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Intensive summer course Basic Dutch 2 (online course)

Are you an international employee or PhD candidate at Wageningen University & Research? Would you like to learn Dutch to talk to your colleagues, supervisors, friends or neighbours? What about reading labels in the supermarket, asking a shop assistant where you can find a particular item or carry on a basic conversation with your neighbours? And on top of that, would you like to know about typical aspects of Dutch culture, both within and outside the academic world? Do you have some knowledge of the Dutch language or did you complete Basic Dutch 1? Then our Basic Dutch 2 course is just the thing for you.

Target group

This course is for all international employees and PhD candidates of Wageningen University & Research. External participants are welcome.

Course level

Basic Dutch: from A1- to A1 (CEFR)


You will need some knowledge of Dutch before you can take part in this course. After having completed Basic Dutch 1 you may enrol in Basic Dutch 2. You may also enrol for Basic Dutch 2 if you have already learned some Dutch in your home country.
Subjects and situations that will be dealt with during this course include requesting information about time of arrival and departure in public transportation, booking a holiday, making a reservation, shopping, talking about past events and typical aspectes of Dutch culture. This course is taught entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace.

If you completed the summer course Basic Dutch 2, you can register for intermediate Dutch 1.


    • Number of classes: 10 (1 class per day, during two weeks)
    • Self-study: 1 hour per day
    • Language during classes: Dutch

Dates and times

In August we offer an intensive two-weeks summer course.

Course schedule
Day Times
Monday 17 August 09.00 - 11.30 hrs
Tuesday 18 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Wednesday 19 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Thursday 20 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Friday 21 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Monday 24 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Tuesday 25 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Wednesday 26 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs
Thursday 27 august 09.00 - 11.30 hrs
Friday 28 August 09.00 - 11.00 hrs

Course materials

De Opmaat, ISBN: 978-908-5067238

After registration you will receive a confirmation email with a link to where you can buy this book.


After the course you will receive a certificate from Wageningen in’to Languages, provided you have attended at least 80% of the classes.


€ 490
Excluding course materials

    After registration you will receive payment link by email


    Prior to registration: If you are unsure whether this course is appropriate for your level and study goals, do not hesitate to contact our Service Centre for a no-obligation appointment by phone or online with one of our Dutch course advisors.