Settling in

Make the most of your life as an Amsterdammer by learning Dutch, getting involved in the local community and by joining international groups and clubs. 

Feel at home in Amsterdam

Learn Dutch

Get help learning the local language with our guide to Dutch language courses in Amsterdam.


Make the most of life in Amsterdam by embracing Dutch culture and becoming a part of the city's community.

International groups and clubs

Joining an organisation, network or committee can help you settle into life in Amsterdam.

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Latest news

Amsterdam canals aerial view Cris Toala Olivares
News from the City of Amsterdam and IN Amsterdam on municipal issues, new developments and more.

Get inspired: delve into Amsterdam's cultural scene

Amsterdam Culture Club

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Discover new sides to the cultural scene in the Amsterdam Area and meet like-minded internationals.

Events for locals

Browse our selection of events, from food festivals to comedy shows, architecture tours and book presentations.

Monthly highlights

House Dance Forever – hip-hop and urban dance battle in Amsterdam
Get inspired by all that's going on in Amsterdam, month by month.

Cultural passes

Rembrandthuis Amsterdam Kees Hageman
Enjoy a seemingly endless buffet of films, exhibitions, theatre and more by choosing a monthly or annual cultural pass.

Read the I amsterdam Magazine

Grab a copy of I amsterdam Magazine for tips on the city’s best sights, events, bars, restaurants and lesser-known spots.

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