Coming to Delft Service & Partner Career Advice

TU Delft’s Coming to Delft Service & Partner Career Advice addresses the needs of newly appointed international employees and their accompanying partners and families. We can also assist you if you are still undergoing the application procedure at TU Delft.

Relocating to take up a new position in a new city or country can involve various challenges for you, your partner and your family, for example advancing your partner’s career, arranging housing, school and nursery, joining the health system, dealing with formalities and finding social activities to participate in.

The relevant information provided on our website Welcome to TU Delft’s support site for international employees is the starting point of our service. Please visit it.

If you will be taking up a position as tenure tracker, assistant professor, associate professor or full professor, TU Delft will help you and your family to address these challenges and to find a working solution that combines your new position with your family situation and individual support requirements. Please find out what you can expect from Coming to Delft Service & Partner Career Advice:

Prospective & international tenure trackers, assistant- associate- or full professors

 

What to expect

Visa

Depending on your nationality you might need a visa to enter the Netherlands. After you have been appointed to start working at TU Delft, your visa procedures can be started.

Please follow the guidelines listed on this page.

Housing

Visit the housing site, where you will find an overview of the Dutch accommodation system, including estate agents and rental listing websites covering the Delft area. Depending on your situation and wishes, we can put you in touch with estate agents who can help you to find suitable long- or short-stay accommodation.

Advice about schools/

childcare centres

Visit the school and childcare site, where you will find an overview of the Dutch school and childcare system. We can advise you about the Dutch school and childcare system and can provide you with an overview of local and international schools and childcare options in Delft.

Partner Career Advice

Visit the Partner Career Advice site, where you will find information about the Dutch labour market. Employees’ partners are also eligible to receive personalised information to help them orient themselves to the Dutch employment market, and they can request assistance in preparing for their job search.

After your arrival in the Netherlands your partner can participate in Partner Career Advice workshops provided at TU Delft.

Prospective & international PhD candidates, postdocs and guests

 

What to expect

Visa

Depending on your nationality you might need a visa to enter the Netherlands. After you have been appointed to start working at TU Delft, your visa procedures can be started.

Please follow the guidelines listed on this page.

Housing

Visit the housing site, where you will find an overview of the Dutch accommodation system, including estate agents and rental listing websites covering the Delft area. You are free to contact any estate agent or rental agency of your choice. TU Delft does not have any special arrangements with any of the mentioned providers and TU Delft employees do not receive priority.

Individuals (and accompanying partners) who are coming to TU Delft can request short-stay accommodation; please read the procedure to enrol here. This type of accommodation is not available for families with children.

Advice about schools /

childcare centres

Visit the school and childcare site, where you will find an overview of the Dutch school and childcare system. You are free to contact any school or childcare centre of your choice. TU Delft does not have any special arrangements with any of the mentioned providers and TU Delft employees do not receive priority.

Partner Career Advice

Visit the Partner Career Advice site, where you will find information about the Dutch labour market.

After your arrival in the Netherlands, your partner can participate in Partner Career Advice workshops provided at TU Delft.


Please note: Coming to Delft Service & Partner Career Advice focusses on providing assistance with and advice on the matters listed above. TU Delft cannot guarantee to find you accommodation, a school/childcare centre or employment for your partner. We will of course do our best to assist you, but it remains your responsibility to secure these things. 



Please get in touch with the Coming to Delft Services & Partner Career Advice, so we can help to make your transition to Delft as comfortable as possible for you and your family.


For questions and comments regarding Coming to Delft Service & Partner Career Advice contact:

Support for international employees website