Learning Dutch

Although the Dutch generally speak English quite well, it is advisable to learn Dutch if you plan on staying here for more than a few months.

Dutch language centres


Nieuwegracht 94
3512 LX Utrecht
Telephone: +31 (0)30 2270008

Volksuniversiteit Utrecht

Nieuwegracht 41
3512 LE Utrecht
Tel: 030-2313395
Email: info@volksuniversiteitutrecht.nl

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Dept. Dutch as a Second Language
De Boelelaan 1105
1081 HV Amsterdam
Telephone: +31 (0)20-5986398

Dutch language course

Erasmus Student Network (ESN)

Achter Sint Pieter 25,
3512 HR Utrecht
+31 30 253 8781

Self study

Another good way to learn Dutch is via the (free) program from DUOlingo. You can find more information via en.duolingo.com or download an app for your phone via www.duolingo.com/mobile

Other helpful online courses:

In Utrecht, you'll find many (free) groups and activities, where you can practise Dutch at all levels:

Study in Holland

Please also check the Study in Holland website for more tips how to learn Dutch!