Dutch B2.1 (upper-intermediate 1)

Registration deadline is 10 April
Nederlands - Language & Training Centre

What will you learn?

A Dutch B2.1 course consists of 10 weekly sessions of 3 hours each. This course is a continuation of the course Dutch B1.2. 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:

  • to further improve grammatical knowledge;
  • writing a report or essay;
  • vocabulary;
  • the Dutch culture.

By the end of the course, you will have an extensive vocabulary to be able to communicate orally and in writing in professional and everyday situations. The final level of the course is B2.1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Start dates

Thursdays25 April - 27 June17.30-20.30Campus

Please note: Exam is in week 27

Course information

Registration deadline10 April 2024
Duration10 weeks
Support languageThe support language of this course is English. However, Dutch is spoken as much as possible in the lessons.
Course fee
  • Rate 1: Students & employees): € 319,-
  • Rate 2: Others): € 419,-

Which rate is applicable to you? Read on.

My employer paysIf 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.
Admission requirements

Please note: You have to do an intake BEFORE you register for the course. 

To be admitted to this course, your current level of the language needs to be at B1.2. As proof of this entrance level we accept the following:

  • the B2.1 advice of an LTC intake or assessment (less than 12 months old);
  • the LTC certificate of the B1.2 course (less than 12 months old);
  • If you are currently participating in the Dutch B1.2 course of the LTC, you are allowed to register for a B2.1 course. Passing for your final exam and thus completing the course is necessary to actually start the following level.  
Course materialThe course material is not included in the course fee and costs about € 49,-. You will receive a confirmation letter with further details when the course starts.
GroupsOur groups are small: the minimum number of participants is 12, the maximum is 16. Please note that the LTC reserves the right to cancel this course if the required minimum number of participants is not reached. Whenever a course is canceled due to few registrations, you will be informed and your fee will be refunded.
Good to know
  • This course is available for participants with an academic background (hbo/university).
  • The course can be fully booked before the deadline.
  • Course participants are expected to spend approximately three hours a week on course preparation and self-study.
  • 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. 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 pocket dictionary Dutch as a second language (NT2).
  • A certificate is awarded to participants who achieve a ‘pass’ for all four skills.
Terms & conditionsBy registering for this course you agree to our requirements and general terms and conditions. For questions, check out our FAQ pagina


Email address
010 4081997

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