Expat Center Twente

We offer information and guidance to make you feel at home in The Netherlands

Guide to settling in Twente

Living abroad is not as easy as it sounds but it is most definitely exciting and challenging in the beginning. The Expat Center Twente can help you to adapt and embrace the new life in Twente with ease. We give support to expatriates to adapt in their new environment by providing tips and advice, we also aid international companies with highly skilled migrants and scientific researches during the relocation process.

We provide a wide range of expat services such as:

Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst – IND

We work closely with the Immigratie-en Naturalisatiedienst (IND) and every Monday, we are available at Stadskantoor in Enschede to assist you. The Expat Center Twente is a joint initiative of the World Trade Center Twente, we are supported by the municipalities of Almelo, Borne, Enschede, Hengelo and Oldenzaal. Along with these municipalities, we are supported by the Techniekpact Twente and the Ontwikkelagenda Twente.

Expat Meet and Greet Event

Every first Tuesday of the month from 5.30 pm until 7.30 pm, we have our monthly “Expat Meet and Greet” and it is a great opportunity to make new friends from different countries, exchange experiences and build your network. Don’t forget, the first drink is always on us!

Venue : Cafe & Bar Celona Enschede, Oude Markt 8, 7511 GA Enschede\

Time : Every first Tuesday of the month, from 17.30h – 19.30h 


Expat Center Twente

(Within the World Trade Centre Twente office)

Industrieplein 2 7553 LL Hengelo

T : +31 (0)74 2503325
E : info@expatcentertwente.com

We kindly ask you to visit Expat Center Twente’s website for more information.