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Social Dutch II course

Are you an expat and who would like to be able to speak Dutch to colleagues? Did you complete Social Dutch I and would you like to continue learning Dutch? Or have you already acquired some basic Dutch and would you like to expand your knowledge, for example by learning how to talk about the past? In that case, our Social Dutch II course is just the thing for you.

Social Dutch II is offered for FREE to all international students and RU staff who meet the conditions**

Social Dutch II course

Target group

Social Dutch II is intended for those who already have a basic knowledge of Dutch or pick up new languages quickly.


Halfway to A1 - A1


To start at Social Dutch level II, some prior knowledge of Dutch is required. If you have passed Social Dutch level I, you can participate in level II. You can also start at level II if you have studied Dutch before, for example in your home country. In this case, you need to schedule an intake so your level of Dutch can be assessed.

In this course we use the book Start.nl part 1 – Dutch for beginners. You will be doing chapters 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10. These chapters will teach you to ask about arrival and departure times in public transportation, to talk about your house, to talk about events in the past, to order something in a bar or restaurant, and to know what you can say in a shop.

During classes the focus is on communication and actively engaging with this material.

Practical details

Dates and times group C
The course for group A will take place on Radboud University campus in Nijmegen
Max 18 participants
14 February - 11 April
Tuesday & Thursday
19.30 - 21.00 hrs
Dates and times group B
The course for group B takes place online in the Virtual Classroom
Max 15 participants
14 February - 11 April
Tuesday & Thursday
19.30 - 21.00 hrs

Language during classes Dutch
Number of classes 15 classes (2 classes per week during 8 weeks)

Fees (excluding course materials)

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

Course fee € 455*
RU students and RU staff FREE**

The person or organisation paying the course fee will receive the invoice after the course has started.


Social Dutch II is offered for FREE to all international students and RU staff who meet the conditions:

1. Please register using the online registration form. Advance payment is no longer possible. You can only register if you have an IBAN number.
Please note that our correspondence will be sent to the email address that you are registered with at Radboud University, so make sure to check your student account(s).

2. If you are a student or staff member at Radboud University, this course is free of charge provided you meet the 80% attendance requirement. Failure to meet this requirement will result in a direct debit of the course fee. ​

3. Please note that students of Radboud University can attend two Dutch course for free. If you want to follow a third Social Dutch course, the students fee of € 227,50.
This expanded/new discount rule applies to new registrations. Course fees paid for previous participation in a Social Dutch course are non-refundable.

Schedule an intake

If you completed Social Dutch I with us, an intake won’t be necessary and you can immediately sign up for Social Dutch II.​
If you are an exchange student who already has some prior knowledge of the Dutch language, registration is preceded by a free intake interview. In this interview your level is assessed. If you have already obtained Dutch as a Second Language certificate, please bring these to the interview, as well as your student pass or student number.
Please use our form to


See our General Terms and Conditions for more information.

Course material

The course material listed below can be purchased at Roelants bookstore

  • Start.nl 1 (ISBN: 9789046905661)


After the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance (provided you have attended at least 80% of the classes).

More information

If you would like more information about our courses, please contact our Service Centre:

E: info@into.ru.nl
T: +31 24 361 21 59

Limited availibility

Would you prefer tailor-made training?

We offer tailor-made courses for individuals and groups. If you are interested in a tailor-made course, please contact:

E: maatwerk@into.ru.nl
T: +31 24 361 61 66

Alternatively, you can fill in our contact form and we will contact you as soon as possible