The Netherlands is a tolerant nation in which all the major religions are represented.

Every individual has the right to change his or her religion and is free to practise his or her religion or conviction. In this country, about 24% practise the Roman Catholic religion, 16% Protestantism and 5% is Muslim. Of the Dutch people, 6% has another conviction and 49% claims to practise no religion or to have no conviction. In the western part of the Twente region people are mostly protestant whilst in the eastern part of the region, people are mostly Roman Catholic.

In every main city you will find churches, mosques and synagoges with their own services. On some days these services are held in English to serve the international community in Twente.