Integration Course

Are you a foreign-language speaker who can already read and write (in their native language)? This course will prepare you for the integration exam.

What will this course teach you?

  • You will learn to speak Dutch at level A2.
  • You will gain Dutch reading, writing and listening comprehension.
  • You will learn about living and working in the Netherlands.

Moreover, we will also prepare you for two additional exams:

  • The Knowledge of Dutch Society Exam.
  • Orientation on the Dutch Labour Market Exam.

About the course

In general, the course takes 420 hours. Shorter is possible if you wish to finish faster. However you may also choose to continue for longer. We provide a customizable course for everyone.

Why StartCollege?

  • Lessons take place in small groups.
  • You can sign up at any time.
  • You are given lots of personal attention and training.
  • We fully prepare you for the exams.
  • Completed the integration process? Landstede Group also offers appropriate vocational training.
  • We have years of experience teaching people from countries all over the world.
  • Moreover, you can even borrow a laptop from us, so that you can also study at home.


The costs are € 15,25 per hour. The course materials are € 240,-. The total costs depend on the expected duration of the course. StartCollege will always send you a price quotation in advance. You can apply for a loan from DUO (Dienst Uitvoering Onderwijs = Executive Education Agency), part of the Ministry of Education. For more information, please visit

Work Opportunity Certification

Our courses all fall under the Work Opportunity Certification ('Blik op Werk'). In other words, you are guaranteed quality education.

Integration Courses are given in:

Ruigedoornstraat 108 (Trefkoele)

Westeinde 33 (locatie StartCollege)

Rechterland 1 (locatie StartCollege)

Registration and admission

Want to register? Please send an email to or call 0800-0245666 (free of charge). Naturally, you may also visit us in person. Once you complete your registration, we will invite you for a (free) intake interview and examination. At this stage we will consider the best approach for integration together. 

Would you like to know more about our courses?

For more information, feel free to contact us at: or
• call the free phone number 0800-0245666 during office hours.