Taal en Communicatie

Dutch for Beginners Evening Course


Course code



For the different dates see the sign up form on the bottom of this page.

Course prices

UT-employees: €340

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: €340

Non-UT participants: €440
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 foreign Language

Course materials  

Provided by the TCP Language

Nederlands in Gang, Boer de B, Kamp v.d. M, Lijmbach B., Coutinho 2017, 3e druk, ISBN 9789046905609.


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


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


Method used: Nederlands in gang

  • Dutch grammar and conventions
  • Basic vocabulary
  • Speaking about every day situations

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

Admission criteria

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
TCP LanguageCentre
Support Office
053 - 4892040

Geselecteerde cursus is niet beschikbaar.