Almere is the youngest city of the Netherlands, located in the province of Flevoland. Almere was built in the 1970's on land that was reclaimed from the sea in a feat of Dutch engineering. Now Almere has been developed into a well-planned city with residential areas, parks, lakes, modern infrastructure and excellent transport connections.
Almere has 200,000 inhabitants and around 5,000 students live in this city. Almere does not have a long tradition as a student city, but nevertheless Almere is a very interesting growing green city. The education is small-scale and personal. Almere Centrum (city centre) is your campus with a fantastic (international) library, lots of bars and cafés , sport facilities, a big shopping centre with international supermarkets and cosy student housing. Almere is a dynamic city in full development, only 20 minutes away from Amsterdam!
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Why choose Almere?
- Almere is the youngest city of the Netherlands
- Almere is located 30 km east of Amsterdam
- Almere is a growing green city
- Almere has a lot of shops, bars and restaurants