The summer months are ideal for learning or improving a foreign language. In August, the Academic Language Centre offers intensive courses in Dutch, English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Persian, Korean and Japanese.
You can now enroll for language courses starting in September. Register online or at the reception of the Academic Language Centre.
On this page you will find important dates in the Academic Language Centre calendar.
You can now register for the semi-intensive courses, starting in May and June
Due to system maintenance, online registration will not be possible from Friday 7 July 6 PM untill Sunday.
You can now register for the Academic Writing course starting in April.
Register now for the new course Practical English Grammar starting in March 2017.
Preparing for the State Exam? Register now for the Preparatory course for the State Exam NT2 Programme 2.
Do you have to write a thesis in English? Are you lost for words or worried about the structure? Are you having difficulties in ordering your information in a logical way?
Students who wish to do part of their programme abroad are often required to complete a TOEFL® test and achieve a specific score. Due to this increasing demand for TOEFL scores for university acceptance all over the world, the Academic Language Centre is now offering a TOEFL exam training.
From November-December we offer an extra course Academic Purposes Writing.
Where is Dutch spoken? How to be polite? The Academic Language Centre of Leiden University is giving workshops Dealing with the Dutch Language for newly arrived international students.
Due to Leidens Ontzet there will be no classes on Monday evening 2 October and no classes at all on 3 October. The reception desk of the Academic Language Centre will also be closed.