Keeping safe in Amsterdam

Amsterdam prides itself on being a safe city, but remember to take extra precautions when you’re out and about. Always lock your bicycle, only carry small amounts of cash, don’t leave drinks unattended and remain alert to pickpockets. Your university years are meant to be enjoyed, so take a look at these tips and tricks to keep yourself safe.

One of the safest cities in the world

Amsterdam is ranked sixth in the world and second in Europe when it comes to safety. Check out the Safe Cities Index Report 2017 and see more of Amsterdam's impressive rankings here

Important contacts

Emergency services (police, ambulance and fire) 112
Police stations (for theft and other queries) +31 343 578 844
Tourist medical services +31 (0)20 427 5011