Practical information about the language courses


Podium Oost

Oudwijkerdwarsstraat 148
3581LJ, Utrecht

Courses are hosted in the recently renovated cultural centre Podium Oost nearby Wilhelmina park. Besides our language courses, they also offer various sport activities, game nights, lectures, and many more. Check out their website or the Podium Oost-krant to find an up to date overview of activities. We welcome you on the first floor, in the following rooms:

Orange room

Day and evening courses take place in this spacious and light classroom. This is the first room you run into on the first floor.

Green room

Following the hallway to the right, you encounter the green room. Evening courses take place in this cozy classroom.

Blue room

Taking another turn to the right, at the end you find the blue and pink room. Evening courses take place in this fashionably minimalistic classroom.

Pink room

Right next to the blue room, you find the pink room. Evening courses take place in this warm and lush classroom.

Academic year

The academic year is divided into three blocks of 12 lessons

Block 1 11 September – 15 December 2023
Block 2 8 January – 5 April 2024
Block 3 15 April – 16 July 2024

Open day – Meet your teacher

Before each block, you can meet us. Come say hi, have a drink, learn about the courses, or have a mini-lesson in the language that interests you!

Open day 1 Sunday 3 September 2023
Open day 2* Sunday 10 December 2023
Open day 3* Sunday 7 April 2024

*Note: Open day and Sunday Session combined!

Vacation and holidays

Autumn vacation 16 – 22 October 2023
Christmas holidays 22 December 2023 – 7 January 2024
Spring vacation 19 February – 25 February 2024
Easter 1 April 2024
Kings day 27 April 2024
May vacation 29 April – 5 May 2024
Pinksteren 20 May 2024
Summer holidays 16 July 2024

Sunday session

Learn more about the culture and practice the language you are learning in a fun and relaxed way in the Sunday Sessions. Every block a free Sunday Session takes place. A Sunday Session takes place every block and you can expect an interactive lecture or workshop about various topics and other activities like watching a movie, playing games or listening to music related to the language you are learning.

Sunday session #1 – Greek board games 1 October 2023
Sunday session #2 – Greek bingo and knowledge games 29 October 2023
Sunday session #3 – Greek short films 26 November 2023
Christmas party – All languages (combined with the Open Day) 10 December 2023
Sunday session #4 – Greek event – Workshop: traditional fairytale 11 February 2024
Sunday session #5 – Italian event – Karaoke and Gnocchi Workshop (combined with the Open Day) 7 April 2024
Sunday session #6 – Dutch event 23 June 2024

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions apply to all courses. You will be asked to agree to them when you apply for a course. The terms and conditions are made so it is clear for both parties what happens before, during and after the course.

More questions?

Check out our FAQ page to see if your question is answered there. If not, you can contact us directly from there too.