Our Expat Center Twente is always available to provide assistance to both international employees as well as companies. Expat Center works together with Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst (IND) and we assist you by being physically present in the Stadskantoor, Enschede every Monday.
WTC Twente focuses on the exchange of knowledge and technology and boost economic activities in the region. Our service area covers Twente region as well as the surrouding areas to the Dutch-German border such as Achterhoek area, Münster and Osnabrück in Germany.
The WTC Twente in Hengelo is part of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA). WTCA has over 300 establishments in almost 100 countries with the objective of promoting trade globally and creating one business netowrk. There are over 750,000 companies and institutions connected to the WTC organisation worldwide.
Renowed innovative companies such as Thales, Akzo Nobel, Ten Cate, Siemens, Eaton, Urenco, PANalytical, Demcon, Power-Packer, Grolsch, Apollo Vredestein and Stork are still the driving force behind the growth of economic activities. Nevertheless, these corporations as well as many other small and medium-sized businesses are often originated from the University of Twente and they focus on the high-quality capital and knowledge intensive activities nowadays.