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Brainport for you

Whether you are studying, working or having a company here, Brainport Eindhoven offers limitless opportunities for growth. Your success depends on the way you overcome your challenges. Please contact Brainport if you need any support. We will help you gain more knowledge and new perspectives or we will just answer your questions.

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Attention for Spouses

Today over 40,000 internationals live and work in Brainport Eindhoven. That is why Brainport Eindhoven pays a lot of attention to making sure the region is attractive to international talents and their spouses. 

Besides working on excellent facilities and an attractive environment, extra attention is paid to spouses as it is important that the entire family feels at home in the region. That is why Brainport offers several initiatives that are aimed at helping spouses integrate, find a job, get to know the region and connect with like-minded people.

Getting to know people is easy  

Expat Spouse Initiative for instance offers spouses a (business) network in order to help them find a job among others via their "Women for Women" career mentoring program.

Moreover, you can find a wide range of social & network clubs and Eindhoven University of Technology has a sports program especially for spouses. Holland Expat Center South for instance offers an overview of all English vacancies in the region on its website. Finally doing voluntary work can help you build a network and meet new people. On the website of ‘Eindhoven Doet’ you can find an overview of voluntary positions. 

“I’ve got more acquaintances here than I had in Amsterdam or in Stockholm. I now know people from India, China, Belgium, Spain, Greece… I think it is great that my son grows up in such an international city. I now realise that people who live in the city are more important than beautiful architecture.”  

Van Tran Minh from Hanoi in Vietnam, lived in Stockholm and Amsterdam before and now lives in Eindhoven  (Source: Eindhovens Dagblad )