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International community in The Hague

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Over 10% of the 500.000 people living in The Hague are expats. They easily mix with the (mostly bilingual) Dutch locals and the multicultural population. This city is home to 180 nationalities. Many of these people have a diplomatic background, since The Hague houses the Embassies that want to be close by the Dutch Parliament and Royal Court. The Hague offers you and your family 11 international schools, a community of 3.750 international students and a safe and open society. As your help and advisor, the The Hague International Centre will guide you through the paperwork. Just feel at home.

The Hague International Centre

The Hague International Centre is the point of contact for international staff of organisations and companies in The Hague, Delft, Leidschendam-Voorburg and Rijswijk. The centre works in close collaboration with the municipalities and is located in the Atrium of The Hague City Hall.

The Hague International centre

Join the Clubs

Most expats like to join the Dutch in leisure and culture. Some however like to meet their fellow countrymen in one of the numerous international clubs, pubs or gatherings. Browse through the Expat Service page to find out more about expat organizations in The Hague. On, the city’s municipal English language website, you find up to date information on a number of aspects related to living in The Hague.

International Community Platform

International Community Platform (ICP) is there to improve the working & living environment for the international employees and families in South Holland and thereby the investment climate for employers themselves. ICP often organises events that are open to talent that work or look or employement in The Hague.

ICP was founded in the context of the international ambitions of the Greater The Hague whereby the top 20 international employers realised that by joining forces they can achieve more in finding solutions to the challenges they have in common.

Yearly events for expats

Yearly the city host the Feel at Home Community Fair
Also in 2016 was the first IamExpat Fair The Hague

Anesh Kisoen
International Business Advisor