Netherlands, Utrecht (NL)

Dutch Language and Culture for Interpreters

when 20 July 2015 - 24 July 2015
duration 1 week
fee EUR 750

This intensive one-week course is especially designed for interpreters. The course focuses on general legal Dutch language, culture and contemporary issues in Dutch society. The goal of the course is upgrading the interpreters’ passive knowledge of legal Dutch through lectures on topical issues, as well as improving their active command of the Dutch language (C-level).

An average day consists of a lecture by a legal field expert and a Dutch language class, in which the participants will analyse various recordings and read and discuss articles on legal issues.

After successful completion of the course interpreters receive 25 PE points.

Course leader

Marc Gebuis, MSc

Target group

Interpreters who have reached C1 level (CEFR). 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.

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 750: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 550: Course + course materials


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

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