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
Films, exhibitions & breathtaking views
The EYE Film Museum is definitely not your everyday cinema! Housed in one of the city's most iconic buildings, the EYE offers exhibitions, a café/restaurant and a terrace with a spectacular view of the IJ river.Explore the EYE
Amsterdam folk fest
The Jordaan Festival celebrates the neighbourhood's colourful history. The programme is always lively, featuring drum bands, children's games, opera, cabaret, live music and mass - Dutch - singalongs.4-6 Sept, Jordaan
Free two-month cultural pass
Discover the best events, artists and performance spaces in Amsterdam with a free trial We Are Public pass.Sign up today!
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.