Expat Guide to Living in Leiden
Whether you're already living in Leiden or preparing to move to Leiden, our Expat Guide to Living in Netherlands offers articles and reports submitted by expats about expat life in Leiden. For answers to specific questions, visit our Netherlands Forum to talk with expats in Leiden.
Culture Shock Report
Culture shock is part of the settling in process. Knowing the different phases of culture shock and how other expats in Leiden handle it can be very comforting. Help others preparing to move to Leiden by filling out our Culture Shock Report.
Submit a Culture Shock Report
Submit a Living Overseas Report
More Living in Leiden Reports
What are people's priorities in Leiden - work? family? socializing? What are the best ways to meet other expats? Are people accepting of racial, cultural and religious differences? Below are some of the responses from expats in Leiden:
Moving Overseas Report
What should you take with you when you move to Leiden? What should you leave behind? What type of housing and neighborhoods are typical for expats in Leiden? Help others moving to Leiden by filling out our Moving Overseas Report.
Submit a Moving Overseas Report
International School Report
Parents are invited to answer questions about the schools that their kids attend (Pre-K through High School) in hopes of helping others moving to Leiden with the school selection process. If you have expat children who attend school in Leiden, take a few minutes to submit a School Review.
Submit an International School Review
Dream vs. Reality Report
Most expats have have "dreams" (and fears) about the expatriate experience before they moved to Leiden. If you are already living in Leiden, share how those "dreams" have been fulfilled, and how they have not by filling out our Dream vs. Reality Report.
Submit a Dream vs. Reality Report
Overseas Retirement Report
Retiring abroad can be a great option for retirees seeking their dream lifestyle at an affordable price. Help other retirees, who are thinking about retiring in Leiden by filling out our Overseas Retirement report.
Submit a Retire Abroad Report
Submit a Having a Baby Abroad Report
Having a Baby in Leiden Reports
How did expats choose their doctors, midwives, hospitals? What is childbirth like in Leiden? Below are some of the reports from expats in Leiden:
Working Abroad Report
What's it like to find a job in Leiden? How difficult was it to obtain a work permit? What types are jobs are typical for expats in Leiden? Help others following in your footsteps by filling out our Working Abroad Report.
Submit a Working Abroad Report