If you cannot read this message from Expat Center Leiden,  please click here for the online version.
Expat Center header

February 2022

Expat Center header

The first month of the year has already come and gone, and the Netherlands is slowly opening again. In this edition of our newsletter, you can read about everything from the upcoming municipal elections to new salary requirements for highly skilled migrants.

There's plenty to do this month too– travel the universe with Leiden European City of Science or take a Green Park Walk with fellow Leideners. If you’re new to the region, be sure to check out our Welcome to Leiden webinar.

Remember, you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter for more updates and recommendations.

Best Wishes,

Expat Centre Leiden Team

The vaccination 'Twijfeltelefoon' (Doubt Phone)

Do you have questions or doubts about the corona vaccine? You can call the Vaccination Twijfeltelefoon (doubt phone) to speak with an experienced medical student.
Leiden City pass

New salary requirements for highly skilled migrants

For 2022, new salary requirements have been announced for highly skilled migrants, ICT’s and European Blue Card holders.

Leiden City pass

Upcoming municipal elections

The municipal elections are coming up in March. Visit our essential voting information page to check your eligibility and read more about Dutch elections.

Leiden City pass

Corona testing and vaccination locations

There are several test and vaccination locations in the Leiden region. See our information on getting a vaccination with or without an appointment.

Leiden City pass

Seeing stars Leiden

In the year that Leiden is European City of Science, Daan Roosegaarde and UNESCO are bringing the stars back to Leiden. "Lights out, stars on!”

Leiden City pass
Leiden City pass

Raising the roof – changing your mortgage to do more with your home  

By Expat Mortgages - Housing prices are at record highs, but borrowing rates are at record lows. It might be possible to do more with the investments you already have.
Leiden City pass

10 best things to do when setting up your business  

By Blue Ninja - Setting up a business is challenging and there are a lot of elements to consider. Here is a list of the 10 best things to do when setting up your business.
Leiden City pass

Applications open for virtual Model United Nations conference  

By Webster University Leiden - The second MUNWeb conference is accepting applications for April 2022! 
Leiden City pass

Join us in celebrating 25 years of knowledge

By Blaauwberg - Join Blaauwberg in celebrating their 25th anniversary with an English masterclass featuring Leiden and seven of its sister cities, as part of Leiden 2022. 

Webinar: Welcome to Leiden

22nd February

This free event is designed to welcome internationals to the city and provide all the information needed to make a smooth start to your stay in the Netherlands.

Leiden City pass

March Meet & Mingle

3rd March

Meeting other people can be difficult – that’s why we’re organising our monthly Meet & Mingle, where you can meet other people in the Leiden region in a casual and cosy setting.

Leiden City pass

Museums open again!

From 26th January

Museums have opened their doors again! With a total of 19 museums in the Leiden region, there is always plenty more to discover– including nature, art, science, culture and more.

Leiden City pass

Travel the Universe: Leiden European City of Science 2022

6th February

Fasten your seatbelts! Take a journey through the universe to discover what we already know, and what else we can discover. This event is part of Leiden European City of Science.

Leiden City pass

Green Park Walk Leiden: Meet&Greet Holland

20th February

Meet & Greet Holland organises monthly free guided walking tours through Leiden. This way, the newcomers can get to know Leiden and other Leiden people.

Leiden City pass

Can't Get Enough?

Keep an eye on our events and activities agenda! We frequently provide tips and recommendations for things to do in the Leiden region.

Leiden City pass
 Every month we present you with a variety of interesting blogs and news articles.

Take a look at the blogs overview.
click hereto forwardthis newsletter
click hereto subscribe
click hereto unsubscribe

You have received this newsletter at:{e-mail}