A wide range of topics

The Volksuniversiteit (literally: ‘people’s university’) Amstelland is an adult education centre where people can explore and develop their personal skills and abilities through a wide range of courses, workshops and trainings (both in English and Dutch). Each year it welcomes more than 2500 students, amongst which 500 non-Dutch speakers; its portfolio includes language courses for 17 languages, courses in arts, history and culture, philosophy, computer skills, photography and cooking, plus Dutch and English language courses for non-Dutch speakers, First Steps in Dutch, French, English and Life-drawing.