Welcome to the South African Centre for the Netherlands and Flanders

A dynamic, independent centre where the cultural interests of the Netherlands, Flanders and South Africa meet, primarily aimed at Afrikaans-speaking South Africans, and with the purpose of achieving shared language and other cultural experiences through demand-driven projects. 

Map of the spread of Dutch and Afrikaans


At our venue in Pinelands, Cape Town there is usually something exciting on the go that will suit your interests – such as our extensive library and information service, book launches, a morning market and more.

Nederlandse Lespakket


Eenders & Anders – This flagship project aims to introduce Afrikaans-speaking learners to the Dutch language and culture. The interactive lesson format is gaining international attention.



A place for a cultural conversations. Whether in Dutch, Afrikaans or English, SASNEV offer a podium for cultural role players to have their say.



SASNEV houses the Dutch Library Cape Town with a growing collection of more than 27,000 Dutch-language books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and newspapers.