Student work agencies

University student working for agency in Amsterdam

For general conditions of working in Holland as a foreigner, as well as general job agencies in Amsterdam for foreigners, see our Employment section. This page is focused on student employment.

Permits and allowed work of students in Amsterdam

Foreign students from outside the EU can either work 10 hours a week during the academic year or choose to work fulltime during summer. Before starting work they have to apply for a work permit, EU students do not need this work permit.

Key words for finding a student job in Amsterdam

There are job agencies in Amsterdam that deal specifically with student jobs, meaning jobs with flexible hours, part-time jobs, internships etc. The word for a job agency in Dutch is Uitzendbureau, so when you notice an office while passing by you might want to step in and register. Baan means job and medewerker is an employee.

University of Amsterdam job service

Some universities, such as the Universiteit van Amsterdam, have their own job service for foreign students:
UvA Job Service

Offices of student job agencies in Amsterdam:

StudiJob uitzendbureau:
Address: Sarphatistraat 131 A, 1018 GD Amsterdam
Tel.: 0031205353460
Fax: 0031205353470
Website:, email:

Buro de Werkstudent
Address: Leidsegracht 110-112, 1016 CT Amsterdam
Tel.: 0031206228555
Fax: 003120623 2367
Website:, email:

ASA Studenten Uitzendbureau
Vestiging Amsterdam (Amsterdam office)
Address: Singel 432, 1017 AV Amsterdam
Tel.: 0031206228444
Fax: 0031206251559

Vestiging Amstelveen (Amstelveen office)
Address: Uilenstede 108a, 1183 AM Amstelveen
Tel.: 0031206453656
Fax: 0031206478471
General website:

Gong Reflections
Donker Curtiusstraat 7-409A
1051 JL Amsterdam
and this is their most easy webadress:

SUSA Studenten Uitzendbureau
Address: Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 103, 1012 RG Amsterdam
Tel.: 0031205310800

Students for Students Amsterdam
Address: Ceintuurbaan 316, 1072 GM Amsterdam
Tel.: 0031204125020
Fax: 0031206186342
Email:, website: , they also have an English-language website

Address: Lauriergracht 17, 1016 RE Amsterdam
Tel: 0031207724606
Fax: 0031207724609
Website: (go to Uitzendbureau > studentenbaan), email:

Web sites dedicated to student jobs, mainly in Dutch though: (look under the category werk) (go to Ik zoek werk – I am looking for a job)
(many of these sites offer jobs for speakers of English, German and other languages.)