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Dutch language transition year

Language 26 October 2009, 00:00

Inholland University of Applied Sciences offers the Dutch Language and Transition Year (Taal- en Schakelcursus, TSC) to prepare you for higher education in Dutch. Apart from mastering the Dutch language you will also develop your study skills and knowledge of a subject area of your choice.

Do you have foreign educational qualifications and would you like to do a bachelor's or master's degree in Dutch at Inholland University of Applied Sciences?

We offer the Dutch Language and Transition Year (Taal- en Schakelcursus, TSC) to prepare you for higher education in Dutch. Apart from mastering the Dutch language you will also develop your study skills and knowledge of a subject area of your choice.

Who is it for?

This Dutch Language and Transition Year is aimed at non-Dutch students who have completed pre-university education abroad of at least senior general secondary education level. It has been especially designed for students who would like to do a higher education degree in Dutch and is open to anyone who has a valid residence permit.

The Programme

The Dutch Language and Transition Year prepares you for higher professional education. Apart from granting you formal access after having completed this year, you will also have mastered enough skills to successfully complete the higher education degree of your choice.

Not only will you have developed your Dutch language skills and study skills, you will also have increased your knowledge of a field of study of your choice and Dutch society.

Students who have participated in the Dutch Language and Transition Year are statisically more likely to complete a higher professional education degree faster and better compared to foreign students who have merely taken official Dutch state exams (NT2-II).

INHOLLAND University of Applied Sciences offers additional Spring and Summer Courses to prepare you for the Dutch Language and Transition Year which runs from September to June.

Where is it offered?

You can do the Dutch Language and Transition Year in Amsterdam/Diemen. Study costs The tuition fees for the Dutch Language and Transition Year are equal to the tuition fees of all programmes of Inholland University.

More information

For more information about the Dutch Language and Transition Year, such as entrance requirements and the admission procedure, please read the Dutch brochure 'Kansrijk studeren in the hbo met de Taal- en Schakelcursus' (Studying successfully in higher professional education with the Dutch Language and Transition Year'). You can either download it on this page or contact us and we will send it to you by post.

Other Dutch courses

If you have foreign educational qualifications and would like to do a bachelor's a master's degree programme that is taught in English at Inholland University of Applied Sciences you can also take a Dutch course.

'Crash courses' and single semester courses are offered to international (exchange) students to teach you the bare essentials and to become familiar with the Dutch language. Please contact the International Office for more information. More information about study language in Holland.

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