Need to meet a language requirement in less than a year? DUTCH

Posted: February 21, 2013 by IUsec in Announcements

2 semesters of Dutch this summer then third semester in the fall and fourth semester spring 2014.

Eight Weeks of Dutch this Summer!
Undergraduate students: Ger-BE 100, 8 credits
Graduate students: Ger-BE401, 6 credits
When: May 7 – June 28, 2013
What: complete first year of Dutch
Where: Indiana University Bloomington
Why: fun and interesting class!
• taught by a native speaker (Professor Esther Ham)
• MTWRF from 10.20 am-12.10 pm
• MW from 4.10 pm-5.40pm extra activities
• strong cultural component
• meets FLAS requirements

Due to potential semester-schedule conflicts between IU and other institutions, the first week of this course can be done via online meetings with the instructor.
Need to meet a language requirement in less than a year?
• Undergraduate: Register for course # Ger-BE100 this summer
• Graduate: Register for course# Ger-BE401 this summer
• Continue in fall 2013 (N200) and spring 2014 (N250) and fulfill your language requirement by May 2014

At IU you can learn Dutch to achieve a wide range of goals, for example, enhancement of qualifications for international business, exploration or cultivation of family heritage, direct access to a prominent cultural tradition, and skill acquisition for research in academic fields such as European history and art history.
The Netherlands:
• one of the largest investors in the US
• location of 49% of the Fortune 500 companies’ European distribution centers
• US’s 9th largest export market
• location of the International Court of Justice in the Hague

Dutch is spoken by approximately 23,000,000 people in:
The Netherlands, Aruba, the Antilles, Belgium (Flanders) and Suriname
The Dutch Minor at IUB in 16 hours
N150 (4 credits), N200 (3 credits), N250 (3 credits),
E341 and E342 (3 credits each, taught in English)
Other Dutch courses: N300 (3 credits) and N330(3 credits), and E343 (3 credits)
More information: Or contact: Esther Ham (
West European Studies (


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