Dutch language Courses

State Exam Preparation Course (STEX)


Course code



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Course prices

UT-employees: €155

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. 

Partners of UT-employees: €155

Non-UT participants: €202
Internet payment can be used to pay the course fee.

Group size

Minimum 7 and maximum 10 participants


Qualified teacher of Dutch as a second language (NT2) from the TCP Language Centre

Course materials

Provided by the TCP LanguageCentre during the course


For anyone who has completed Follow Up III, Follow Up 4 or a similar course and whose current level of Dutch is approximately CEF-level B2.


This course will prepare you for the Dutch State Exam NT2, Programme II.


Introduction and explanation of the four components of the State Exam:

  • practise exams;
  • explanation of assessment criteria.

This course does not teach Dutch language skills but prepares for the State Exam NT2, Programme II. In each lesson, one component of the State Exam is practiced and explained. Course participants prepare test exams at home, or do them in class and receive individual feedback on their results. Special attention is paid to the assessment criteria of the State Exam.


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists 4 two-hour sessions. Participants are expected to prepare test exams at home. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

Admission criteria

Admission is granted on the basis of certificates obtained from earlier language courses; or an intake exam, which can be found in the following link: NT2 Intake exam

Further Information
TCP Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040

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