Amsterdam is a great place to live. Whether you’re a born-and-bred Amsterdammer or a fledgling expat, there is often a great sense of pride associated with living in Amsterdam and a deep appreciation of the quality of life on offer. Learn more about the benefits of living in this city and get practical information about housing, employment and much more.


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, newl...

Living in the Amsterdam Area

The Amsterdam Area includes a stretch of the North Sea Coast, newly formed cities like Almere and Lelystad and the harbourside villages north of Amste...


If you're living in the wider Amsterdam area, then this list of essential resources for living, working and playing in the region should help you feel...

Look for housing

Read up on renting, buying property, mortgages and housing rights to help with finding your new home in the Amsterdam Area.

Moving to Amsterdam

Get set for a new start in Amsterdam: read on for relocation tips and find out about employment, housing, international schools and more.