In 2014, you are permitted to earn € 13.729,80 in incidental earnings on top of your financial aid for studying. This concerns your total income or taxable earnings. You can find more information about this on the DUO website.
If you come to the Netherlands to live, work or study you are likely to have some questions about the arrangements you need to make. At the Nuffic site you will find all information you need to know what to arrange concerning a work permit, health insurance and some helpful websites.
Information concerning government organizations you may have to deal with, like taxes and social security you will find here. Fill in the profile and you will see a list of subjects that are relevant for you.
For instance you could find a job. Information about part time jobs you will find on this website under the heading Student life > ‘part-time jobs’
‘ASA employment agency' can also tell you everything you need to know about the conditions under which a foreign student is permitted to work (these conditions are different for students from the EEA and those from non-EEA countries).
PLEASE NOTE: The obligation to take out Dutch public healthcare insurance only applies to you if you are:
- economically active, meaning you have a job, a side job or a paid internship, or
- 30 years of age or older and will stay in the Netherlands for longer than one year.
Social security number
In order to be able to work in the Netherlands, you need to have a citizen service number (‘burgerservicenummer’ in Dutch), which you will receive after registering at the city hall. The International Office arranges this registration on your behalf in the first week after arrival.
For information about scholarships visit the following website: http://www.nuffic.nl/international-students/scholarships/grantfinder