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International Education

What types of international education are available in the Netherlands.

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Housing in the Netherlands

This section offers you practical tips and useful information such as where to buy or rent, selecting an agent and negotiating the deal.

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There are a number of things you need to know before entering the job market in the Netherlands, such as: the make-up of the Dutch employment market, finding a job here as an expatriate, Dutch labor law, the Dutch social security system etc.

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About XPat Media


Our aim, at XPat Media, is to be the number one local information source for expatriates living in the Netherlands and those who are looking for general information on Dutch society. We specialize in English-language publications on the Netherlands and books on specific subjects described from the point of view of the expatriate.
Our premier publications are The Holland Handbook, a comprehensive guidebook for expatriates, and, since 1998, the quarterly magazine The XPat Journal.
Thousands of expatriates in the Netherlands and those who are interested in the Netherlands all over the world have learned to rely on the essential information in our books.
See Books for a complete overview of published books and order details. This site offers a secure payment and delivery service.

We have a continuously expanding network of writers, contributing consultants, partners in publishing, distributors of expat information and international organizations. Most of our contributors come from the expatriate community and virtually all publications are written by or in cooperation with international companies and organizations or expats, guaranteeing optimal connection and communication with our readers.

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