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Dutch day course for beginners I (A0-A1)

Dutch day course for beginners I

Dagcursus Nederlands voor beginners 1

This course for beginners give you a solid foundation in the Dutch language. This course is the first in a series that prepare you for the Staatsexamen NT2 (state exam in Dutch as a second language), programme II.

Why take a Dutch language course at In’to?

Donkergroen vinkje Small group (max. 18 participants)
Donkergroen vinkje Always with a teacher present
Donkergroen vinkje Plenty of interaction and personal feedback
Donkergroen vinkje Fast pace with quick results
Donkergroen vinkje Integration of language, communication and culture
Donkergroen vinkje Extensive digital learning environment

Target group

This course for highly-educated foreigners who want to learn Dutch in twelve to eighteen months.

Pre-requisites to follow this course:

  • You have completed secondary education in your country of origin
  • You speak a Western European language


The main objective of the course is to learn to communicate in Dutch. All skills are developed: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. To this end, attention is given to such matters as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation. Reading and writing skills are mostly practiced in the time allotted for self-study. Attention is also given to Dutch habits and customs.

Certification: you receive a certificate upon completion of the course, provided you have attended at least 80% of the classes and you have passed the assessment, the result of which will appear on your certificate.

After this course you continue with the Day course: Dutch at beginner level II (A1-A2).

Practical details:

Spring course: 12 April - 23 June 2023

Number of classes: 27 (3 classes per week)

Classes on: Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Time: 11.00 - 13.00 hrs

Location: the course takes place on Radboud University campus in Nijmegen

Self-study: 8-10 hours per week

Number of participants: max. 18

Exam: week 27 and week 28 (resit)
Please note: you are only allowed to take the assessment if you have attended at least 80% of classes.

Course fees

All of our courses and training programmes are exempt from VAT.

Regular fee
€ 1.134,-

RU students (50% discount):
€ 567,-

RU and Radboudumc staff:
Free of charge (provided that they meet the necessary conditions for Language Policy Courses)

RU staff & alumni (10% discount)
€ 1.020,60

Course material

  • Contact! - nieuw 1 tekstboek (ISBN: 9789462939608)
  • Contact! - nieuw 1 werkboek (ISBN: 9789462939615)
  • Can be purchased at Roelants bookstore
  • Course material is not included in the course fee.


You can only register for this course after you have had an intake assessment.


Have you completed your intake assessment, and has the teacher advised you to take the day course ‘Dutch at beginner level I (A0-A1)’? If so, register for this course below.