Our Integration Programs

Our welcome center is equipped with everything you need to make your transition to life in the Northern Netherlands. Whether you are a student, professional, or an expat spouse, we are here to welcome you and help you make the most of your time in our beautiful region.



FietsFriend is designed to assist those who don’t yet know how to cycle, who want to get to grips with the rules of the road, or who are looking to discover a new part of the city.

Let’s Talk Dutch

Let's talk Dutch is a conversation group that provide supports for international who would like to practice their Dutch.

My Local Friend

My Local Friend, which pairs internationals in Groningen who speak >A2 Dutch with locals who can help them practice their Dutch skills.

Welcome Walks

Ready to get to know your neighborhood? Our Welcome Walks cover the daily basics and the hidden gems that make your corner of the city unique!