Language courses

Perfecting your Dutch (1ECTS)


Course code



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Course prices

UT-employees: €210

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: €210

Non-UT participants: €273
Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment to pay the course fee.

Group size

Minimum 10 and maximum 15 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

Dixi! Spreekvaardigheid, José Bakx en Ghislaine Giezenaar, Uitgeverij  Coutinho, ISBN 9789046900703
Wijze woorden, Ghislaine Giezenaar en Edith Schouten, Intertaal, ISBN 9789054514268


For UT & ITC PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners), who have completed the Follow Up 4 course or a similar course, and whose current level of Dutch is CEF-level B2/C1


Provide participants with the opportunity to raise their overall Dutch proficiency to CEF-level C1/C2.Participants learn to understand with ease virtually everything they hear and read, make accurate and complete notes during a presentation, understand colloquial asides, talk about complex and sensitive issues without awkwardness and express themselves precisely and fluently.


  • Intensive training in professional communication in Dutch (writing emails and reports, conducting meetings and discussions, presenting a thesis);
  • interactive classes;
  • particular focus on vocabulary, idioms and structures (Dutch in use);
  • extensive use of authentic materials;


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 16 contact hours, 8 weekly sessions of two hours. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours per lesson. The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

Admission criteria

Admission takes place after the teacher has assessed the candidate on the basis of an intake interview or certificates obtained from earlier language courses.

Further Information
TCP Language Centre
Support Office
053-489 2040

In September this course will start again. The data for the new course will be made available soon. 

Selected course is not available.