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Immersion Homestay in the Netherlands or Flanders

Why choose an immersion homestay?


Total Immersion Language Tuition

Home tuition is a unique opportunity to experience your host culture as well as making rapid progress in a relaxed and friendly environment. Living with a qualified and experienced native teacher is a great way to learn about culture hands-on - from mealtimes to free time.

Choose from business, specialized or general courses or exam preparation, or make the most of one of the many activity programmes on offer (sports, culture and leisure activities.)

Our partner organization carefully screens its total immersion homestay teachers and works with tutors throughout Flanders and the Netherlands, making it easy to find the right tutor for you. All the tutors are experienced and qualified, and offer a warm and welcoming homestay experience as well as quality language lessons.


Teachers are not usually located in the town centre, as we put greater emphasis on their quality and competence over geographical location. We would kindly ask you to choose 3 regions of preference on your enrolment form. Important : in Flanders, teachers are generally retired with no children living with them any longer.

Dutch courses: the basics

Advantages of Total Immersion

Our partner organization

Home Language International, our partner organization, is a market leader in total immersion home tuition. Since 1979, this family business has grown to establish ties with teachers in over 30 countries worldwide, offering homestays for an impressive 20 languages. Local organisers, located in each of the 110 regions covered, supervise the teacher network and ensure the quality of accommodation and courses.

Dutch/Dutch & Activities

We offer both standard language programmes and Language & Activities programmes, ideal for practising your target language in a broad range of situations.


Choose from 10, 15, 20, 25 or 30 hours of private language lessons per week.

Optional extras - Specialized vocabulary/exam preparation - Cocooning

Dutch & Activities

This programme includes 10 hours of lessons per week plus 5 hours of general activities per week. You can decide on your activity schedule with your teacher on arrival. This programme is a good way to put your Dutch into practice. All activity fees are included in the price (transport, entrance fees, etc.) Option available for all destinations.

Some of the many activities available include: visits, Bus Tour, picnics, cinema outings, swimming, mini golf, restaurant outings, Pubs (if 18+)...

This option is especially recommended for young learners as this is a fun way to learn the language and reap the rewards by practicing during fun and engaging activities. You can also choose 15 hours of lessons plus 5 hours of activities or 10 hours of lessons plus 10 hours of activities (additional fees apply.)


Dates & Prices 2019-2020

Dates 2019-2020

Course start dates: every week, year-round

Prices 2019-2020

Homestays prices -

All taxes and enrolment fees included

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Standard programme - Price per week
Hours / DestinationsFlandersNetherlands
15 hours1,190 €1,355 €
20 hours1,390 €1,555 €
25 hours1,590 €1,755 €
30 hours1,790 €1,955 €
Dutch & activities Programme - price per week
Hours / DestinationsFlandersNetherlands
10h of lessons + 5h of activities1,290 €1,455 €
10h of lessons + 10h of activities1,490 €1,655 €
 15h of lessons + 5h of activities1,690 €1,855 €
 25h of lessons + 5h of activities1,890 €2,055 €
Dutch & Culture Programme
Extra: 3 cultural visits per week290 €300 €
Optional extras - per week
Extra night120 €
Transfer (per trip)* (FLANDERS)65 €
Transfert (per trip)* (NETHERLANDS)90 €
Exam Preparation Courses/Business and Specialized vocabulary130 €
Cocooning (cumpulsory for under-15s)150 €
Christmas and New Year extra145 €
Private bathroom180 €
Special diet150 €
Special needs - disability, dyslexia, ADHD150 €

*Round trip mandatory for under 17s.

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Practical Information


Arrivals: Sunday

Departures: Sunday

(7-night stay - some teachers are flexible on arrival and departure days)

Information about the nearest airport or station will be provided with the details on your teacher and host family. You will be picked up and dropped off by your host family, local organiser or by a private driver (usually by car, though occasionally by public transport).

If you decide to travel to an alternative airport or station, or if you arrive before 8:00 a.m. or after 9:00 p.m., an additional fee will be charged. Students under 16 must book pick-up and drop-off, except if you inform us in advance that they are accompanied by their parents.

Airport transfers available on request (fees apply, see price list)

Please note: Do not make travel arrangements until we have confirmed your enrolment in your chosen course (approximately 8 days after we receive your deposit).

Visa Information

You might need a visa for this course. For more information please visit our Visa Information page.

Do not hesitate to contact us by phone or email if you require any additional information.