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Working in the Netherlands - rules and regulations

This information session deals with the cultural and legal aspects of working in the Netherlands as a non-EU student/graduate. If you are a non-EU student/graduate and you are thinking about (starting) your career in the Netherlands during your studies or after graduation, you might have a lot of questions about the official rules and regulations. Or about the habits and do’s and don’ts in the Dutch working environment. During this information session we will provide you with the most important information regarding the legal aspects for non-EU students/graduates and the specific cultural challenges of working in the Netherlands.

Who can participate?

Non-EU students of the Leiden University and alumni within the first year after graduation. 


This event will be held in The Hague on 1 February 2019


The following speakers will give a presentation. Afterwards, there will be a Q&A to ask all speakers advice on your individual situation.

Q.Y.Fan– International Student Adviser
Leiden University
Rules and regulations for jobs and internships during study or search year.

Eline van Deijck – Everaert immigration lawyers
The options after your search year, such as the start-up regulation.

Letitia Tudor- Holland AmbassaderNuffic
Letitia will explain how to find a job when you from abroad Career in The Netherlands

Elena Sorkina –Alumnus
Sharing her personal experience and insights from her Master thesis on ‘Disorientation year?’

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