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Language courses Dutch for non-native speakers General group courses

B1 > B2 for newcomers: civic integration (108 hours)

Duration:18 weeks
Studyload:108 contact hours and 108 hours of independent study. Each week: 6 contact hours (3*2) and 6 to 9 hours of independent study.
Audience:Participants who are able to communicate in Dutch, although they still make mistakes. You understand 60 to 70% of the content of TV programmes. You can write comprehensible texts, although they may contain grammar errors and errors in word choice (CEFR level B1 writing, reading, listening, conversation).

This course is intended for highly educated people who are going through the civic integration process and whose mother tongue and/or cultural background is radically different from the Dutch language and Western culture. This is the reason you need some more time to learn Dutch. The course comprises 108 contact hours. The course teaches you Dutch from level B1 to B2 and focuses on several aspects of Kennis van de Nederlandse Maatschappij (KNM, Knowledge of Dutch Society). In addition, attention will be paid to intercultural communication. Pronunciation support by a speech therapist can be part of the course.

How does it work?

  • Please look at our website first to see what’s on offer.
  • Register for an intake.
  • Register for the recommended course online.
  • You are now ready to start your Dutch course!

Schedule and registration

View the schedule and registration in our course catalogue.

If you do not have a study advice from the Language Centre yet, then visit the Language Centre for an intake first.


€ 1,855
This includes the Nederlands op niveau course book. You will receive the book before or during your first lesson from the Language Centre.

You can pay for your course yourself or with your DUO loan.

Last modified:10 May 2023 4.49 p.m.
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