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Language Centre

Successful communication requires language skills and intercultural understanding. At the University of Groningen Language Centre, you can improve both. Let us help you achieve your learning goals in a tailor-made course, or join our fast-paced group lessons that will start you off in your target language from Day One. We also provide testing services and we can translate, correct and write your texts.

We offer language courses in: Arabic, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Spanish.


04 July 2022
RUG Language Buddy: one of your colleagues could now become your language partner!
Language learning tips
Fact sheet 2021
13 April 2022
Medical German: an aha-erlebnis for healthcare providers
For Ukrainians and everyone who is helping them
29 March 2022
Free online Dutch beginners’ course available
23 March 2022
Practise your language skills every Thursday at our language café
07 January 2022
Now 67% discount on Dutch courses for UG staff
Free Dutch Survival Kit
16 December 2021
External client satisfaction survey shows 98% of clients satisfied
06 December 2021
‘Blik op Werk’ quality label extended
24 June 2021
Pamela Wolters wins 2021 Gerrit Krol Award
24 March 2020
Tips and tricks for online international collaboration
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