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 13 September – 17 December 2021
Block 2 10 January – 8 April 2022
Block 3 11 April – 22 July 2022

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 5 September 2021
Open day 2* Sunday 12 December 2021
Open day 3* Sunday 3 April 2022

*Note: Open day and Sunday Session combined!

Vacation and holidays

Autumn vacation 18 – 24 October 2021
Sinterklaas 5 December 2021
Christmas holidays 18 December 2021 – 9 January 2022
Spring vacation 28 February – 4 March 2022
Easter 18 April 2022
Kings day 27 April 2022
May vacation 30 April  Р8 May 2022
Summer holidays 23 July 2022

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 outdoor activity 3 October 2021
Christmas party – All languages 12 December 2021
Sunday session #2 – Italian cuisine workshop 30 January 2022
Sunday session #3 – Greek event 3 April 2022

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.