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Language Centre Language courses Dutch Dutch for native speakers of German


Duration:3 weeks (intensive).
Studyload:50 contact hours and 50 hours of independent study.
Audience:Native speakers of German who speak little or no Dutch. Read more about the target group for this course here.

Your Level > Office Hour

If you want to register for a course at this level and you have not followed a course with the Language Centre before, you must visit the office hour. You can only register for this course if you have been given the matching advice, with the exception of UG students and staff. They do not have to visit the office hour.

Registration procedure UG students and staff

The University of Groningen partly or wholly pays for these courses for international students, PhDs' and postdocs.Please note that youneed to follow a different registration procedure.


Period Day Time Registration
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Student Discount Full
UG students: € 0 UG PhDs' and postdocs not using the 30% tax facility: € 0 € 740
Other students: € 460 UG PhDs' and postdocs using the 30% tax facility: € 335
Other: € 665

Course Material

(available at the Language Centre Office)

  • In de startblokken - Nederlands voor Duitstaligen (Coutinho)
    B. de Boer, B. Lijmbach and M. van der Kamp
    ISBN: 978-90-469-0567-8 (please note: this is the old edition from 2017, available at the Language Centre Office)
    Price: approximately € 33.95 (not included in the course fee)
  • Nederlands in actie (Coutinho, 2012, third print)  
    B. de Boer, B. Lijmbach and M. van der Kamp
    ISBN: 978-90-469-0298-1
    Price: approximately € 42.95 (not included in the course fee)

    Along with this book you will receive an individual code for a website offering complementary exercises, spoken text fragments, movies and songs. This code is linked to your e-mail address. You will need access to the website to be able to adequately participate in the course. If you purchase a book from someone else, you will not be able to use his or her personal code and thus will not have access to the website. However, the codes can be bought separately via the publisher Coutinho.

    N.B. This book is covered by copyright so photocopying is not permitted.

Lesson Duration

A contact hour lasts 50 minutes (excluding break). Classes start on the hour.

Last modified:25 February 2020 2.40 p.m.
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