Dutch B1.1 (intermediate 1)

Nederlands - Language & Training Centre


This course is a continuation of the course Dutch A2.2. During this course you will continue with the previously learned topics of the Dutch language.

Key Facts & Figures

8 weeks
Instruction language
Mode of instruction

Start dates

Tuesdays & thursdays (twice a week)24 April - 16 June18.00 - 20.00Online

A Dutch B1.1 course consists of 7,5 weeks, 2 sessions a week of 2 hours each. One course level will have been covered by the end of this course.

What will you learn?

This course is a continuation of the course Dutch A2.2. During this course you will continue with the previously learned topics of the Dutch language, with emphasis on reading, speaking, listening and writing skills in an everyday context. Topics that are covered include:

  • work, study, education and spare time;
  • travelling;
  • feelings;
  • grammar;
  • vocabulary;
  • the Dutch culture.

In this course, you will significantly increase your vocabulary to be able to communicate at a higher level. The final level of the course is B1.1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Good to know

  • The Language & Training Centre offers Dutch courses, three times a year (October-December / January-March / April-June).
  • This course is available for participants with an academic background (hbo/university).
  • English is the language of support during classes. However, the language of instruction is Dutch and will be commonly used.
  • The course material costs approximately € 45, - and is not included in the course fee.
    You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • Our groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 10, the maximum is 15. 
    Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum number of participants is not reached.
  • Attendance is not compulsory, but advisable. Please note that the last class consists of an oral test and a listening test. To pass the course, you should be present on that particular day.
  • A final written exam is part of this course in which your reading and writing skills will be tested. Dyslectic students can get extra time to complete the written test. To arrange this, you need to contact the LTC via email. You will also have to send a copy of your official statement of special needs.
  • You may use a paper dictionary for the final exam. We recommend the following dictionary: Van Dale pocketwoordenboek Nederlands als tweede taal (NT2).
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a ‘pass’ for all four skills.
  • Read our requirements and general terms and conditions carefully before registering.


E-mail: ltc@eur.nl
Telefoon: 010 4081997
Website: Language & Training Centre


Facts & Figures


Rate 1: Student & employees: € 319,-
Rate 2: Others: € 419,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

Not applicable
Examination date
Thursday 22 Jun 2023
Application deadline
Wednesday 12 Apr 2023
8 weeks
Offered by
Language & Training Centre
Language and Culture
Course type
Instruction language
Mode of instruction
Campus Woudestein



You need to apply and pay for the Dutch B1.1 course via our web shop.

To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at A2.2.
As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:

  • the B1.1 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old);
  • the LTC certificate of the A2.2 course (less than 12 months old);
  • If you are currently participating in the Dutch A2.2 course of the LTC, you are allowed to register for a B1.1 course. Passing for your final exam and thus completing the course with a 5.5 or higher is necessary to actually start the following level.

Only if the course will be paid for by your employer and the payment needs be done via invoice, we ask you to contact us upfront via email to make the necessary arrangements. Explanation about the payment procedure for EUR staff can be found here. If it's not possible for you to join this period, please click on this link to get an email about dates for the next period.

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