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Dutch Language Courses for Native Speakers of German

General information

The University of Groningen Language Centre offers courses in Dutch specifically for native speakers of German.

We offer standard group courses of various CEFR levels throughout the entire year, developed specifically for native speakers of German, who in general learn Dutch faster than other non-native speakers of Dutch because of linguistic similarities between German and Dutch.


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The University of Groningen Language Centre Dutch courses for non-native speakers are described in terms of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). This is a reference framework developed by the Council of Europe that provides a basis for comparing language proficiency levels and interpreting test scores.

If you want to register for a Dutch course and you have not followed a course with the Language Centre before, you must visit the office hour. You can only register for a course if you have been given the matching advice.

Registration procedure UG students and staff

Please note:  University of Groningen Bachelor's and Master's students, PhD students and postdocs need to follow a different registration procedure.


Standard Dutch Group Courses for Native Speakers of German.

Starting>
Attainment
CEFR level
Duration
(in hours)
Duration
(in weeks)
Rates
student | discount | full
0>A1 24 7 or 13 € 230 | 350 | 380
0>B1 50 3 € 460 | 665 | 740
A1>A2 26 13 € 230 | 350 | 380
A2>B1 26 7 or 13 € 230 | 350 | 380
B1>B2 26 13 € 230 | 350 | 380

Cancellation procedure for Dutch courses for native speakers of German, funded by the Board of the University of Groningen

N.B. If you do not cancel in time you will lose all or part of your credit of 126 contact hours for free courses:

  1. If you cancel more than 5 working days before the start of your course, you will not lose any credit.
  2. If you cancel within the final 5 working days before the course starts up to the first teaching day, the number of course contact hours for the cancelled course will be deducted from your total (126 hours).
  3. If you cancel on or after the first day of the course, the number of course contact hours for the cancelled course will be deducted from your total (126 hours).

Cancellation is only possible on working days between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Student workload

‘Studyload’, in the course description, indicates the number of hours a student is expected to spend on the course. A studyload of 28 hours equals 1 ECTS credit point.

Attendance certificate

At the end of a course, every participant will receive an attendance certificate on condition that they have attended 75% of the lessons.

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