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Dutch A1 - Summer Intensive Dutch


This course will provide participants with a basic knowledge of Dutch (CEF-level of A1). Participants receive a course certificate after completion.


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

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

  • can understand and use familiar every-day expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type.
  • can introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has.
  • can interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


  • 28 hrs of lessons (7 days)
  • Participants are expected to invest 3 hrs per lesson day on self study

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    This course is intended for PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners) and all prospective UT students who would like to learn Dutch. Also non-UT participants are very welcome to join the course.
    When you are a German speaking native, please check the special course of Dutch at WWU Weiterbildung.

  • Date

    This course will be held from the 12th till the 20th of August in 2019. Signing in will be available in due time.

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    This course will take place in the Skills Lab on the campus of the University of Twente, Enschede

  • Course fee

    €500, including course materials

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 15 participants per group

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of Dutch as a second language of the UT Language Centre

  • Course materials

    Will be provided at the beginning of the course. We’ll work with:

  • Requirements

    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.

Preparing your departure

When non-EU resident, visa may be required. Please, check:

Further information
Ms. Céline Schouten
Course coordinator
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Dutch A1 - Summer Intensive Dutch
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