Rotterdam Expat Centre is now Rotterdam International Center. We have moved into a new office in the Groot Handelsgebouw read more

Expat and new to the city of Rotterdam? Looking to connect with fellow expats, families and local communities? Join our online Expat Café, which takes place every last Thursday of the month.

During the monthly Expat Café get-togethers, the Rotterdam Expat Centre and Rotterdam Venture Café together with partners within the city would like to help you make valuable connections and to feel at home in your new city. We will tell you more about the city and activities you and your family may be interested in.


16.55 – 17.00 (Digital) walk in

Participate digitally via this Zoom link.

Participate live by coming to:
Groot Handelsgebouw
Stationsplein 45 – take the elevator to the 4th floor

You can pre-register via: Venture Café Link

17.00 -17.15 Start plenary session
During this hybrid event the Rotterdam Expat Centre will share the latest details on how to enjoy the city to the fullest extent, this autumn season. We will give you some insights where to find interesting communities for you to join and we hope you will make some valuable connections, either online, or live during the event itself.

17.15 – 18.00 Workshop on labour law by Pallas Advocaten
Are you currently looking for a job or have you just started working in The Netherlands and not sure what your labour rights are? Then don’t miss this workshop about Dutch labour law hosted by Pallas Advocaten.

During the workshop the following topics will be discussed:

  • Rights of employee
  • Type of contracts
  • Trial Period
  • Termination / Dismissal
  • Remote work during Covid-19

At the end there will be a Q&A

18.00 Live networking at Venture Café

Pre-register via Venture Café Link
You may also join without registration to:

Groot Handelsgebouw
Stationsplein 45 – take the elevator to the 4th floor

Make sure to bring your valid Covid QR code!