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Dutch Language Courses

Important notice: we have decided to cancel the Dutch courses for the time being, in line with Leiden University regulation. There will not be an online replacement of the Dutch courses. We will reassess the situation in January 2021.

The institute offers Dutch language courses for foreigners on a regular basis. These courses aim to provide students with language skills in Dutch, which they can use in everyday life. Therefore you will spend most of your time practicing the language in order to communicate with Dutch language speakers.

Assessment, testing and certification

Classwork and homework will be marked and evaluated throughout the course and a test will be held at the end of each course. Your marks and your test results will help the teacher decide whether you should go to the next level or whether you need further practice at your present level. End of course certificates will be given to all students. These do NOT have, however, any official value in the Netherlands.

Language of Instruction

The lessons are taught in English, NOT Arabic. A good command of spoken and written English is therefore required. The Institute may refuse enrollment to a student with insufficient command of English.


The fees for this course: EGP 1,400.- (includes all required materials). 
Payment in full is required at the time of registration. 
The minimum number of students for each course is 8, maximum number 15. 
If the minimum number of 8 students has not been reached, fees will be refunded to the students.

Term dates and schedule

The courses total 40 hours, spread over 10 weeks, including the final examination. The instructor will decide on any rescheduling of classes when national or religious holidays occur during the course. We try to offer 3 courses per year: January - March, April - June, September-December. There are no courses during the summer months July and August. 

More information about term dates, schedule and registration.

Grammar e-books

A very good link for those who want to learn Dutch:  grammar e-books in different translations, also Arabic. 

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