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The annual Glow Festival transforms Eindhoven into a colorful wonderland of lights and visual displays. This year’s theme is Urban Skin. Guided tours in English are available. 

The Expat Spouses Initiative (ESI) is composed of a diverse team of internationals, including Andrea Agudelo and Odka Tseren, who make it their mission to help others find their professional career paths, support, and community that will allow them to truly call Brabant home. Read more

Dutch are known for a certain frugality, thriftiness, of being on the cheap side of things or even downright stingy. And depending a bit on which part of the country you look at, that quality was more or less looked upon as a virtue. Read more

The Welcome to NL Relocation App
In collaboration with the Dutch international centres we have created a new app that will help internationals who have decided to start a new career in the Netherlands. It offers insights into all practicalities international newcomers will come across when moving to the Netherlands. Read more

Photo: Jan Bijl Utrecht Marketing

For nearly 45 years, the Eindhoven Chinese School has offered Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese language lessons to students, including second-generation Chinese, Dutch, and other youths and adults. The school is also authorized to organize the Chinese language proficiency tests or HSK tests. It is part of the Heritage Language Education Network. 

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Inflation drops slightly, but energy impact is over-estimated in current stats
The Dutch annual rate of inflation fell slightly in October, when calculated according to EU methods – from 17.1% to 16.8%, national statistics agency CBS said on Monday.

Extra night train to Schiphol Airport
From December 16, public transport company Arriva will run a night train from Maastricht to Schiphol airport. Eindhoven is one of the stations where the Intercity stops.

NS cuts train timetable, blaming staff shortages, as complaints soar
Train operator NS has blamed a shortage of personnel for its decision to cut the number of services on some of its busiest routes from next week.

I love seeing the streets covered in golden leaves. The canopies of the trees changing colours. Hearing birds sing here and there, after the silence of late summer. And of course, being surprised when discovering mushrooms in a new place! Apart from some rainy days, it's been quite a warm and sunny October. Wonderful to be outside!”- Nuno

During the Expat Center's Welcome Evening, you will go on a guided walking tour of Eindhoven and meet other internationals who live in the region. Join event

Expat Spouses Initiative is hosting a Community Meetup session to connect people in the international professional community. Join event
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