Dutch language for your business! What is the added value?

Ambassador Daphne Bergsma hosted this years first network meeting for the members of the Netherlands- Polish Chamber of Commerce. Guests speakers were Prof. zw. dr hab. Jerzy Koch and Mr. Hubert Wolanin, teacher and student at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań.

Speech prof. Jerzy Kocha

They gave an introduction about the Dutch language studies in Poland and the added value for- and cooperation with the Polish-Dutch business community, based on a research done in Poland by the Dutch Language Union (Nederlandse Taalunie).

Some figures:

  • 660 Dutch language students in Poland.
  • Together they produce over 80 scientific publications a year.
  • 41% of companies in Poland uses translators to do international business.
  • 88% of Dutch language students find a job in Poland within 3 months after their study.