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Links and resources for expats

Published: 
09 January 2014
Modified: 
07 March 2017

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.
  • Athomeabroad: Professional, personal, cross-cultural solutions for businesses and individuals.
  • Expatriate Archive Centre: Archive of life stories from expats and their families, from all over the world. Volunteering opportunities available.
  • 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.
  • Expat Finder: Guides, articles and interviews covering a wide variety of countries and topics. Receive free quotes and advice from a service providers and experts.
  • Expatica: The #1 English-language news & information source for expatriates living in, working in or moving to the Netherlands. 
  • Global Connection: With 20 years of experience, Global Connection informs and inspires expat partners about expat life through its wide range of publications.
  • 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.
  • Just Landed: The Holland Guide covers topics like visas, housing, jobs and finance.
  • New to Holland: The official Dutch government immigration website.
  • nlplanet.com: English-language resources for the Netherlands and all things Dutch.

News and information

  • Diplomat Magazine: The first official diplomatic magazine in The Hague.
  • 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 and website.
  • The Hague Online: 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.
  • Xpat.nl: Essential information on living, working and studying in the Netherlands.

Dining

  • IENS: Independent restaurant guide for the Netherlands.
  • Trip Advisor: Traveller reviews on The Hague's restaurants.

Work and study

For a list of specialised job agencies, see our section on Finding Work.

  • Check-NL: The search engine to facilitate the professional lives of internationals living in or coming to the Netherlands.
  • 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.

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Links and Resources for Expats
Published: 
09 January 2014
Modified: 
07 March 2017