Social Dutch 3

Are you a bachelor's or Master's student at Wageningen University & Research and would you like to broaden your grammatical knowledge and Dutch vocabulary? Then our Social Dutch 3 course might be just the thing for you. Learn to speak the language using everyday situations, work on your pronunciation and explore the Dutch culture.

The course is taught entirely online using the Virtual Classroom in Brightspace.

Target group

The course is for bachelor’s and master’s students of Wageningen University & Research who already have a basic level of Dutch and who are interested in learning the language for social purposes.

Course level

Entry level: A1 (CEFR)
Level on completion: Halfway to A2 (CEFR)

Course content

The Social Dutch 3 course is a follow-up course to Social Dutch 2, but can also be taken as a stand-alone course if you already know some Dutch. The main goal of this course is to learn to communicate in Dutch in simple, everyday situations.

What will this course teach you?

Once you have completed the course, you will be able to:

Grammar is always discussed in a communicative context and in functional situations.

For example: When you learn to give advice, you simultaneously learn the verb ‘zouden’ because this verb is often used when giving advice in Dutch.

This course will also cover Dutch pronunciation and interesting aspects of Dutch culture.

The lecturer will speak Dutch as much as possible during the course.

Admission requirements

For this course you need prior knowledge of Dutch. You can sign up for this course, if you have participated in Social Dutch 2.

Have you studied Dutch before? Then make an appointment via for an intake interview to discuss which course is suitable.

Dates and times

Group Days Start date End date Time Status
Social Dutch 3 (online) Monday + Thursday 30 September 2024 2 December 2024 19:15-20:45 hrs. Available

View the full schedule here.

This course is offered annually in January, April and September.

If you would like to take this course but it is either full or does not list a starting date that suits you, please click here and you will be notified once you can sign up for new dates.


You follow the course entirely online using the Virtual Classroom.

Number of meetings

15 online meetings of 1.5 hours each.

If there are 6 to 9 participants, the course will run for 12 instead of 15 sessions, as a smaller group will be able to go through the content more quickly. 


3 to 4 hours of self-study per week.

Course materials deel 2, ISBN: 9789046903797

After having registered for this course, you will receive additional information about the course materials in due time.


After the course you will receive a certificate from Wageningen in’to Languages, provided you have attended at least 80% of the classes. With this certificate you can continue with Social Dutch 4.


WUR students €90
Regular fee €275

The course price does not include course materials.
Payment: We will send you an invoice by email on the day the course starts.