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Dutch: Advanced B1-B2 (day course)

Do you want to learn Dutch and are you looking for a Dutch day course for advanced students? This course is part of a series that prepare you for the Staatsexamen NT2 (state exam in Dutch as a second language), programme II.

Target group

This course is for highly-educated non-native Dutch speakers who want to learn Dutch in one-and-a-half to two years. Are you integrating into Dutch society? Make sure to read the information about the civic integration programme.

Pre-requisites to follow this course

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

Dutch for intermediate

What will the course bring you?

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.

Final level: The course will take you from level B1 to B2 (CEFR). After the intermediate course, you continue with the Very advanced level B2-C1 course (evening course only).

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

Practical details

Dates to be announced
Number of classes 36 (4 per week)
Time 13.30 - 15.30 hrs.
Course days Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
Self-study 8-10 hours per week
Language during classes Dutch

The course takes place on Radboud University campus in Nijmegen, with max. 18 participants.
Exam dates Week 48 and week 49 (resit)
Please note: you are only allowed to take the assessment if you have attended at least 80% of classes.
Extra week If a lesson is cancelled, it will be rescheduled in the week following the last lesson

Course fees

Regular fee € 1,512,-
RU students (50% discount) € 756
RU and Radboudumc staff Free of charge (provided that they meet the necessary conditions for Language Policy Courses)
RU staff & alumni (10% discount) € 1,360.80

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

Course material

  • Nederlands op Niveau (ISBN: 9789046904411)

The course material 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.

>> Here you can read what the intake assessment consists of and plan your intake assessment


Have you completed your intake assessment, and has the teacher advised you to take the day course ‘Dutch at advanced level (B1 - B2)’? If so, register for this course below.

Any questions?

Please contact our Service Centre:
024-361 21 59
Or fill in the contact form.