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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 (only for questions about application & admission, for other questions, please use this number +31 70 426 0460)

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. Take the A13 direction The Hague
  2. At the Junction Prins Clausplein, follow the signs The Hague (A12)/Scheveningen
  3. At the end of the motorway, turn left direction Scheveningen-Zeehaven
  4. At the end of this road follow direction Westeinde
  5. Turn left at traffic lights and then take third road right: Zeestraat
  6. Take the first street immediately left, this is the Kortenaerkade
  7. 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