How to feel at home in Amsterdam

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. 

Learn Dutch

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

Community groups

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

Hobbies and activities

Find classes and clubs with lessons and workshops available in English.

International groups and clubs

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

IN Amsterdam newsletter

Whether you're new to the Netherlands or long-established in the Amsterdam Area, sign up for fresh inspiration and news updates.

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.

Events for English-speaking residents

IN Amsterdam's seminars

IN Amsterdam hosts free events to help get you settled. Sign up for seminars on everything from finding housing to starting your own business.

Cultural events

Vondelpark Open Air Theatre
Don't speak Dutch? Check out a pre-filtered selection of cultural events with no language barrier: surtitled theatre, dance, English comedy and more.

Local community events

24H Zuidoost event in Amsterdam
Browse events suited to English-speaking residents: book presentations, comedy shows, networking events and more.

Amsterdam Weekend Guide

Find out what our I amsterdam bloggers are doing this weekend with a handpicked selection of event highlights.

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