Whether you want to make new friends, build your professional network, socialise with people from your home country, or ask advice from fellow local Expats - there's an international group for you in Leiden!

Locally based international groups

We Are Leiden organises various projects and events in Leiden, connecting all the city's residents – both internationationals and locals.

Meetup Leiden offers a large number of social and sport groups in the Leiden region.

Meet & Greet Holland organises all kinds of social activities and meetups including walks through Leiden.

Leiden Toastmasters Club is an international organisation dedicated to improving the public speaking and leadership skills of its members.

International facebook groups for Leiden

Leiden Expats

Leiden Friends

Leiden MIX (Meetup International Xperience)

Leiden mamas

Leiden Language Exchange

Leiden International Community

Little Friends Leiden

Oegstgeest Expats and locals

Voorschoten families 


International facebook groups – by Language

Deutsch sprechende Mamas und Papas in Leiden

Españoles en Leiden

Españoles y Latinos en Leiden 

Filipinos in Leiden Netherlands

Les Francophones à Leiden

Indians in Leiden

Italiani in Leiden

Leiden Portugal

Leideni szülők 


Hobby groups

Leiden Plant Friends


Seed & seedling shuffle NL  


For international students

The Leidener


For entrepreneurs & networking

entrepreneurs' network

Small Business Connections Leiden


Facebook groups - by nationality in the Netherlands

in the Netherlands 

British in the Netherlands

British Expats in the Netherlands

Canadians in the Netherlands

兰华人群/Chinese in the Netherlands 

Japan Dutch オランダ語 Club