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Language courses Dutch Dutch for University of Groningen students, PhDs' and postdocs

Regulations & registration procedure

for Dutch courses paid for by the University of Groningen

International students, PhDs' and postdocs of the University of Groningen are being offered Dutch courses at the Language Centre by the Board of the University of Groningen.

The University of Groningen partly or wholly pays for the following Dutch courses, up to a total 5 vouchers per person. A course equals 1 voucher, unless indicated otherwise:

For whom?

Find out here if you are eligible for these courses:

Course costs fully paid for by the University for:
  • University of Groningen Bachelor’s and Master’s students
  • University of Groningen PhD students who are NOT using the 30% tax facility
  • University of Groningen Postdocs employed for more than 2 years who are NOT using the 30% tax facility
Course costs partly paid for by the University for:
  • University of Groningen PhD students who are using the 30% tax facility.
  • University of Groningen Postdocs employed for more than 2 years who are making use of the 30% tax facility.
Course costs not paid for by the University for:
  • Exchange students are not eligible for a course paid for by the University. They can however register on their own costs for a Dutch course for University of Groningen students and staff or for a standard Dutch group courses.
  • Academic University of Groningen staff members other than PhD students and postdocs can not register for a Dutch course for University fo Groningen students and staff. They can however register for a standard Dutch group course. They can also apply for an intake for a tailor-made course, which is designed according to your personal wishes and precise objectives. In some cases the standard Dutch group courses or tailor-made courses are paid for by the Faculty.

Registration procedure

To register for the Dutch courses paid for by the University of Groningen, please follow the registration procedure below.

Registration procedure
Registration

Don’t have your S or P number yet? Questions regarding the 30% tax facility?

  • Students – if you have already registered for a degree programme via Studielink but have not yet received a student number, please contact the Student Information & Administration (SIA).
  • PhD students - only PhD students employed by the University or the UMCG are eligible for the 30% tax facility. Please contact the HR department of your Faculty for more information.

Cancellation procedure

The following cancellation procedure applies to the Dutch courses paid for by the University of Groningen:

Cancellation procedure

You can request a cancellation by email via languagecentre@rug.nl.

  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 the number of vouchers for the cancelled course will be deducted from your total (5 vouchers).
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