Dutch language schools in the Netherlands

Ready to learn Dutch?

Are you ready to speak Dutch like a true Nederlander? Gutter your g's, roll your r's, and show "Scheveningen" where to go?

It's not easy to learn a new language — and strangely, it can be especially difficult in a country where English is so common!

But never fear brave internationals: enlisting the help of a good Dutch school is an easy step to get you speaking Nederlands in no time!

Our top pick Dutch language schools


TaalBoost Dutch language courses are the ultimate solution for Dutch learning that is feedback-driven, teacher-guided, practical, engaging, and fun. All levels for in-class lessons in Amsterdam and online lessons worldwide.
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Taalthuis uses its own books and e-learning to make learning Dutch a fun and interactive experience so you can feel at home in the Netherlands. Groups are small and everyone is welcome online or face-to-face at seven Dutch locations!
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Every lesson or training is based on the NedLes principle: in class we only do what cannot be done at home. In other words, conversation and listening exercises, asking questions and explaining.
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Learn Dutch fast with flexible, private lessons and a unique approach. You decide what you’d like to learn, we help you get there. Speak with confidence with feedback, personalised guidance and smart learning based on neuroscience.
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Koentact is a Dutch language school in the city center of Amsterdam. Koentact offers Dutch classes for beginner, intermediate and advanced levels through a unique out-of-the-classroom method, including Field Trips. Every six weeks we have new courses starting and you can join our Open Day for a free trial class!
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Lest Best’s language courses are intensive and specially designed for higher educated foreigners. They teach in small groups (6-12), with professional teachers and motivated students.
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Do you want to reach B1 level in three months? Language and Motivation will keep you motivated and facilitate your Dutch learning so you can get your dream job and integrate into everyday life with this unique method.
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Learn Dutch with good vibes? Our certified, native teachers guide higher educated expats 1:1 and in small online groups! All levels welcome! Also exam preparation and classes for kids and Afrikaans speakers. Flexible hours to fit it around your life!
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Get confident with speaking in real situations, meet locals, have lots of fun and make new friends at the Dutch Language Cafe! Learn Dutch in The Hague by joining this community of both natives and non natives! Beginners welcome!
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Learn Dutch on the go! The best way to learn Dutch is in everyday environments with a private Flowently tutor. Meet up at interesting spots in town or online. Available for all language levels, in 100 cities, 7 days a week, 8AM–10PM.
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There are many ways to learn Dutch at STE Languages; from regular group courses to tailor-made individual training. STE Languages can help everyone who wants to learn Dutch!
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Dutch Courses Amsterdam, in a nutshell: Over 12 years experience teaching Dutch, 10,000+ happy students, original, creative & inspirational study materials, passionate, friendly teachers and an informal and conducive learning environment!
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Want to feel at home in the Netherlands? Communicate better, get more social contacts, or find a job more easily? TARTON offers online & hybrid Dutch group lessons (4-6 students) and focus on speaking skills and your personal learning goals. See more


Based in the heart of Amsterdam, we offer language courses in Dutch and several Mediterranean languages. Our small classes are focused on speaking, taught in the target language and very gezellig!
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Focus on speaking in a small group with a professional teacher so you can learn quickly. We also organise activities outside the classroom to practice your Dutch, like picnics, conversation evenings and city tours. See you soon at DCR!
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Direct Dutch Institute is specialised in teaching Dutch to internationals living and working in the Netherlands. We teach directly and intensively by speaking Dutch from the first lesson. We offer classes at all levels in several formats.
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Let’s Speak Dutch in Hilversum offers small group courses, Dutch Walk & Talks and private lessons. You’ll practice your Dutch in real life: in shops, at the station or during Cook & Talk. Learning Dutch is about creating (fun!) memories.
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Want to learn Dutch at your own pace, when and wherever you want? The Language Academy offers a wide range of Dutch e-learning courses with conversation classes in lively Amsterdam! Check out the free trial lessons on their website. See more

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Online and face-to-face Dutch lessons for children in Amstelveen, from 4 years old and for all levels. For more information, please visit www.jufjulia.com.
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ABC Dutch offers Dynamic Dutch courses at our locations in Den Haag & Rotterdam and online. ABC Dutch courses are suitable for fast learners who want to learn Dutch from scratch or improve their skills and performance in Dutch.
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Pass your inburgering exams without wasting time and money with our guided self-study courses. Exam candidates say it’s like having your own private tutor for the Inburgering Exam! Starting from €6.95 per month.
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Well-known for his YouTube soap opera for learning Dutch ‘Heb je zin?’ and his interviews with expats, Bart de Pau offers: a video course (#dutchgrammar), virtual classrooms with Zoom, and language camps (Summer/Winter School).
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