Hot jobs and industries in the Amsterdam Area

With so many programmes to choose from, deciding what to study can be seem overwhelming. To help guide your decision, consider these industries that are on the rise in the Amsterdam Area.

Growth industries in the Amsterdam Area

The Dutch economy ranks in the top 20 largest in the world. Its top industries continue to grow, and the Amsterdam Area has a strong reputation for innovation and creativity. 

Amsterdam’s creative sector attracts top professionals from all over the world, and is continuing to expand year on year. Read more about the city’s world class creative talent in industries like advertising, gaming and design. 

Qualifications in data sciences, tech, commerce, finance, life sciences, business, manufacturing, media communications, education and hospitality are particularly sought after in Amsterdam. On average, graduates in the fields of engineering, health and nature stay in the Netherlands more frequently and for longer periods than their peers, as the job market in these sectors is more favourable than in others.

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Industries that are thriving in Amsterdam

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Tech industry in Amsterdam

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Creative industry in Amsterdam

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Life sciences and health industry in Amsterdam

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FinTech in Amsterdam

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Aerospace industry in Amsterdam

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Gaming industry in Amsterdam

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Logistics industry in Amsterdam

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Amsterdam Impact

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Fashion industry in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a bona fide fashion hub and the scene here goes far beyond well-dressed locals and hip boutiques. More than 100 fashion houses are shapin...
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Hotel industry in Amsterdam

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