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Dutch C1 - High Proficiency Dutch


In this follow-up course participants extend their knowledge of Dutch to CEF-level C1.


  • Dutch grammar and conventions;
  • social & professional language;
  • speaking fluently & spontaneously;
  • writing clear, detailed and well-argued short texts;
  • reading long and complex business and literary texts;
  • understanding films & TV programmes.

Extra attention is paid to practical conversation skills.


Attendance at every lesson is essential. The course consists of 48 contact hours, with 2 two-hour sessions per week. Homework is expected to take approximately two hours per lesson.

  • Course code


  • Programme is for

    For UT & ITC PhD-candidates, employees (and their partners), who have completed the Follow Up 3 course or a similar course, and whose current level of Dutch is CEF-level B2.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 3.5 ECTS.

  • Date

    Check the available course dates on the page below  

  • Time

    Check the available time slots on the page below  

  • Location

    Drienerburght Building

  • Course fee

    UT-employees: €465
    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: €465
    Non-UT participants: €605
    Partners and non-UT participants can use internet payment can to pay the course fee.

  • Maximum participants

    Minimum 10 and maximum 15 participants

  • Trainers

    Qualified teacher of Dutch as a foreign Language

  • Course materials

    Provided by the UT Language:
    Palmer, E, Wout van ‘t , M. Nederlands naar Perfectie, Coutinho, 2015,ISBN 9789046904527


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
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Dutch C1 - High Proficiency Dutch
February 2019
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The following courses are required before you start the selected course.
  • Dutch B2 - Professional Dutch

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