Dutch courses in Antwerp

Discover Antwerp, a fascinating and dynamic city in Belgium, thanks to our Dutch language course specially designed for adults and young people aged 16 and over. Known for its rich cultural and artistic heritage, as well as its bustling port, Antwerp offers the ideal setting for learning Dutch and immersing yourself in Belgian culture.

Our language immersion programme in Antwerp includes Dutch courses taught by qualified and experienced teachers, adapted to the level and needs of each participant. The courses are designed to improve your spoken and written Dutch, while giving you the opportunity to discover the treasures of Antwerp and soak up its unique atmosphere.

As well as the language courses, you’ll have the opportunity to take part in cultural and social activities organised to enrich your Antwerp experience. You’ll be able to visit museums, art galleries and historic monuments, and sample local specialities in traditional restaurants and brasseries.

This language study holiday in Antwerp is the perfect opportunity to improve your Dutch, broaden your cultural horizons and meet like-minded people in a stimulating and friendly environment. Don’t miss this chance to enjoy an unforgettable linguistic and cultural experience in Belgium.


Highlights of our stay in Antwerp

School exchanges with Dutch-speaking students are regularly organised for long-term stays

Our partner school is located right in the centre of Antwerp, in the lively university district, just a 5-minute walk from the historic centre, the shopping district and trendy boutiques, as well as the botanical gardens and central park. There are numerous cafés, restaurants and bars nearby. It has excellent public transport links (tram, metro, bus, train).

Each student receives personalised attention.

Accreditation: CNaVT exam centre (Dutch as a Foreign Language)

The school offers you :

  • Modern, bright classrooms
  • Reception
  • A kitchenette
  • Ipads for each student
  • 3 comfortable study areas
  • A library/videotheque available to students
  • Online exercises to reinforce course learning
  • WIFI access throughout the school

Dutch course: general information

  • Length of lesson: 40 minutes
  • Number of students per class: average 5-6, maximum 13
  • Placement test at the beginning of the course
  • Certificate of attendance at end of course
  • Weekly assessment of your progress
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Personalised follow-up
  • Teaching method developed by the school

The school has developed a dynamic and interactive methodology which focuses on 2 main areas:

  • the acquisition of an excellent grammatical foundation and an extensive vocabulary
  • immersion in Dutch-speaking life through current affairs, role-playing (interviews, surveys, etc.) and the various media (television, radio, press, internet, etc.)

Different topics are dealt with each week, covering a wide range of areas: science, the press, communication, sports, identity, etc.

Standard course

Unavailable until further notice

20 Dutch lessons per week

4 lessons per day, during which you work on the four basic skills (reading, writing, speaking, listening). This will enable you to make rapid progress so that you will be able to cope with Dutch in everyday life.

Long-term stays: to encourage interaction with Dutch speakers, school exchanges are regularly organised with classes of secondary 6 or higher.

Levels offered: beginner to advanced

Intensive course

30 Dutch lessons per week

6 lessons per day, during which you will work on the four basic skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening). In this way, you will learn to make rapid progress so that you will be able to cope with Dutch in everyday life.

Long-term stays: to encourage interaction with Dutch speakers, school exchanges are regularly organised with classes of 6th secondary or 1st higher education.

Levels offered: beginner to advanced

Private lessons

Choice of number of hours per week

Following an assessment of your language level by the teacher, you will follow courses entirely adapted to your needs and objectives.

Levels offered: beginner to advanced

The school organises sports and cultural activities in the afternoons and evenings, in which you are free to participate or not. These activities are offered free of charge or at cost; their frequency varies according to the time of year.

Example of possible activities:

  • Sports
  • Museum visits (€5)
  • Language exchanges with Dutch-speaking students
  • Brewery tour in Antwerp (€20)
  • Various themed workshops (Dutch dialects, conversation, economics, debates, etc.)
  • Escape room (€20)
  • Lasershooting (€20)
  • Karaoke
  • Films
  • Bowling (€10)
  • Excursions: Ghent (€30), Bruges (€30), Ostend (€30), weekend in Amsterdam (€150)…

Accommodation is only available for students 18 and older!

Host family

Single room, half board

Families live in residential areas of Antwerp, close to a bus, tram or metro line.

Note: Most host families accommodate several students and, as most participants are French-speaking, it is possible that several students will stay with the same family during their stay.

Journey time to the school: between 30 and 40 minutes by public transport

In Antwerp it’s very easy to get around by bike (“A-velo” self-service hire system).

In residence

Single room, no meals

Journey time to school: approximately 10 minutes on foot

Practical information:
– Bed linen and towels provided
– Laundry facilities available
– A deposit of approximately €50 in cash will be requested on site by the school and returned at the end of your stay if no damage is found

Our partner school offers you an 18-week “Language Plan” stay at the best possible conditions in Belgium, with active assistance in organising the compulsory work placement (12 hours per semester)

You will have lessons every morning, Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 12.30, during which you will develop the 4 basic skills: written and oral expression, written and oral comprehension. In addition, you will have 2 language workshops per week: “ILL (Intensive Language Learning)” from 13:30 to 15:00 (grammar or oral communication) 2 practical work sessions: “ILP (Interactive Language Project)”. Students choose their project according to their interests. The aim is to come into contact with the local population and to use the language in everyday situations inside and outside the school. The projects are supervised by a teacher. At the end of the programme, students give a presentation on the work they have done. This presentation is taken into account in the final exam.

Levels offered: elementary to intermediate-senior


With a host family, single room, shared bathroom, half board during the week (full board at weekends)

Dates & Prices 2023

Dates of stay 2023:

Flexible dates

Prices to come

This price includes :

  • Language courses of min. 30 lessons/week
  • Accommodation with a host family, half board during the week, full board at weekends
  • Teaching materials
  • All registration and administrative fees

It does not include :

  • Local transport and travel
  • Cancellation insurance (optional)


Day of arrival: Sunday

Day of departure: Saturday

Arrival station :

  • Antwerp station (Berchem): it is recommended that you take a taxi to the family

If you are travelling by car, please telephone your hosts to arrange an arrival time.

Local transport

Public transport card (for information only) :

  • One-month season ticket: €23
  • Card for 10 journeys: €9

By bike: free for 30 minutes – payment by credit card

Dates & Prices 2024

Dates 2024

Courses start on Mondays. (If Monday is a public holiday, the session will start on Tuesday).

Public holidays (No lessons will be given on these dates, nor will they be made up later. Activities will replace the lessons.): 1/01, 31/03, 1/04, 1/05, 9/05, 19/05, 20/05, 30/06, 21/07, 15/08, 1/11, 11/11, 23/12-27/12.

Rates 2024

WPCS 42.0.3
Courses & accommodation, host family, single room, 1/2 board
Duration30 lessons/week
1 week 585
2 weeks 1.115
3 weeks 1.680
4 weeks 2.230
8 weeks 4.480
12 weeks 6.595
20 weeks 9.095
24 weeks 11.040
Extra private lessonsPrice per lesson
Price per hour 60

The above prices include:

  • The chosen course
  • Accommodation with a family, single room, half board
  • Level test and end-of-stay certificate
  • Welcome Pack
  • All taxes and school administration costs
  • Access to the online platform up to 1 year after the end of the stay

Not included:

  • Travel to/from Antwerp and local transport
  • Lunch
  • Activities (between €10 and €15 per activity)
  • Any insurance

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