Basic Qualification in English Language Skills
University lecturers who are in the process of obtaining the Basic Teaching Qualification (BKO) and who teach programmes in English will also need the Basic Qualification in English Language Skills certificate, which guarantees a basic standard of English.
Open registration courses
The Academic Language Centre organises language courses for companies, government agencies, private clients, and students and staff members of Leiden University.
Translation and Editing Service
The Academic Language Centre's interpreting and translation service has extensive experience in translating to and from Dutch and English.
Custom-made Language Training
Intercultural Management Training
Our Intercultural Management Training is designed for managers, in the Netherlands or abroad, who encounter cultural differences in their professional environment.
Our acculturation courses are designed for those who will be posted abroad with or without their families, and for ex-pats who come to live and work in the Netherlands.