Everything about living in Amsterdam, with official information for expats on permits, registration, visas, the 30% tax ruling and news from the City of Amsterdam and Expatcenter.
Living in Amsterdam
There's loads to see and do at SAIL, one of the biggest attractions in Amsterdam, which cruises into the city every five years with an entire flotilla of tall ships.Various locations along the River IJ, 19-23 August
Sand Sculpture Festival
Head on over to Amsterdam Beach to marvel at sandy works of art as the seaside town of Zandvoort aan Zee plays host to the European Championships of Sand Sculpting.Zandvoort, 15-21 August
On Saturday evenings throughout summer, visitors of the Artis Royal Zoo can learn what the animals get up to after hours.Artis Royal Zoo, every Saturday in August
News for locals
The Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences will open an Amsterdam campus in September 2015, offering an IBA in Entrepreneurship and SME Management.
On Wednesday 18 March 2015, elections for the States-Provincial (Provinciale Staten) and the water authorities (waterschappen) take place in the Netherlands.
The City of Amsterdam, knowledge institutions and the trade and industry sector are keen to dramatically boost the opportunities for rapidly-growing start-up companies. As such, Alderperson for Economic Affairs Kajsa Ollongren (D66) will collaborate with these parties on a new action programme entitled StartupAmsterdam.