Working in Utrecht Region

Utrecht Region is a committed international business competitor, creating a collaborative, welcoming environment that attracts top talent from around the globe.

The past years a significand increase in mobility amongst international employees and students could be noticed. More and more international businesses relocate to the Netherlands, and they, but also Dutch companies, like to invest in international talent to support their businesses.

In Utrecht Region we saw an 8% rise of internationals with a non-Dutch nationality between 2013 and 2017. These internationals are good for 2% of the total population of Utrecht! Furthermore, 7% of all jobs in the Utrecht Region are filled by internationals, and we expect this amount to grow with the same percentage every year until 2030.

Convinced? Take a look at what Utrecht Region has to offer you!

Finding a job

Utrecht Region has numerous job opportunities to explore, including a broad variety of international companies and knowledge institutions. Find a job on our job portal!

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Start your own business

Do you have great ambition, innovative ideas or simply want to be your own boss? Then Utrecht Region is a good place to start your own business! Read about it here.

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With options ranging from modern and inventive to historic and full of character, there are many attractive housing options in Utrecht Region for every price range.

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Bringing your family

Relocating is a great adventure but if you're moving with the whole family in tow, there are important things to consider in order to help your family transition as smoothly as possible. Read how to help you and your family get started.

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Straight to Utrecht Region

Convinced Utrecht is the place for you and are you ready to move? Great!
Use our moving guide to choose your next steps on the way to your new home in Utrecht or contact
the International Welcome Centre (IWCUR) for all your questions about settling in Utrecht Region.

Moving guide   IWCUR