Frequently Asked Questions

For students

You can easily order Hogeschooltaal on this website.

  1. That’s easy! Choose which language licence you would like to order. Then, fill in the account information.
  2. Once you agree to the terms and conditions and the privacy policy of Noordhoff, you can proceed to pay via iDEAL or BanContact.
  3. You will then receive a confirmation email.
  4. You can select your school and education when you log in for the first time.

During your entire study period (5 years), you will have online access to your selected language licence, which includes:

    • Basic skills: theory, a wide range of exercises, and multiple mock exams
    • Writing courses designed to improve your writing skills and help you write academic and professional documents

In other words, everything you need to achieve your chosen goal level or to pass your test.

On this page, we’ll tell you more about Hogeschooltaal Nederlands.
On this page, you can read more about Hogeschooltaal Engels.

No, that is not necessary. Your licence is valid for 5 years and can be transferred to your new educational institution or course of study. Good luck with your studies!

What do you need to do? Just send an email to

Mention the name of your university, your education, and your student number. Please note that progress and test results cannot be transferred to your new account. If you have received a Hogeschooltaal certificate, don’t forget to download it before the transfer.

Depending on specific needs, learning disabilities, or functional limitations, you might require extra facilities to be able to study successfully. Hogeschooltaal provides diverse exam accommodations, such as extended test time, for students facing learning difficulties like dyslexia.

While practising, you can adjust the screen size to your preference. You can practise at your own level and pace through the adaptive program. Additionally, there is a separate algorithm card for verb spelling available for extra support.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Take a look at our support page.

For lecturers

  • Hogeschooltaal offers all the ingredients you need to realise a sound, integrated learning pathway, adapted to the specific study and professional requirements of each degree programme.
  • The learning tool can easily be adapted to the available contact and study hours.
  • Learning analytics facilitate targeted coaching of students. Lecturers who wish to use Hogeschooltaal can request a free lecturer’s account.

You can request a demo account here.

  • The content and structure of our tests are based on scientific research. An advisory council of distinguished members can vouch for this.
  • Our test developers are BKE and SKE (Basic Examination Qualification and Senior Examination Qualification) certified.
  • The tests are regularly adapted via continuous test result analysis are updated annually.
  • Innovations, e.g. in the question format, are subjected to extensive pilot testing before publication.
  • Many students find it challenging to apply language rules: refreshing and improving their knowledge is a foundation for academic success.
  • Hogeschooltaal encompasses all relevant theory, an inexhaustible supply of exercises and preparatory (practice) tests.
  • Students only practise what they have not yet mastered: this brings them efficiently and effectively to 3F, 4F or B1, B2, C1 level.
  • They receive immediate feedback and can see clearly how they have progressed.
  • Students have 24/7 access to the programme and, thanks to the five-year licence period, they can continually maintain and expand their basic knowledge by learning step by step how to write professionally relevant products at higher education level.
  • Our writing modules teach students to write better professional documents.

A Hogeschooltaal language licence consists of:

  • Basic skills: study materials, exercises and diagnostic tests
  • Courses to learn to write study products and professional products of increasingly high quality

On this page, we will tell you more about Hogeschooltaal Nederlands.
On this page, you can read more about Hogeschooltaal Engels.

Can’t find what you’re looking for? Take a look at our support page.


Our support department is available from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. We are closed on weekends.

Phone number: 0031 (0)88 5226822
Email address:

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