Expat Center - Welcome to the Twente region

The Expat Center Twente is a central point for expats living and working in the Twente Region. Our mission is to promote and support international companies and highly skilled migrants, scientific researchers, EU citizens and their families. We aim to realise a fast and smooth introduction of expats and their families into the Twente region by providing comprehensive information about services and activities in the region. Our services are available to every international living in the Twente Region.


Our website is the most comprehensive website for expats living and working in Twente. It contains useful information on Formalities, HousingTaxation, Finance & InsuranceWork & Education, Social Activities and Personal & Social Needs.


Sign up for the Expat Newsletter from the Expat Center Twente and get up-to-date news about the region.


- Join our Expat Center Twente-East Netherlands Group on LinkedIn and share information about living and working in the Twente Region.


- Like us on Facebook and stay up-to-date regarding the social activities in the Twente Region.


- Get a complete list of reliable service providers in a wide variety of expat related sectors via our Partnership Program.


The Expat Center is made possible by a contribution from the European Union, within the framework of the Talent Attraction Support Services project.