Welcome to the Direct Dutch institute, The Hague. We provide effective courses for foreigners wishing to acquire an active command of Dutch while staying in the Netherlands.
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Almost 30 years of experience,
over 15.000 students

Unique, acclaimed method,
used by Berkeley University

Small groups,
focus on conversation


Upcoming courses

Intensive advanced (B1 – B2)

October 9, 2015

30 Nov. – 11 Dec. / Mon. to Frid. / Afternoon (click title for more info)

Beginners A1 (A0 – A1)

October 9, 2015

01 Dec. – 04 Feb. 2016 / Tues. & Thurs. / Evening (Click title for more info)

Beginners A2 (A1 – A2)

October 9, 2015

01 Dec. – 04 Feb. 2016/ Tues. & Thurs. / Evening (Click title for more info.)

Dutch language tips


How to survice Dutch holidays in December

November 18, 2015


  By Ruud Hisgen (Direct Dutch Institute), written for I am Expat The gloomiest month of the year, December, knows Read more

Dutch up! workshop 22 November: The Holiness of Dutch Holidays

October 28, 2015


The Dutch love their holidays. What are their origins? Why is there no national feast day to celebrate Dutch independence like Read more

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