This program supports motivated people like you achieve academic, professional and resettlement goals here in the Netherlands.

We help you find and start the right path that sets you up for success. Whether it is helping you find a new university subject, continuing the career you had in your home country, or starting a new one here in the Netherlands and Europe.

We invite you to join the EAN mentorship program!

As newcomers and expats, ourselves, we understand the power that guidance can have to make positive changes happen. Our volunteer mentors we will help you plan to realise your goals.

Note. Mentors are not English teachers but can connect you to language programs if you need.

How Does It Work?
Who are the mentors?
Mentors are active members of Dutch society living in the Netherlands. They are volunteers either working, studying or living here.
What do mentors do?
Mentors are here to support you resettle here in the Netherlands. They help connect you to services and open a door to the Dutch culture. Mentors can support you with finding a degree to study or help with job applications.
Apply now!
We encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. We have volunteer mentors ready and willing to assist you with your goals!
Checking your application
When we receive your application, it may take several weeks to process and match you with your ideal mentor. We try to match people based on your location and goals.
Once we find a suitable match, we will schedule a group matching event. If you prefer to meet your mentor independently, we can facilitate that as well. Just let us know what you prefer!
Meeting your mentor
Don’t worry, you don’t have to travel every time to see you, mentor. Mentors are able to connect with you via email, phone calls and internet-based messaging apps!


Apply for a Mentor

Simply submit your contact information below and your motivation statement (500 words). Once we have your request, we will contact you to schedule an intake. The intake takes about one hour. Based on this intake, we will be able to decide if you are a good fit for this program and assign you a mentor. 

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