Working

Working part-time

EU/EEA students

As an EU/EEA-student in the Netherlands, you are free to take a part-time job in order to help cover your costs. Your position is somewhat different from that of Dutch students and you will have to take several practical matters into account:

Please note! If you work in the Netherlands for a minimum of 56 hours per month (employment condition), then you may be eligible for a student grant for EU/EEA students.

Non-EU/EEA students

As a non-EU/EEA student in the Netherlands, you need a work permit in order to have a part-time job. With a work permit you will be allowed to work either 16 hours per week or full time during the summer months. Your position is somewhat different from that of Dutch students and you will have to take several practical matters into account:

Please note! It can be difficult to find a job, and work permit procedures take a substantial amount of time.

For more information, also see the Nuffic website.