News and Events

Start registration new course period

You can now enroll for language courses starting in February. Register online or at the reception of the Academic Language Centre. NEW: Korean 2, Persian 2 and Practical English Grammar


Summer School 2016

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 and Japanese. Due to the intensive nature of the programme, participants are as it were immersed in the target language and are able to make great progress in a short amount of time.


TOEFL Exam Preparation Course

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.


Dealing with the Dutch Language

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.