Language Center

Tilburg University is an internationally oriented research and education institute. The Language Center assists students, university staff, and non-university students in improving their language proficiency.

Fees and Registration

Fees

Interested parties not affiliated with the university pay a fee of 80 euros per ECTS* (fees 2017-2018). This means that participation in a language course with 6 ECTS (credits/workload) costs 480 euros. Some courses do not have an ECTS associated with them; you pay a fixed fee for these courses.

If you an alumnus of Tilburg University, you can take advantage of a reduced fee of 70 euros per ECTS (fees 2017-2018) for language courses at the Language Center up until ten years after your graduation.

The links below provide an overview of the fees per course. If you have any questions, please contact the Student Desk.

Overview fees language courses for visitors 2017 - 2018

Overview fees language courses for alumni 2017 - 2018

The Language Center retains the right to cancel a course in case of insufficient registration. In that case, no administrative fee will be charged. 

Registration

Special employee courses English or Dutch for Expats start each semester. Voucher courses also start twice a year: late August and late January.

The intensive (voucher) courses Dutch as a Second Language start three times a year. An advanced Dutch course is taught each semester.

Registration for a course takes place using the registration form. The registration forms and information about registration dates for each course can be found below. The forms can also be requested by phone by calling the Student Desk (013-466 8000). Any questions you may have can also be directed here.

As of now, registration for the courses is possible.

Tip: register for a course before the registration period for students begins!

It must be stressed that our courses apply academic approaches and methods. This implies that in order to register for our courses, you must have a university degree or be admissible to higher education based on your previous education. More information can be obtained at the Student Desk.

*ECTS stands for the European Credit Transfer System: a European system that awards credits to components of a course of study.


Registration forms and registration dates

Voucher courses

Download the registration form here.

Hand this form in at the Student Desk on the third floor of the Academia Building (building A) or send it to the address on the registration form.

Please note: there are irregular registration deadlines for the intensive Dutch as a Second Language coures and the Advanced Dutch courses.

Registration data
Fall semester: 28 Aug 2017 Spring semester: 29 Jan 2018
Start registration 27 June 2017 27 June 2017
Registration possible until 16 August 2017 Noon 15 January 2018 Noon
Unenrollment possible until 16 August 2017 Noon 15 January 2018 Noon

Dutch as a Second Language intensive and modules ONA and Preparation State Examination NT2-II

If you want to register a course download the registration form here.

Hand this form in at the Student Desk on the third floor of the Academia Building (building A) or send it to the address on the registration form.

Registration dates
Period 1: 28 Aug. 2017 - 27 Nov. 2017 Period 2: 6 Dec. 2017 - 19 March 2018 Period 3: 4 April 2018 - 9 July 2018
Start registration 17 June 2017 17 June 2017 17 June 2017
Registration possible until 16 August 2017 Noon 28 November 2017 Noon 22 March 2018 Noon
Unenrollment possible until 16 August 2017 Noon 28 November 2017 Noon 22 March 2018 Noon

Dutch as a Second Language Advanced

Here you can download the registration form for the courses Dutch as a Second Language for advanced learners.

Hand this form in at the Student Desk on the third floor of the Academia Building (building A) or send it to the address on the registration form.

Registration dates
Writing and Grammar: 14 September 2017 Speaking and pronunciation: 1 February 2018
Start registration 27 June 2017 27 June 2017
Registration possible until 4 September 2017 Noon 22 January 2018 Noon
Unenrollment possible until 4 September 2017 Noon 22 January 2018 Noon

Summercourse A1-A2

Download here the registration form for the summercourse A2 .

Hand this form in at the Student Desk on the third floor of the Academia Building (building A) or send it to the address on the registration form.

Registration possible until July 10, 2017, 12:00 hrs

Courses for Employees

From now on, it is possible to register for Language Center courses. This goes for courses for employees as well as for voucher courses.

The starting date for each course can be found in the course description. The Speak Easy and Masterclass Spoken English starts when there is a sufficient number of participants.

Download the registration form here.

Hand this form in at the Student Desk on the third floor of the Academia Building (building A) or send it to the address on the registration form.