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Working in the Netherlands

A small country that dreamed big: the Netherlands lays claim to countless business successes. It’s home to major multinationals, cutting-edge startups and a culture that welcomes innovation and collaboration.

Workplace culture

Workplace culture

Companies in the Netherlands are known for their open, collaborative culture. English is widely spoken and employees are protected by solid social security policies. Become part of the Dutch talent pool.

Academic careers
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Academic careers

Some of the world’s best universities and academic institutes are here, and they rely on new ways of thinking from international talent. Learn about the opportunities for PhD students and researchers. The next big innovation could start with you.


Starting a business in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is home to an extensive network of business newcomers and innovators. Local and international companies of all sizes have found success and support in the country’s vibrant and welcoming startup scene. The Dutch tech sector, in particular, is well recognised within Europe and beyond.

Get inspired by their experiences

Where do we start when there are so many examples of international success? Be inspired by the people and the companies that put the Netherlands on the map as a centre of business innovation.  

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