Living in Amsterdam

I amsterdam's Living portal is the English-language hub for learning about life in the Amsterdam Area, whether you're moving to the city region, newly arrived or an established citizen. It's a place where you can look up official information for internationals, learn more about settling into life in the Amsterdam Area and read the latest news. All in all, it's a place to help you make the most of living in Amsterdam.
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  • Celebrate Thanksgiving in Amsterdam

    It doesn’t matter if you’re from the US or just fancy filling up on a delicious feast ending with pumpkin pie, we’ve picked out some of the best Thanksgiving celebrations in Amsterdam.

  • Five Dutch businesses join forces for AI push

    Five Dutch companies – Ahold Delhaize, ING, KLM, NS and Philips – have announced the launch of Kickstart AI, a collection of initiatives aiming to give impetus to tech innovation and AI-related study programmes in the Netherlands.

  • Amsterdam International Community School opens new South East campus

    The Amsterdam International Community School has opened its long-awaited new location. AICS South East is the Zuidoost campus of the Amsterdam International Community School (ages: 3 to 18), a partially subsidised school offering the IB curriculum.

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