Thinking about staying longer in The Hague? Having trouble finding a job because you do not know Dutch? To help new international residents better participate and integrate into Dutch society, the Municipality of The Hague has started the free SamenHaags pilot programme. This may especially be of interest to spouses or international students who want to stay in The Hague.

Would you like to…

  • …improve your Dutch?
  • …meet other people?
  • …gain Dutch working experience through community work?
  • …get to know the city and The Hague society?


  • 1 schoolyear (between 6 and 12 months).
  • 3 times a week Dutch language classes (each 3 ½ hours).
  • 80 times community work in a Dutch environment.
  • 1 Haagse Makker (buddy).

For whom?

  • You are registered as a resident of The Hague.
  • You are available 5 half days or 3 full days per week.
  • You are available between 6 and 12 months.
  • Your language level is not above A2.
  • You are motivated to invest in your future in The Hague.


SamenHaags is free!

Where and when?

‘t Haagse Huis
Helpdesk; Monday till Friday from 12:00 – 14:00 hours.
's-Gravenzandelaan 185, 2512 JL, The Hague.

Want to learn more or apply?

Visit the SamenHaags website, send an email to or call (070) 353 75 00 (choose option 2).