News and events

  • This is Eindhoven Visitor Guide

    Eindhoven is the design capital of the Netherlands. Discover the best things to see and do at the Official Eindhoven Visitor Guide; exciting districts and a range of activities to help you enjoy your visit to Eindhoven.

  • Eindhoven News

    Eindhoven News aims to connect international people living in Eindhoven to Eindhoven’s people, organisations and society by providing daily news updates. This connection enables internationals to take part in Eindhoven’s society and to feel at home.

  • Eindhoven Sport

    Exercise is good, but above all great fun. All of Eindhoven should know that. From young to old, active or recreational athletes, in a club or individually and from amateur to top athletes. We call that sports for life. The place to discover everything for that is Eindhoven Sport. There you will find everything you are looking for. Eindhoven Sport is the start of a day, a season or even a whole life full of sports. 

  • Corona portal

    COVID-19 portal Brabant, for the non-Dutch-speaking community in Noord-Brabant. News, Community, Tips & Tricks, Support.

Holland Expat Center South

Holland Expat Center South is a one-stop shop for expats living and working in the Noord-Brabant province. Their mission is to promote and support international companies, highly skilled migrants, scientific researchers, and EU citizens by offering a fast and easy procedure for formalities and providing information about the region. At Holland Expat Center South, internationals can obtain information, and arrange the formal procedures regarding settlement in the Netherlands, including the municipal basic administration and residence documents. This applies to internationals living and/or working in one of the participating municipalities.

The Expat Center also provides regional information and organizes events for the international community. These services are available free of charge, to every international living in the region. Holland Expat Center South is a joint initiative of the participating municipalities, the Immigration and Naturalisation Services (IND), and the province of Noord-Brabant.

Holland Expat Center South is your starting point for information about settling in here. If you ever have any questions, please feel free to get in touch with us. We are here to help. You are invited to contact the welcome desk with any questions you may have about settling into the province of Noord-Brabant. Hollandexpatcenter is the most comprehensive website for internationals living and working here.

Work or study

  • Brabant Talents

    Are you thinking about working or studying in the high-tech hotspot of the Netherlands? Read the stories of international students in the Netherlands and find information about universities, the Expat Center and job opportunities, all on BrabantTalents.com.

  • Dutch Educational System

    Schools in the Netherlands offer high-quality education. Children attend school from 5 to 16 years of age. Holland Expat Center South can give you more information about the educational system.

  • Studying in Eindhoven

    Eindhoven has a vibrant and international student scene. An unconventional student town with a strong focus on high-tech innovation and conceptual design. Ten reasons why choosing Eindhoven could be your best decision ever.

  • Huurteam Eindhoven

    If you're a student renting a room, studio, apartment, or house in Eindhoven and are experiencing problems with your home, landlord or rental price, Huurteam Eindhoven can help you find an appropriate answer to your question.

Brainport

We are the leading innovative high-tech region in Europe. Brainport Eindhoven supports municipalities, businesses and education with innovation in the Zuidoost Brabant region. Brainport is the high-tech engine of the Netherlands where business, government, research and education work together to accelerate growth: economically, socially and individually. High-tech and design go hand in hand with top-quality manufacturing and entrepreneurship helping to make society safer, healthier and more sustainable.

Migration

  • Integration

    If you are required to integrate (Dutch: inburgeren), DUO will send you a letter telling you the date on which you have to start your civic integration. From that date, you have three years to complete your civic integration. This is called the integration period.

  • Migrants from the EU

    If you are from a European Union country and you wish to work and live in the Netherlands, the brochure New in the Netherlands (in various languages) will give you a brief description of all the necessary steps you must take after your arrival. From registering with the municipality where you live, your rights and obligations as an employee or self-employed person, to the rules and customs of living in the Netherlands.

  • Refugees

    When you are new to the Netherlands, many things are unknown and complex. As long as you have not mastered the Dutch language, it is difficult to find the right information. But in the meantime there are all kinds of important affairs to be settled. Vluchtelingenwerk provides relevant information for refugees (in Dutch: vluchtelingen) in your own language.