Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Dutch Language and Culture for Interpreters

when 21 July 2014 - 25 July 2013
duration -51 week
fee EUR 850

This intensive one-week course is especially designed for interpreters of the European Union. The course focuses on Dutch language, culture and contemporary issues in Dutch society. The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of Dutch through lectures on cultural and topical issues, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C-level). An average day consists of a lecture of a field expert and a Dutch language class, in which the participants will analyse various recordings and read and discuss newspaper articles.

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

Interpreters at the European Parliament. For this course at C-level you are required to do a placement test developed by Babel!

The placement test consists of two parts: multiple choice and writing. A teacher will assess your language skills. On the basis of your test result you will get an advice about which course is suitable for you.

Please note that it can take up to 5 working days until your language level is assessed. You can download the placement test:

Please indicate in which Summer School course you plan to take part.

Course aim

The purpose of this course is to expand interpreters' active and passive knowledge of the Dutch language.

Credits info

Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 850: € 850 - Course + course materials + housing


Utrecht Summer School doesn't offer scholarships for this course.

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