Most international students in the Netherlands would agree that learning Dutch brings a series of benefits both to their professional and to their social life. Moreover it makes life in the Netherlands easier and more pleasant.

Would you like to take advantage of your stay in the Netherlands and learn Dutch? We have gathered a few links to guide you.

Please bear in mind that not all activities are free of charge. Any costs will have to be borne by you personally.

Duolingo is a free language education platform that you can also access (via the app) on your smartphone and tablet. This way, you can make your breaks and commutes more productive by learning Dutch. 

Taalthuis is a free online Dutch course if you want to learn Dutch at your own pace, in your own time and in the comfort of your home.
Interesting for international students who want to learn Dutch.

If you prefer classes in a group, Babel offers different Dutch (and other language) courses ranging from beginners to advanced levels.

BuddyGoDutch is a project that links international students to Dutch students. It is interesting for international students who want to get acquainted with the Dutch language and culture but also for Dutch students who want to get to know another culture, language and its traditions in a personal way.

Language Café  was founded by students of Utrecht University and offers a place where international and Dutch students meet to practice languages. They meet once a week in a relaxed setting (café or other) to talk, practice, play, discover and of course above all have fun!

ESN Utrecht, or Erasmus Student Network Utrecht, is the association for all exchange and international degree-seeking students, who are looking to meet other students, learn about the city and this country and of course, party!