Student Meetup

Join us as an international (non-EU) student at this free event to learn everything about your career opportunities in the Netherlands.

Are you ready to move forward? Let us help you to kickstart your career in the Netherlands! Take this great opportunity to learn about the different options that you have! And of course meet other students that are planning to extend their stay after their studies. Also, we will walk you through everything you need to know if you want to start your company or begin a startup yourself.

We will explain the

  1. Career options and the company landscape in the North
  2. Dutch startup ecosystem, as well as
  3. Visa requirements for 4 different visa: Startup visa, Essential personnel startup visa, Self- employed visa and Orientation year visa.

We will also invite a company that has Made it in the North that will talk about their journey through a Q&A. And of course we are  having drinks and ‘bitterballen’ afterwards!



15:00 – 15:30 Walk-in
15:30 – 15:50 Presentation from Martin van ‘t Veld, Advisor Startups & International Talent at the Netherlands Point of Entry (Netherlands Enterprise Agency)
15:55 – 16:15 Michiel Kasteleijn, Business Manager International Welcome Centre North
16:15 – 16:30 Q&A with an int. startup that explains the journey you have ahead of you!
16:30 – 17:30 Drinks and more opportunity to talk with the speakers

See you on 5th of April at 3PM at the Innovation Lab Chemie & Engineering, Blauwborgje 31 – Zernike Campus!

Not able to join us physically? No worries, you can also attend the presentation part of the event online. We will share a Zoom-link with you after you register for the event.