On this page you find all that you need to know if you are a Young Professional and want to move to Almere. Almere is the youngest city of The Netherlands and is very attractive for talents as yourself. Housing is relatively cheap compared to downtown Amsterdam, there are many employment opportunities and plenty things to do outside office hours.

Almere Stad

Housing

Are you looking for suitable housing? Almere has six urban districts and a wide offering of housing. You find different kinds of houses; terraced houses, studios, condos and villas. Rent is between € 700,- and € 2.500 per month. On Funda you can find an overview of the houses that are currently for rent. There are also possibilities for short-stay specifically focusing on Young Professionals, such as the Best Western Plus Plaza. You can find all practical information on the website of the municipality of Almere.


Work

Almere is a young city with many employment possibilities. You find more than 150 international companies and the majority is in need of Young Professional, such as Innovactory, Voiceworks, Yakult, CSMART en Elements Interactive. Almere is an ideal place to live for young and driven professionals. You can reach downtown Amsterdam within twenty minutes and the connections with public transport are very good. You can find all practical information and job vacancies on the website of the municipality of Almere.

Work in Almere

Leisure

There is penty to do in the youngest city of The Netherlands. Go out clubbing in the city center, go see a movie at the cinema or enjoy a dinner in one of the many restaurants. Do you like sports? Go and see the professional football club play a match. Do you want to do sports yourself? There are many football clubs, tennis clubs, gyms and martial arts schools. International Almere also organizes events for international newcomers to learn the Dutch culture and language. See www.visitalmere.com for more information or have a look at the hotspots.

Quality of Life

Events

Anually multiple cool events take place in Almere. From festivals to sport events, there is plenty to do all year round. Also the typical Dutch holidays such as Kingsday on April 2nd, Liberation Day on May 5th and Sinterklaas are celebrated widely. Below you find a few after movies from multiple festivals taking place in Almere.

Summerpark Festival
Expat family

International Community

There are about 12,000 internationals in Almere. ‘International Almere’ is an active group of around 1200 members that share the same mission “to help internationals to feel at home in Almere”. This community is growing steadily and events are organised regularly to bring people together and make new connections. For example, you can visit the Dutch Language Café to learn the Dutch language and meet new people.


Practical information

We have gather all practical information on the website of the municipality of Almere. Here can find answers to your questions regarding resident permits, health care, working in Almere and the accessibility of the city.

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