Language help for Ukrainians in Utrecht

Ukrainians can get language help in a number of organizations in Utrecht free of charge or for a reduced price. The help is usually given by volunteers. Below you may find where you could get the language help.

Gilde Utrecht

Gilde Utrecht works with language buddies (Samenspraak). We can also put together small groups that can practice the Dutch language together. It is important that people speak a little English or German, so that contact can be made quickly.

Volksuniversiteit Utrecht

The Volksuniversiteit Utrecht provides English language lessons for Ukrainian refugees in Utrecht. You can sign up via the Plan Einstein website. Classes are free and at various locations.

Beeld: Anna van Kooij

Library Utrecht

You are welcome in all 13 branches of the Utrecht Library. It is free. For everyone. There is secure WiFi via Publicroam. You can use the internet and computers. Do you have questions about language, digital or other matters? We will be happy to assist you at the information point. The Pressreader gives you access to a wide range of international media.

Taal Doet Meer

Taal Doet Meer is for language learners in Utrecht. People can practice the Dutch language with volunteers in language groups, at the meeting points, reception areas and at the Taalcafé. Volunteers are welcome! And for host families there is material available for children to get started with the language at home.

WelnU Taal

Are you new to the Netherlands and do you need help with the Dutch language? Then sign up for the language cafes of WelnU by email to


Are you from Ukraine and are you looking for a Dutch language course? At NLtraining you can follow language courses and digital skills courses. Anyone aged 18 or older can contact us for a suitable course. Register now via the link below. For questions you can contact or 030 303 1234.

For advice you can also go to the signposts of the DigiTaalhuis Utrecht, see the opening hours.

DigiTaalhuis Utrecht

If you are a fast learner of languages you may go to an official language school although the rate will be higher.

Language schools

Language help for Ukrainians in Utrecht is an initiative of the Municipality of Utrecht and is carried out by the following organisations: