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The Netherlands attract expats

The Netherlands wants to attract more talent from abroad.

The Netherlands must become a more attractive destination for talented foreign students, researchers and knowledge workers.

Knowlegde beeld

The Social and Economic Council published an advisory opinion entitled ‘Make it in the Netherlands!’, which underscores the importance of attracting and retaining talented foreign students. The government agrees with the SER that students – both international and Dutch – are a boon not only for institutions of higher education but also for the private sector and the Netherlands as a whole. The government notes, especially, that this could also result in a larger pool of skilled workers for certain sectors, like hi-tech R&D, without crowding out Dutch candidates on the labour market.

more information: Dutch News