Q&A: Work

How do I find a part-time job?
Finding a job in Amsterdam is not a difficult task. There are different platforms where you can find offers for jobs in the Dutch capital, such as:

  • I am expat
  • Facebook pages such as: Multilingual jobs in Amsterdam.

Is there a minimum wage in the Netherlands?
Yes. Click here to see to which minimum wage you are entitled by law.

Do I need a work permit?
Expats from within the EU, the EEA (the EU plus Iceland, Lichtenstein and Norway) or Switzerland do not need a work or residence permit for the Netherlands.

Is it possible to combine studying and working?
There are many first year and elder year students who have been able to combine their academic year with a job in Amsterdam. We believe that if you are able to organize your time in an efficient way, combining the European Studies Bachelor with a job should not be too much of a struggle.