Netherlands, Tilburg

English for Academic Purposes Summer Course

when 8 July 2019 - 26 July 2019
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 720

Are you entering an English-language Bachelor's or Master's program and want to quickly take your academic English skills up to an appropriate starting level? This three-week intensive course gives you the fast-paced, intensive boost you need to write and present in English in an academic context.

Course leader

Mrs. L. Mous MA

Target group

Entry level of at least B2- according to the Common European Framework (CEFR-level)

Course aim

Upon successful completion of this course, you will have:
•Increased confidence in presenting and speaking in English.
•Improved academic writing skills, including grammar and style.
•Increased knowledge and active use of academic vocabulary.

During this three-week intensive course, you will be prepared for academic use of English (listening, reading, and most notably writing and speaking). Attention will be paid to grammatical accuracy and complexity. The writing part also deals with the construction of paragraphs, different text structures, proper referencing of sources, and argumentation. You have to write an individual paper (or research report) on a topic of your choice.

The target level of this course is B2+ for the lower group or C1 for the higher group.

Fee info

EUR 720: Course fee:
€ 612 or 9 Language Vouchers for Tilburg University students; each voucher is worth € 68. If you have fewer than 9 vouchers you can purchase the remaining vouchers;
€ 630 for Tilburg University employees and alumni;
€ 720 for external participants (including prospective students);

*No discounts available for this course


No scholarships available.