Practical information about the language courses



Dutch courses take place in our beautiful space in the centre of Utrecht. This recently renovated building is situated in a picturesque 14th century convent court on an alley of the Twijnstraat.

Doelenstraat 18C

3512XJ, Utrecht

Podium Oost

English, French, Greek, Italian and Romanian courses take place in our cozy classroom in the cultural centre Podium Oost nearby Wilhelmina Park.

Oudwijkerdwarsstraat 148

3581LJ, Utrecht

Academic year

The academic year is divided into three blocks of 12 lessons

Block 1 7 September – 11 December 2020
Block 2 4 January – 2 April 2021
Block 3 6/12 April – 16 July 2021

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 Saturday 5th of September
Open day 2* Sunday 13th of December
Open day 3* Sunday 28th of March

*Note: Open day and Sunday Session combined!

Vacation and holidays

Autumn vacation 19 – 25 October 2020
Sinterklaas 5 December 2020
Christmas holidays 18 December 2020 – 3 January 2021
Spring vacation 22 – 28 February 2021
Easter 4 – 5 April 2021
Kings day 27 April 2021
May vacation 3 – 9 May 2021
Summer holidays 19 July 2021

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 – Dutch 27 September 2020 (rainy day? Then 4 October)
Christmas party – All languages 13 December 2020
Sunday session #2 – Greek mythology January 2021
Sunday session #3 – Italian 28 March 2021
Sunday session #4 – ?? 30 May 2021

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.