Every summer since 2007, Columbia University has been offering a Dutch workshop. The workshop provides students with an introduction to reading strategies of Dutch texts and is accompanied by a 17th-century Dutch paleography course taught by Dr. Frans Blom, Associate Professor of Dutch Literature at the University of Amsterdam. Enrollment is open to doctoral students from all US universities. With the support of the Nederlandse Taalunie, the workshop is free of charge and bares no academic credit. Students wishing to participate in the workshop are required to have completed at least one year of Dutch or to have maintained fluency in German.

Call for Applications - Closed for 2019

Deadline: March 1, 2019

Dutch language-course in May-June 2019 at Columbia University for Graduate Students (tuition-free).

ApplicationsĀ are invited for a month-long course in modern Dutch, early modern Dutch/paleography, and archives in the Netherlands, each section of which can be taken separately. The course is free-of-charge.

For more information, please seeĀ here.

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2019 Archives Week

The 'Archives Week', the third part of the 4-week summer course was held from June 17 through June 21. A total of 10 graduate students from various universities participated. The main purpose of the week is to familiarize students with archives and other resources in the Netherlands and to facilitate contacts with Dutch researchers and professionals in their fields.

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