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Example: Medical Dutch

Duration:8 meetings, in principle the course can start at any time.
Studyload:8 meetings of 1,5 hours each and 28 hours of self-study.
Audience:Foreign doctors/dentists who have passed the NT2 II State Examination or have reached an equivalent level (CEFR level B2). You would like to prepare yourself for the Dutch Language and Communication Skills part of the CIBG assessment for doctors and dentists who have graduated abroad.

Course Description

This course will prepare you for the language assessment for foreign doctors and dentists, developed by the University of Groningen Language Centre, which includes summarizing a popular-scientific article, holding a presentation, holding a conversation with a patient and writing a report.

The course will focus on doctor-patient communication. We will concentrate mainly on the necessary vocabulary and various speech acts, such as informing, asking questions, giving advice, reassuring, explaining and convincing. You will learn the vocabulary, read texts, listen to conversations, do exercises and write reports through independent study.


You can register for this course if you have passed the NT2 II State Examination. Please send your contact details to to set up a meeting with a Dutch teacher, in order to enroll for the course.


Student Discount Full
€ 1742.50 € 1742.50 € 1815

Your Dutch Level

Please bring your certificate of the NT2 II State Examination when you sign up. Prospective students who have not passed the NT2 State Examination II but who have an equivalent level can make an appointment with a teacher via the secretariat.

Information about the Assessment

For information and registration for the assessment, please see (tel: (+31) 70 340 5966 or

Course Material

(not included in the course fee)

  • Hoe zit het met staan? (including CD-ROM)
    L.M. Bekedam and L.H.M. van Palenstein Helderman-Susan (Publisher: Bohn Stafleu van Loghum)
    ISBN: 9789-0313-4613-4
    Price: approximately € 80
Last modified:16 November 2018 3.15 p.m.
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