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 welcome@expatcentreleiden.nl or visit the Expat Centre Leiden at the VVV Leiden (Tourist information Centre, Stationsweg 26, Leiden).
Last update: 11-05-2016

News

Appointment required when visiting the Leiden City Hall 11 July 2016

From 1 March, an appointment will be required when visiting the Leiden City Hall. The morning walk-in sessions will no longer take place.more

Life, Love & Law in The Netherlands 11 July 2016

On Thursday June 9th the family lawyers of RWV Advocaten and Liesbeth Bouwhuis of Bepper Coaching welcomed 25 people of various nationalities. They...more

LeidsePas Discount Card 28 June 2016

During you stay here in Leiden we will offer you the option of buying a LeidsePas discount card. This card will help you discover Leiden with a lot...more

Agenda

Saturday
Jul 30
Puur Festival

 Puur is a techno and deep house festival which will take place at the recreation area Vlietland, close to Leiden and the Hague. With three separate areas, various food trucks, a location surrounded by nature and a solid foreign bill, Puur is a sure-fire recipe for an amazing day out with friends.

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Sunday
Jul 31
Biological Market

The Marktgilde will organise a tasteful market in Leiden: De Biologische Smaak van Leiden. This market focuses on honest products, preferably biological or local. De Biologische Smaak van Leiden will offer and ever-growing clientele in Leiden city centre a diverse and high quality range of sustainable produce. The market will take place at an absolute top notch location: the Vismarkt – beside one of the Netherlands’ most beautiful City Halls, in the city centre and surrounded by restaurants and bars.

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Sunday
Jul 31
Biological Market

  On the second Sunday of each month in 2016 the Marktgilde (market guild) in Leiden will organise a tasty market: De Biologische Smaak van Leiden (the biological taste of Leiden).

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