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Dutch Section

Please find below an overview of the permanent staff and on-call teachers of the University of Groningen Language Centre Dutch Section.

Berna de Boer
Berna de Boer

Berna de Boer

  • Head of the Dutch Section
  • Lecturer in Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Author teaching materials
  • Interim Head of the English Section

"Language and cultural knowledge are closely intertwined. Numerous encounters with foreigners have taught me to look at the Netherlands through their eyes, which has often led me to make changes in my approach.'

Marieke van Barneveld
Marieke van Barneveld

Marieke van Barneveld

  • Secretary for the Dutch section
  • sectienl@rug.nl
Anna Nysingh
Anna Nysingh


Anna Nysingh

  • Civic integration coordinator
  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Interim Head of the Dutch Section
Anneke Boersma
Anneke Boersma

Anneke Boersma

  • Lecturer in Dutch for non-native speakers

'To me, it is important for people to learn Dutch in a safe, relaxed environment, so that they can live an independent life in Dutch-speaking surroundings.'

Birgit Lijmbach
Birgit Lijmbach

Birgit Lijmbach

  • Lecturer in Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Educator teachers of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Author teaching materials

' One of the reasons I see language as an interesting study object is its ability to move through its own universe with its own logic and patterns, while all we can do is watch and describe what we see.'

Britta van Bergeijk
Britta van Bergeijk

Britta van Bergeijk

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Dorothé Pietersma
Dorothé Pietersma

Dorothé Pietersma

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Trainer ONA (Orientation to the Dutch Labour Market)
Emmeline Torenbeek
Emmeline Torenbeek

Emmeline Torenbeek

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Francine Vierhout-Baard
Francine Vierhout-Baard

Francine Vierhout-Baard

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Geramé Wouters
Geramé Wouters

Geramé Wouters

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Hans Koetschruiter
Hans Koetschruiter

Hans Koetschruiter

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Henny Colenbrander
Henny Colenbrander

Henny Colenbrander

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Henriette van de Bult-Boesenkool
Henriette van de Bult-Boesenkool

Henriette van de Bult-Boesenkool

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Ine Sandor-Valks
Ine Sandor-Valks

Ine Sandor-Valks

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Speech therapist
Jeannet Stada
Jeannet Stada

Jeannet Stada

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Jeannette Brouwer
Jeannette Brouwer

Jeannette Brouwer

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Trainer ONA (Orientation to the Dutch Labour Market)
Jeroen van Engen
Jeroen van Engen

Jeroen van Engen

  • Head of the Modern Foreign Languages Section
  • Lecturerin Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Coordinator Online Dutch

'By learning a language you discover a new culture; in a way, you reinvent yourself. In an intercultural environment, this is a fascinating "growth process".'

Karin Andersson
Karin Andersson

Karin Andersson

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Karin Brummelman-Kruize
Karin Brummelman-Kruize

Karin Brummelman-Kruize

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Speech therapist
Kirsten Ronda
Kirsten Ronda

Kirsten Ronda

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Karine Leeftink
Karine Leeftink

Karine Leeftink

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Lysbet Lok
Lysbet Lok

Lysbet Lok

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Margaret van der Kamp
Margaret van der Kamp

Margaret van der Kamp

  • Lecturer in Dutch for native and non-native speakers
  • Educator teachers of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Author teaching materials

'I really cannot think of anything more fun and more inspiring than teaching groups and individual students. The interaction with clients from all over the world is also really enriching.'

Margriet de Groot
Margriet de Groot

Margriet de Groot

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Margriet Hidding
Margriet Hidding

Margriet Hidding

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Project leader MOOC
Marjolein de Graaf
Marjolein de Graaf

Marjolein de Graaf

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Marrit Faber
Marrit Faber

Marrit Faber

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Lecturer in English
Mayreen Chand
Mayreen Chand

Mayreen Chand

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Speech therapist
Nathalie Groneschild
Nathalie Groneschild

Nathalie Groneschild

  • Teacher of Dutch for native speakers
Petra Kramer
Petra Kramer

Petra Kramer

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Petra Wessels
Petra Wessels

Petra Wessels

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Raphael Vossen
Raphael Vossen

Raphael Vossen

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Riina Leppänen
Riina Leppänen

Riina Leppänen

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Ronald Ohlsen
Ronald Ohlsen

Ronald Ohlsen

  • Lecturer in Dutch for native and non-native speakers
  • Author teaching materials

'I can teach you how to write a management summary and, with equal ease and pleasure, explain how to write a sonnet.'

Saskia Toussaint
Saskia Toussaint

Saskia Toussaint

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Simone Pentermann
Simone Pentermann

Simone Pentermann

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Tanja Meurs
Tanja Meurs

Tanja Meurs

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
Yolande Pot
Yolande Pot

Yolande Pot

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
  • Lecturer in English
Zwany Kamerman
Zwany Kamerman

Zwany Kamerman

  • Teacher of Dutch for non-native speakers
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