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Standard English Group Courses (CEFR level B1 to C1 and higher)

During the English General Language Skills courses of the University of Groningen Language Centre, attention will be paid to all 4 language skills: speaking, writing, reading and listening.


Our English courses are offered at several levels 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.. Please find an overview of the courses below and use the menu to find more information about schedules, content and rates.

Standard English Group Courses

(please see the links for the schedules)

(contact hours)
ENG 2 (26 hours) Pre-Intermediate B1 B1/B2
ENG34 (50 hours) Intermediate B1/B2 B2/C1
ENG 3 (26 hours) Intermediate B1/B2 B2
ENG 4 (26 hours) Intermediate B2 B2/C1
ENG56 (50 hours) Advanced B2/C1 C1 and higher
ENG 5 (26 hours) Advanced B2/C1 C1
ENG 6 (26 hours) Advanced C1 C1 and higher


Amount of contact hours Student Discount Full
26 hours € 220 € 339 € 369
50 hours € 379 € 632,50 € 705

Attendance Certificate

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

Your Level: Mandatory Office Hour

It is important that you enroll in a course at the right level. Therefore we would like to ask you to have your level tested during our English open office hours. Please bring your advice card with you when enrolling at our Office, or send a scan of the advice card to

When should I go to the office hours?

  • If you have not taken a Language Centre English course before

Who should not go to the office hours?

  • If you have already taken a Language Centre English course, you can register using the advice card the teacher gave you at the end of the course.
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