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Studying in Amsterdam
Amsterdam has two research universities and several schools of higher professional education offering programmes from Dentistry to Arts and Design. Follow our guide to student life in Amsterdam dealing with the fields of study and admissions requirements to Universities, student organizations, grants and scholarships, student hotspots and, most importantly, finding a place to live and employment in this cosmopolitan city.
Getting work in Amsterdam
To find a job in Amsterdam might be a difficult task, especially for a non-Dutch speaker. Now there are several agencies intermediating jobs for the international companies, where knowledge of Dutch language is not required. Learn here what you need before you apply for a job and see some job vacancies.
Creative writing workshop
This spring join one of wordsinhere’s two 10-week creative writing courses. Not keen to commit to 10 weeks? Try our 1-day workshops in performance, poetry, short story, screenwriting, and writing for young adults. Free Open Days will be held at The English Bookshop on 2 and 16 February (3-5pm) where you can meet the teachers, get more information and register. Or check out the course descriptions at www.wordsinhere.com and register electronically via email: firstname.lastname@example.org! Registration closes 24 February.
Dutch is the national language of Holland, in addition is the mother tongue of
well over 21 million Dutch people and Flemish people (Dutch- speaking nationals
of Belgium). There are many online courses and schools for learning Dutch, some held by University of Amsterdam.
Enjoying art and culture in the Jordaan
The Jordaan is compared to the rest of the town an oasis of peace with a labyrinth of narrow streets and little canals, nice for strolling around courtyards, art studios, and monumental buildings with stone tablets, old-fashioned ‘brown’ pubs, boutiques, markets or galleries. It used to be a ghetto with many artisans and small shopkeepers. Most of these people left for other districts and cities like Almere and Purmerend where they could rent bigger and modern houses. After a large renovation the Jordaan was discovered by a new generation occupants: artists, students, and young entrepreneurs.
Are you the curious type and you really feel like having a Dutch dinner with a real Amsterdam beer, reserve a place at the table!
Public Library Amsterdam
Openbare bibliothek Amsterdam
(OBA) ie Public library
is a good place to spend 30 minutes online
(Free Internet for everybody) also for reading news
papers or take some serious studies. The central library is located on
Oosterdokskade 143, which is east of Central Station.
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