Welcome to The Hague Region

'Welcome to The Hague' information mornings are hosted by the City of The Hague and ACCESS to welcome new international arrivals to The Hague, Delft, Leidschendam-Voorburg, Rijswijk and Wassenaar. 

The mornings are organised to help give you a better understanding of the city, the Dutch culture and people, and how the services of The Hague International Centre and ACCESS can make your stay more comfortable and enjoyable. It will also give you an opportunity to broaden your network of contacts and to meet other expatriates.


Welcome to The Hague Region in 2017

10 March
Registration deadline: 07 March

12 June
Registration deadline: 09 June

15 September
Registration deadline: 12 September

27 November
Registration deadline: 24 November


Time: 9:40
Location: The Hague International Centre in the Atrium of City Hall, Spui 70



 09:40 -09:50 


 Arrival/coffee The Hague International Centre

 09:50 - 10:00


 Welcome by ACCESS on behalf of ACCESS and City of The Hague

 10:00 - 10:20


 Living in the Netherlands: who are the Dutch?

 10:20 - 10:30


 Introduction to TheHague.com

 10:30 - 10:40


 Introduction to ACCESS website: what ACCESS can do for  internationals

 10:40 - 10:50


 Audio-visual presentation 'The Hague Impressions'

 11:00 - 11:30


 Visit to The Hague public library

 11:30 - 12:30


 Guided walk through The Hague historic centre

 12:30 - 12:45


 Coffee, Hague treat, Haagse Kakker & networking


Children are welcome although no special children's programme will be organised.



The information morning is free however registration is required.
To register, please go to: http://register.access-nl.org.




"Thanks for your welcome. The people were very nice, and this day was a very important introduction to beginning your life and your career here. I recommend this opportunity to anybody who needs it." - Giuseppe Randisi, Italy


"It was really very informative and now I know where to go for my queries. I feel more comfortable living in this city now, knowing that I have ACCESS as a resource for information." - Aarti Chavan, India


"Today’s expat’s introductory was fantastic. It was full of important facts covering areas of history to present day requirements for our daily lives." - Stephen Caruana, Australia


"I was amazed how much I learned in terms of the history of The Hague. The tour to The Hague city centre was very good and interesting. I’d definitely recommend it to all new residents!" - Willieth Mussa, Tanzania


"As always Dutch hospitality is so nice. The new website looks terrific!" - Aulle, France


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