam. If you need to do an intake test, you will be informed by the support office.

Further Information
TCP Language Centre Support Office

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