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Now 67% discount on Dutch courses at the Language Centre!

11 December 2020

Hurray! HR and the Language Centre received a €48,000 grant* on 1 December 2020 for international UG staff members who want to learn Dutch! With this sum, we will be able to offer over 60 colleagues a fantastic present: a maximum of 67% discount on a Dutch course. Are you interested? Enrol yourself or your staff members for a language course at the Language Centre! Would you rather follow a tailor-made course, an individual course or a group course with your direct colleagues? These are all possibilities. Note that availability is limited!

Conditions of the ‘Tel mee met Taal’ grant

  1. For whom: all UG staff members including postdocs.
    --> If you are a PhD student, you can join our Dutch courses for UG students, PhD students and postdocs.
  2. Which courses: various Dutch courses, including individual and group courses, up to CEFR level B1.
  3. Compensation: the grant can compensate up to of 67% of the course fee, with a maximum of €802, for each participant. The remaining fee must be paid from another budget or by the individuals themselves.
  4. Number: in order to allow as many colleagues as possible to take advantage of this opportunity, the discount is only applicable once per person.
  5. Combining this discount with that of another scheme is not possible.

How does it work?

If you are interested in a group course from our range of open courses:

  • Visit our website and explore the range of courses to which the grant is applicable. At the moment, the grant is applicable for these group courses:
  • Select the course that you would like to follow. Please note: you may need to receive permission following an intake appointment to follow the course.
  • Log in with your P number. For courses to which the grant applies, the option ‘Tel mee met Taal grant’ can be selected at the payment process stage. If you select this option, you will automatically receive a 67% discount to a maximum amount of € 802. You can then directly pay the remaining amount (for example, through an internal payment or via iDeal).

If you are interested in a tailor-made course:
Please state that you wish to use the grant when submitting your request. You or your staff member(s) can then follow the Dutch course; the Language Centre and HR will coordinate the provision of the grant.

Language Centre
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*’Tel mee met Taal’ grant

Proficient language skills are essential for effective communication in the international workplace. This is why the government is offering a grant of up to €50,000 per organization for the provision of Dutch language lessons in both individual and group courses. For more information, please visit

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