Afrikaans & Dutch
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Welcome to the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch

The Department of Afrikaans and Dutch is an exceptionally diverse centre of expertise in continuous discourse and cooperation with other national and international linguistic fields and professions. Quality research underlies the diverse activities centred around the Department’s established core, namely the study and teaching of Afrikaans and Dutch literature, linguistics and applied directions. Additionally, the Department provides a particularly wide offer of academic as well as practice-oriented, multilingual education in creative writing, lexicography, translation, interpreting and editing.

History of the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch​​