Leiden Expat Center


Welcome to Leiden

The Leiden area is a booming knowledge region. It is  home to the Leiden University, the Leiden Bio Science Park, the aerospace cluster and the floral industry. Apart from offering challenging jobs, the Leiden region is an excellent location for living and recreation. 

The Expat Centre Leiden provides a warm welcome to expats who live and work in the Leiden region. We will help you find answers to questions about the issues you will deal with when settling in the Netherlands. Our dedicated expat officers will answer your questions and offer you advice on a wide range of topics. You can email your questions to info@expatcentreleiden.nl or visit the Expat Centre Leiden at the VVV Leiden (Tourist information Centre, Stationsweg 26, Leiden).
Last update: 11-05-2016


New manager for Expat Centre Leiden 22 August 2016

As of 16 August, the Expat Centre Leiden has employed a new manager, Corine van der Ceelen. Van der Ceelen, herself an expat in Malaysia and India...more

BplusC- Life long learning 12 August 2016

BplusC is a dynamic organisation that offers a great, versatile and complete range of courses for everyone in Leiden, Leiderdorp, Oegstgeest,...more

Language consultation hour 12 August 2016

For everyone who has questions concerning Dutch language courses at the BplusC location Nieuwstraat, every Thursday from 14.00 until 17.00 hrs.more


Nov 17
Expat Events Life, Love and Law in the Netherlands

For the third time RWV lawyers and Bepper Coaching organize an informative evening for expats in the region of Leiden with the theme Life, Love & Law in the Netherlands. The legal, social and emotional sides of being an expat, having a relationship and/or family and getting settled down in a new environment.