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Dutch A1 - Dutch for Beginners 1


In this beginners course participants will acquire a basic knowledge of Dutch, approximately CEF-level A1


Method used: Nederlands in gang

Each lesson includes a variety of practical and interactive learning activities, covering all skills: listening, reading, writing and speaking


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 36 contact hours, 18 two hour sessions, twice a week. Homework is expected to take approximately 2 hours per lesson. 

Course overview

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners) of the UT and ITC, who speak very little or no Dutch.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 2,5 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    This course is an online course, we will be using MS Teams, therefore a webcam and headphones are required

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €360
    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: €360
    Non-UT participants: €470
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 6 and maximum 10 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of Dutch as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language Centre:
    Nederlands in Gang, Boer de B, Kamp v.d. M, Lijmbach B., Coutinho 2017, 3e druk, ISBN 9789046905609.


Open entry. Staff and PhD-candidates who already know some Dutch are advised to contact the TCP Dutch language co-ordinator for an intake.

Further Information
UT Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040
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Dutch A1 - Dutch for Beginners 1
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*This course is fully booked, if you register now, you will be placed on the waiting list and you will be enrolled if a place becomes available.