Links and resources for expats
Published: 27 September 2012 Modified: 25 March 2013
Here you can find a list of links to information that can be useful to expats living in The Hague or planning to relocate to and settle in the city or surrounding municipalities.
Resources and Networking
- ACCESS: Not-for-profit organisation helping anyone from anywhere settle with ease in the Netherlands. Based in The Hague.
- AngloINFO South Holland: The top online information source for English speakers in South Holland.
- Courses, Workshops and Events: An overview of what's going on in the international community in the Netherlands.
- Expat Events: Parties and events exclusively for the international community in The Hague.
- Expat Expert: Personal site supporting accompanying expat families (and especially the expat spouse) in order to make the most of the privilege of living and working overseas.
- ExpatFinder: A search engine for people preparing to move or working and living abroad.
- Expatica: The #1 English-language news & information source for expatriates living in, working in or moving to the Netherlands.
- Global Connection: With 15 years of experience, Global Connection informs and inspires expat partners about expat life through its wide range of publications.
- The Guest Card: This card shows expats the way to the best shops, restaurants, service providers and theatres in and around The Hague.
- IamExpat.nl: A website for expats in the Netherlands of all colours, shapes and sizes.
- InterNations: An international online network exclusively for people living and working abroad.
- Joining.com: A social media platform helping expats and international students to meet new people and find fun activities.
- Just Landed: The Holland Guide covers topics like visas, housing, jobs and finance.
- Legal Aliens: One of the most popular social groups in the Randstad region with events to suit people of all ages and backgrounds.
- New to Holland: The official Dutch government immigration website.
- nlplanet.com: English-language resources for the Netherlands and all things Dutch.
- Xpatconnect.nl: A 24/7 hub for expats to connect, share their experiences, create a new social network or simply find their way around.
News and Information
- Den Haag Totaal: An expat oriented radio programme in The Hague 'Live@Noon' on Thursdays between noon and 14.00.
- Dutchbuzz: A weekly radio programme for the international and expat communities in The Hague on Den Haag FM.
- DutchNews.nl: The latest news from the Netherlands downloadable online every weekday.
- EUROPA: Portal to the EU in many languages, detailed information for public and business services.
- Holland Books: A website from which you can can purchase books about the Netherlands.
- Holland Times: An independent, English-language newspaper published on the last Friday of every month.
- Thexpat TV: The Hague's very first news and information TV portal.
- The Hague Online: The only website exclusively for expats in The Hague. It provides daily news about the expat community, The Hague, and relevant national and international news.
- The Local Expat: Monthly English-language newspaper for expats in The Hague.
- Overheid.nl: The central access point to all information about government organisations in the Netherlands.
- Radio Netherlands Worldwide: The latest national and international news in English.
- The Underground: Monthly English-language newspapers for people in The Hague with a multicultural background.
- Xpat.nl: A wealth of expat information for those living in the Netherlands.
- IENS: Independent restaurant guide for the Netherlands.
- Special Bite: Special dining in the Netherlands.
- Michelin Travel: Special section on restaurants in The Hague.
Work and Study
For a list of specialised job agencies, see our section on Finding Work.
- Expertise in Labour Mobility: A useful resource for expats trying to find a job in the Netherlands or abroad. With career guidance, job advice and workshops.
- Study in the Netherlands: Everything about higher education for expats in the Netherlands.
- Together Abroad: International career portal with information on jobs, internships and education in the Netherlands.
- Absolutely The Hague!: A weblog for English speaking and reading people who love The Hague.
- Dutch Word of the Day: Learn a bit of Dutch everyday with this fun and helpful website.
- Het Woord van Vandaag: Subscribers to the mailing list receive a Dutch word every day.
- Expat Pages: Overview of English speaking services for expats living in the Netherlands.
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