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Contact & directions

Visiting address

Kortenaerkade 12
2518 AX The Hague
The Netherlands

Telephone +31 70 426 0460
Fax: +31 70 426 0799

Postal and email contact

For general mail, please send to:

(Addressee's name)
International Institute of Social Studies
P.O. Box 29776
2502 LT The Hague
The Netherlands

For student related mail, please send to:

Admission Office
International Institute of Social Studies
P.O. Box 29776
2502 LT The Hague
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 704260522 

Info on teaching programmes and all prospective student related matters


Info for alumni


Info for the media

vandervliet@smc.eur.nl  nijhof@smc.eur.nl

General info (non-study related)


For questions regarding the ISS website webupdate@remove-this.iss.nl

Contact individual staff members

ISS academic staff

ISS support staff

Opening hours

   Jan-June & Sept-Dec July & August
Monday-Friday 07:00-22:00 07:00-21:00
Saturday 09:00-22:00 10:00-17:00
Sunday 10:00-16:00 Closed

How to get to ISS

Public transport

From Central Station (CS): Bus 22 and 24 Stop: Mauritskade

From Hollands Spoor (HS): Tram 1 Stop: Mauritskade

Walking distance to ISS from Central Station is approximately 30 minutes.

By car

  1. Follow Den Haag on the A12 until the traffic lights
  2. Turn left on to Zuid Hollandlaan
  3. Turn left on to Koningskade and immediately right on to Korte Voorhout
  4. After 300 meter, turn right on to Lange Voorhout
  5. After 150 meter, turn left to continue on Lange Voorhout
  6. Turn the next right on to Parkstraat
  7. At the end of the street, turn left on to Mauritskade
  8. Take the next right on to Zeestraat and immediately left on to Kortenaerkade
  9. The ISS is the first building on your right

NB: There is paid parking only in the vicinity of ISS during these hours: Monday-Saturday 09:00-24:00 and Sunday 13:00-24:00

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