Culture & Language

An important part of settling into your new life is getting familiar with the local culture and language. We are here to help you out. We have some fun webinars in store for you in which you will learn more about the Dutch culture, people and language! And don’t forget to check out the section about Utrecht Region’s culture and leisure suggestions. Have fun!

Social Dutch Webinar

Do you want to learn the Dutch language? Join this free webinar by Radboud & Wageningen in’to Languages and learn about the importance of the Dutch language and its richness and beauty. You will learn some introductory Dutch words and be provided with information about the different Dutch course possibilities.

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Feel At Home Webinar

Are you new to the Netherlands? The Expat Management Group is here to help you out with some practical and cultural information about living in the Netherlands. Join their free webinar and get some useful tips to find your way in a new country with an unfamiliar culture and language.

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Deciphering The Dutch Webinar

Who are the Dutch? What are typical Dutch norms and values? And what can you expect from your neighbours, colleagues and other Dutch people that you will meet? Get a light-hearted, informative introduction about Dutch people and their mentality during this free webinar by ACCESS.

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General information

Dive into the local life in this section about Utrecht Region’s. Here, you will find tips and tricks for building a social life, information about the Dutch culture and Dutch people’s habits and other useful suggestions on culture and leisure in Utrecht Region.

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Meet people

Meet new people on a virtual tropical island or by a cosy campfire in a virtual forest! You can walk around freely in a 3D world, talk to people with your webcam as your head and have fun. It may sound silly but it is a lot of fun. And it is a perfect informal and virtual way to connect with people - give it a try! Come back later: the island and forest will be available between 15 and 19 February.You don’t need to register.

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In need of help?

Do you have any questions? The International Welcome Centre is always happy to help. We offer a range of free services to help you settle in and ease into your new life. Learn more about how we can assist you or visit us for personal advice.

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