The Academic Preparation programme has been designed to pay particular attention to academic English skills and the Dutch learning and teaching methods through participating, sharing and simulation sessions by native-speaker Dutch- and English-language lecturers from ETC’s partner universities. A total of 30 hours of intensive sessions, spread over five days and taught in English, form the basis for a strong understanding of the Dutch educational environment. The Academic Preparation Course breaks down as: 1) 50% Academic English and competencies. 2) 50% Teaching and learning culture on campus.
The Pre-Doctoral course at ETC is specifically designed to meet the needs of doctoral-level international students. This two-week course has been jointly developed by three top Dutch universities: Leiden University, Groningen University and Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, in order to support and better prepare incoming and future Indonesian PhD candidates in their PhD trajectories. The Pre-Doctoral course is the perfect stepping-stone to a prestigious Dutch doctoral degree.