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 9 September – 15 December 2019
Block 2 6 January – 3 April 2020
Block 3 6/13/20 April – 17 July 2020

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 1st of September
Open day 2 Saturday 4th of January
Open day 3* Sunday 22nd of March

*Note: Open day and Sunday Session combined!

Vacation and holidays

Autumn vacation 21 – 27 October 2019
Sinterklaas 5 December 2019
Christmas holidays 20 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Spring vacation 24 February – 1 March 2020
Easter 12 – 13 April 2020
May vacation 27 April – 3 May 2020
Summer holidays 17 July 2020

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 – 5 years celebration Kookoovaja 13 October 2019
Christmas party – All languages 8 December 2019
Sunday session #2 – French cuisine 16 February 2020
Sunday session #3 – Greek mythology 22 March 2020
Sunday session #4 – Outdoor activity 24 May 2020

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.