Can’t wait to say more than ‘dankjewel’ and ‘alsjeblieft’? Looking for an opportunity to develop your Dutch speaking skills? Planning on staying in the Netherlands and looking to improve your Dutch? Take a Dutch course at Kookoovaja! Choose a Dutch course from beginner to advanced level.

We teach in small groups to ensure you get as much feedback as possible, space can therefore be limited. Apply on time!

New courses start in September, January and April.

Which Dutch course suits you best?

Kookoovaja offers language courses at every level. Whether you don’t speak a word of Dutch or you are quite advanced already, there is always a Dutch course for you.

Dutch for beginners I

Level: Level A0 to A1 €260

Dutch for beginners II

Level: Level A1 to A2 €260

Dutch intermediate I, II and III

Level: Level A2 to B1 €260

Dutch advanced I, II and III

Level: Level B1 to B2 €260

Intensive Dutch course

Level: Level A0 to A1 | A1 to A2 €320*

People are saying

Lessons that you look forward to

There are a few things that in my opinion makes Kookoovaja’s teaching method stand. First are the small groups, the teacher can follow everyone and you get to know your classmates quite well. Second the variety of exercises together with the focus on speaking. What you end with are very gezellig and fun lessons that you look forward to.

Dynamic and fun

The course was dynamic and fun. The relaxed atmosphere helps to keep your attention after a hard day of work.


Enjoying my time

Best language school in Utrecht to improve your speaking Dutch language abilities. Really enjoying my time there.


Dutch course for beginners

Are you entirely new to the Dutch language? Then start with our Dutch course for beginners. You don’t need to know anything about Dutch for this course, we guide you through the basics. During this course, we focus on speaking and expanding your vocabulary. You will start with how to talk about yourself and have brief conversations about everyday life. At the same time, you will develop your writing, reading and listening skills as well.

The Dutch course for beginners consists of two parts. By the end you will have reached level A2.

Dutch course intermediate level

Have you completed the beginner’s course and you would like to learn more? Or do you have a basic knowledge (at least level A2) of the Dutch language? Then start with our Dutch course at intermediate level! This course works on more challenging conversations and expands your knowledge of grammar and vocabulary.

The Dutch course at an intermediate level consists of three parts. By the end you will have reached level B1.

Dutch course advanced level

This Dutch course at advanced level deals in more detail with subjects of common interest or hot topics from the news, such as societal issues, environmental issues, politics, lifestyle choices, etc. Taking this course helps you develop skills that make it easy to keep a conversation going, even in complex situations. We focus on speaking fluently and spontaneously. After this course, you will be able to comprehend longer texts and express your opinion as well as engage in reasoning.

The Dutch course at advanced level consists of three parts. By the end you will have reached level B2.

Are you in doubt which course suits you best? Don’t hesitate to get in touch for personal advice.

Why take a Dutch course at Kookoovaja?

Samantha and Stéphanie teach the Dutch course. Samantha has over 5 years of intense experience teaching Dutch as a second language. Students describe her as devoted and patient, and her lessons as very friendly and enjoyable.

Stéphanie is bilingual and has been teaching languages since 2015. She currently teaches Dutch and French at Kookoovaja. Students describe her as genuinely interested and structured, and her lessons as professional yet relaxed.

Kookoovaja works exclusively with small classes, we teach groups of a maximum of 6 students. Classes take 2 hours. That’s why there is always enough time for the teacher to help you individually, but also for the students to learn from each other and share experiences.

What does a class look like?